Professional training

Institutional and Home Care Assistance (PAB)

Next sessions

October 5, 2020

January 25, 2021

Schedule

Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. à 3:20 p.m.

Location

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

Duration

870 Hours / 58 Credits

Why enroll in this program?

The Institutional and Home Care Assistance program prepares students for the trade or occupation of patient service associate and home support worker in the health and social services sector. Our dedicated teaching nurses provide training in a modern hospital ward and home 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 au www.afe.gouv.qc.ca/en/

Program objectives

  • Train students to provide care and assistance in public, private and community health care networks to persons of all ages who are sick or who have physical, psychological, or psychosocial disabilities
  • Train students to work on a team and establish effective helping relationships.
  • The rationale of this occupation is to provide aid to patients so that they may recover or maintain their autonomy and overall health condition.

Content of
program

Module title
Hours
Units
  • Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process
    30
    2
  • Establish a helping relationship
    60
    4
  • Adopt relational approaches with clients with cognitive impairments, mental health problems or neurodevelopmental disorders
    60
    4
  • Determine the appropriate means to respond to the needs of clients with physical illnesses and disabilities
    60
    4
  • Provide care related to activities of daily living (ADL)
    75
    5
  • Prevent infections and contamination
    30
    2
  • Provide assistive care related to daily activities
    120
    8
  • Deal with situations involving risk
    30
    2
  • Work with clients who require assistive care at home or in alternative living environments
    105
    7
  • Deal with family, social and cultural contexts
    60
    4
  • Provide assistance to clients in palliative and end-of-life care
    30
    2
  • Consider the rules and procedures for administering medications and basic invasive care involved in assistance with activities of daily living
    45
    3
  • Provide assistive care related to the client’s clinical reality
    60
    4
  • Administer first aid
    30
    2
  • Provide assistive care to clients requiring short-term care
    75
    5