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Health Care Aide Program in Edmonton, AB

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NorQuest College, Edmonton:
Start an exciting new career in the rapidly-growing field of allied healthcare with NorQuest College in downtown Edmonton, Alberta. NorQuest College provides a Health Care Aide (HCA) certificate program. Licensed to deliver the Alberta Health and Wellness HCA provincial curriculum, our HCA program is available in a range of study modes: Full-time study (21 weeks), Part-time study (32 weeks), Distance learning (32 weeks) or Online learning (32 weeks). You can choose from fall, winter, and spring start dates.

Locations in Alberta:

Our full-time HCA program is available only in downtown Edmonton. Part-time study is available in Edmonton and also Wetaskiwin, Stony Plain, Hinton, Drayton Valley, and select communities throughout Alberta, based on interest.

Career Opportunities:
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be prepared to work in continuing care institutions, group homes, home care agencies, assisted or supportive living, specialized care centres and programs, acute care hospitals, day programs, and private care.

Our Health Care Aide Program is available in a range of study modes:
- Full-time study (21 weeks)
- Part-time study (32 weeks)
- Distance learning (32 weeks)
- Online learning (32 weeks)
- The HCA Workplace Education option is offered throughout Alberta in partnership with continuing care and home care employers. With this option, you are able to combine work and school by studying at home and practising your skills at work. You have one year to complete the program.

You can choose from fall, winter, and spring start dates.

As a health care aide, you must be able to:

- Use your knees, back, and arms to move clients who have minimal body strength
- Be on your feet for extended periods of time
- Work shifts and weekends
- Function effectively in stressful situations
- Perform all skills independently

Email: Contact Us

Address: 10215, 108 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1L6, Canada
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2021-05-04 were from:

Edmonton AB; Edmonton; Morden/MANITOBA; and more.
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Canadian National Institute of Health (CNIH), Ottawa
Courses / Programs
Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canadian National Institute of Health (CNIH) is an innovative health care college that provides medical and dental diploma programs that are approved by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. We aim to prepare you for professional careers in the fields of Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (probationary), Dental Hygiene (CDAC accredited), Dental Assisting and Dental / Medical Administration.

CNIH provides comprehensive, career-focused educational programs and services to ensure that our graduates are educated to perform all recognized dental and medical procedures in the most proficient manner using critical thinking skills and effective interpersonal communications. Experienced instructors, state of the art facilities and ample opportunity for professional hands-on training make the difference.

In addition to providing sound theoretical knowledge and an opportunity to develop excellence in clinical procedures, our programs are structured to foster attitudes of caring, accountability, and credible work ethics so that graduates are eligible for regulation to practice and continue life-long professional competence improvement.
- Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Diploma (20 months)
- CDAC-Accredited Dental Hygiene Diploma (18 months)
- Dental Assistant Diploma (32 weeks)
- Dental / Medical Office Administrator Diploma (26 weeks)
University Canada West - Online MBA Degree
Courses / Programs
UCW Vancouver:
University Canada West (UCW) is a private, business-oriented university in Vancouver which offers MBA and Bachelor degrees that prepare you to be an effective leader in the workplace.

UCW is known for its innovation and effectiveness across Canada and abroad. It aims to prepare students for professional-level careers. UCW Vancouver transforms students into graduates who are ready to be the leaders of tomorrow.

Online MBA Program:
The online MBA syllabus is focused on enhancing competencies across areas such as leadership, critical thinking, project planning, and a host of further advanced business disciplines. Each program module is led by an experienced UCW academic, whose role is to encourage discussion and debate, to facilitate active student participation, and to provide guidance and feedback.

Those who graduate from this ACBSP-accredited MBA program will find themselves more capable of responding strategically to challenges within the business environment presents. You will learn to take responsibility for important decisions, with the ability to explain yourself and your ideas. 

