Program objectives

With the help of an intervention plan, this program trains the student to provide care, assistance and services related to the needs of a patient of any age. The students also learn to welcome and integrate persons in the care unit, provide care and comfort specific to the context of the unit, that is, they adapt the basic care and services to the client’s condition as well as to the apparatus required.

Program content

CodeStatement of competencyHoursCredits
751-472Determine their suitability for the occupations and the training process302
751-483Adopt a holistic approach when considering the needs of different types of clientele453
751-492Prevent infections and contamination302
751-502Adopt behaviours consistent with professional decorum and workplace ethics302
751-522Establish a helping relationship302
751-532Interact as part of a team302
751-543Consider the manifestations of physical illnesses and disabilities as well as the specific needs of affected clients453
751-554Adopt relational approaches with clients with mental health problems, cognitive deficits or intellectual disabilities604
751-568Perform basic care procedures1208
751-572Administer first aid302
751-581Provide assistance to clients in palliative care151
751-591Use job search techniques151
751-602Apply basic care procedures specific to care units302
751-617Provide basic care and services to clients requiring long-term care1057
751-624Provide basic care and services to clients with mental health problems, cognitive deficits or intellectual disabilities604
751-635Provide basic care and services to clients requiring short-term care755
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