Project Description

Narrative Summary

The Introduction to Healthcare program is aimed at individuals who are interested in a career in any healthcare field. This will enable students to make informed decisions about their future and gain foundational knowledge helpful in pursing their career.

Over the course of 21 weeks, students will learn about anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical math, nutrition, human growth and development, practical supportive care skills and more.

This program will further develop career preparation with resume building, interview skills and how to have proper communication, interpersonal, active listening and problem solving skills.

The students will become certified with Standard First Aid with Level C CPR & AED, Basic Life Support, Mental Health First Aid, Psychological First Aid and Gentle Persuasion Approach.

Admission Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age or a mature student
  • Grade 12 Diploma or GED
  • Provide highschool transcript
  • Complete Academic Assessment
  • Must have a Grade 12 Science and Math at C/M/U level

Course Outline

Major Topics include:

  • Orientation to the Healthcare Sector
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Math
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Nutrition
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
  • Computers and Technology in Health Care
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Career Preparation
  • Practical Supportive Care Skills
  • and more!

Hours and Duration

Hours and duration: Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm[In class instruction]