Program Description

Building on the foundational skills and knowledge gained from completing a Health Care Assistant Program, students can take this advanced training in Palliative Health Care to provide hospice care for clients with serious illnesses. This training includes a cultural component by using medicine wheel teachings covering the four areas of the physical, emotional, spiritual and mental well-being of a person.

This program also identifies and examines traditional and non-traditional approaches to providing care for palliative care clients in rural and urban communities.

Contact our Student Advisor for more info.

Program Summary

Length

1 week

Offered

TBD

Credential

Certificate of Completion

Format

Mon-Fri, time TBD

Schedule

Full-time

Career Path

Health Care Assistants who complete the advanced training in Palliative Care increase their ability to work in various settings including:

  • Palliative Care units
  • Hospice Care

Admissions Requirements

Prerequisites

  • HCA certification from a recognized training program or other frontline health care workers requiring interview with program coordinator
  • Employer reference
  • Current resume
  • Interview with Program Coordinator

Workshop Outline

Day 1

Nursing Perspective in Palliative Care

Day 2

Nursing Perspective in Palliative Care

Day 3

Nursing Perspective in Palliative Care

Day 4

Cultural Workshops

Day 5

Cultural Workshops

Tuition & Fees

Tuition*

$350.00

Fees

See below

Books

See below

Supplies

See below

Total Cost

$350.00

*Please note: all costs for fees, books, and supplies are included in the tuition.

This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.


For more information, please contact:

Admissions Department
(604) 873-3772 Ext. 328
admissions@necvancouver.org