HCAS 1220: Caring for Individuals Experiencing Cognitive or Mental Health Challenges

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 1.5 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

Students integrate content from earlier courses to explore concepts and caregiving approaches that will allow them to work effectively with individuals experiencing cognitive or mental health challenges. Emphasis is placed on supporting clients with dementia, recognizing responsive behaviours, and identifying person-centred intervention strategies.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Certificate in Health Care Assistant.

Corequisites: HCAS 1100, 1101, 1110, 1120, 1130, and 1140.

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