Vocational Training Program

Health, Assistance and Nursing

Next sessions

November 15, 2021

January 24, 2022

April 4, 2022

Schedule

Monday to Friday, 8h30am to 3h20pm

Location

163 rue Cleghorn, Saint-Lambert, Qc, J4R 2J4

Duration

18 months (1800 Hours / 120 Credits)

Why enroll in this program?

**As this program is offered in a Hybrid format, students will require their own computer to follow the program and will be required at times to come into the building for evaluations and Practical/Lab training.**

  • Acquire the certified training required to practice the profession of Nursing Assistant. Our dedicated teaching nurses provide training in a modern hospital ward setting with the latest medical equipment. To learn more, call the ACCESS Centre.
  • The program is officially recognized by the Québec Ministry of Education, Recreation and Sports.
  • The professional training you receive opens doors to many jobs in both the public and private sectors.
  • Financial aid is available for eligible candidates www.afe.gouv.qc.ca/en/

With 5 campuses located on the South Shore of Montreal, ACCESS has been a resource for the Riverside School Board community for over 40 years, empowering individuals who are 16 and older in their ongoing quest for academic and professional success.

Program objectives

  • Provide students with the technical and basic skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to perform assistant nursing tasks while prioritizing the needs of the patient.
  • Train students to work on a team and establish effective helping relationships.
  • Teach students to communicate effectively with all members of the medical team, the patients and their families.
  • Give students the ability to respond effectively to problems and to adapt to difficult situations.

Special features of the program

  • To be eligible for admission to the Health, Assistance and Nursing program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor’s degree
    OR
    Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary V credits in language of instruction and Secondary IV credits in second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
    OR
    Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test, as well as Secondary V credits in language of instruction in a program of study established by the Minister, or recognition for equivalent learning
    OR
    Persons having earned Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister and who will continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training in order to obtain the credits they are missing from among the following: Secondary IV and V language of instruction and Secondary IV second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister
  • For more information on Functional Prerequisites, please visit the InforouteFPT website.

Content of
program

Module title
Hours
Units
  • Administer first aid
    30
    2
  • Determine their suitability for the profession and training
    30
    2
  • Become familiar with a comprehensive approach to health
    30
    2
  • Communicate in a care team
    45
    3
  • Apply basic care procedures
    105
    7
  • Establish a helping relationship
    30
    2
  • Become familiar with the legal and ethical aspects of the profession
    30
    2
  • Apply care procedures related to the musculoskeletal system
    45
    3
  • Provide basic care to clients who are experiencing loss of autonomy
    75
    5
  • Help a client meet his or her nutritional needs
    30
    2
  • Apply care procedures related to the nervous and sensory systems
    60
    4
  • Apply care procedures related to the endocrine system
    30
    2
  • Apply care procedures related to the digestive system
    60
    4
  • Apply care procedures related to the urinary and reproductive systems
    60
    4
  • Intervene with a client with cognitive deficits
    45
    3
  • Intervene with a client in palliative care
    30
    2
  • Intervene with a client with a mental health problem
    45
    3
  • Provide geronto-geriatric care
    120
    8
  • Provide care to clients with mental health problems
    75
    5
  • Provide care to clients undergoing physical rehabilitation
    120
    8
  • Provide care in a surgical unit
    90
    6
  • Intervene with a mother and her newborn
    30
    2
  • Provide care to mothers and newborns
    30
    2
  • Intervene with a child or adolescent with a health problem
    30
    2
  • Provide care to children and adolescents
    30
    2
  • Provide care to a diverse clientele
    105
    7
  • Prevent and control infection
    60
    4
  • Participate in drug therapy
    60
    4
  • Provide specific care
    75
    5
  • Provide care in a medical unit
    120
    8
  • Refer to their knowledge of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems when providing care
    75
    5