Student Testimonial:
“I love the flexibility of the online classes, as well as the structure of the weekly course load and due dates. I was able to complete my school work around my work, family and social life.”
Megan Clifton, 2017 Medal for Academic Excellence recipient
Online MBA Program:

Tier 1: Analytical Foundations
•Business Environment, Ethics & Strategy
•Leadership in the Global Context
•Human Interfaces
•Research Methodologies & Inquiry

Tier 2 Management Principles & Practices
•Managerial Accounting
•HRM in the Global Environment or Canadian Human Resource Management
•Marketing Management
•Operations Management

Tier 3 Business Applications
•Financial Management
•Consulting Practice
•Project Management
•Two electives

Tier 4 Integration & Implementation
•Consulting/Research Project or Strategic Management
•One elective

Electives in Marketing, Finance or Leadership
Medix College of Healthcare, Ontario
Courses / Programs
Medix School is a registered private career college providing professional health care training in Ontario for over 30 years. Medix School has expanded and we now have campuses in Toronto, Scarborough, London, Brantford and Kitchener-Waterloo. Employment counselling and job search training is provided for all students during their program by scheduled classroom lectures and ongoing individualized counselling. The School remains a permanent source of employment search assistance for all graduates. Graduates are hired in hospitals, research facilities, physicians' offices and walk-in clinics, private laboratories, and veterinarian's offices.
Full-time health care diploma programs range in length from 21-88 weeks. All full time programs include mandatory clinical/practical field placements. Programs include: Personal Support Worker, Social Service Worker, Developmental Service Worker, Intra-Oral Dental Assistant Level 1 & 2, Dental Hygiene, Medical Office Assistant, Medical and General Laboratory Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Massage Therapy, ECG/Phlebotomy Technician
St. Clair College, Ontario
Courses / Programs
Located in Windsor, Ontario, St. Clair College provides an advanced diploma course in Diagnostic Medical Sonography through our Centre for Applied Health Sciences. This program is 2.5 years in duration and will prepare you for entry-to-practice as a General Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (Ultrasound Technologist) in settings including hospitals, clinical laboratories, and other health care facilities.

The overall goals and objectives of the program are aligned with the current National Competency Profiles (NCP) for the Generalist, as approved by the Canadian Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (CSDMS) boards and the Canadian Association of Registered Diagnostic Ultrasound Professionals (CARDUP).

The role of a sonographer is to perform examinations that will provide diagnostic ultrasound images for interpretation by a medical radiologist. Using advanced knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy, pathology, and physical applications, the sonographer will produce images of internal body structures utilizing a variety of hand-held acoustical scanning probes and imaging techniques.
- Advanced Diploma in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (2.5 years)
Robertson College Winnipeg
Courses / Programs
Conveniently located in downtown Winnipeg, Robertson College is a career training college that provides a range of continuing education Diploma programs in the Healthcare field. All of our programs are designed to get you career ready in under a year. Courses include Nursing Assistant (NA) Health Care Aide, and Medical Laboratory Assistant among others. With hands-on learning, industry experienced instructors and real-world work practicums, we will equip you with the skills to compete in today’s competitive job market.

At Robertson, we put a special emphasis on helping our students find employment. Our Career Services team will prepare you in the classroom with in-class training, a work practicum and provide assistance in finding your first new job. As alumni of Robertson College, you are always welcome to get assistance from the Career Services team.

We also have campuses in Calgary, Brandon, and Edmonton, as well as a range of online / distance learning course options.
Continuing Education Healthcare Diploma Programs - specializations include:

- Nursing Assistant (NA)
- Health Care Aide
- Health Care Aide Challenge
- Health Unit Clerk
- Medical Laboratory Assistant
- Medical Office Assistant
- Pharmacy Technician
Alberta Academy of Learning, Edmonton
Courses / Programs
Do you want to start a new career in the field of allied healthcare? With conveniently-located campuses in downtown Edmonton, West Edmonton Mall and South Edmonton, the Alberta Academy of Learning provides a quality Health Care Aide (HCA) certificate program. This program may be studied full-time (22 weeks) or part-time (52 weeks).

A Health Care Aide is a core member of the health care team in the continuing care sector. To meet the need for an adequate supply of appropriately-trained health care aides, the Government of Alberta Health Care Aide Program was developed for delivery by training providers. The Academy of Learning has supplemented this government program with First Aid training, the prestigious Lou Tice "Thought Patterns for a Successful Career", and "Job Search and Resume Writing" Skills along with job placement assistance. The program also includes 3 practicums (work experience placements).

This program may also be studied at Alberta Academy of Learning campuses in Calgary, Medicine Hat and Red Deer, AB.
- Health Care Aide certification program: May be studied full-time (22 weeks) or part-time (52 weeks). The program also includes 3 practicums (work experience placements).