A central feature of this course is the extensive section on meeting the care and comfort needs of clients with a diagnosis of dementia. Learners also learn about care strategies for assisting other diverse client groups such as clients with a mental health diagnosis and clients with developmental delays and physical disabilities. Health care aides employed by home care agencies may have the opportunity to provide care for infants and children, as well as caring for clients living with life-limiting illness, and who could benefit from hospice, palliative and end-of-life care. The course provides the information and skills needed to assist with these care assignments. Not available for supplemental. Instruction (3.5), Lab (1.5). Requisite Courses: Take HCA-1130 HCA-1131 HCA-1132 HCA-1133 HCA-1134 (Required, Previous), Take HCA-1135 HCA-1136L (Required, Concurrent).
HCA-1136 Special Activities for Clients With Various Health Conditions - 6.00 credits