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Continuing Care Assistant

We're transitioning to a new registration system. If you're looking for a course that starts after July 1, 2017 visit saskpolytech.ca/part-time-studies.
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In the home/community services clinical setting, you will work under the supervision of a buddy or a staff member. You will demonstrate employability skills, comply with agency policies and procedures, communicate effectively, provide basic client care and ensure client and personal safety.

You must be assessed by the program head for practicum readiness prior to registration.

This course currently has no offerings.

In a long term care setting, you will participate in a supervised clinical experience following the hours of work of that clinical site. You will provide care for clients who require assistance with activities of daily living.

You must be assessed by the program head for practicum readiness prior to registration.

This course currently has no offerings.

In a long term care setting, you will participate in a supervised clinical experience following the hours of work of that site. You will assist clients who require personal care/comfort.

You must be assessed by the program head for practicum readiness prior to registration.

Prerequisites: admission to the Continuing Care Assistant program.


This course currently has no offerings.

Your studies will address causes, stages and behaviours of dementia, behaviour mapping techniques and interventions that promote optimal level of functioning.

No class April 8 (Saskatoon)

This course currently has no offerings.

You will develop employability skills through the study of interpersonal communications theory and applications in the workplace. Learning outcomes include the importance of self-awareness and self-esteem, perception problems, verbal and nonverbal messages, listening skills, creating positive communication climates and resolving interpersonal conflict.

The online course uses an asynchronous tool, allowing access to course material at any time convenient for the student. High-speed internet is recommended.

This course currently has no offerings.

You will learn normal nutritional requirements based on Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide. Course content also includes exploring how to maintain optimal nutritional balance for your clients.

This course currently has no offerings.

Your studies will focus on the goals and philosophy of Health Care Services in Saskatchewan. You will learn how these goals are reflected in the activities of the agency and on your role as a caregiver. You will learn about your role in providing care services within a multicultural dynamic setting. The course content also includes interprofessional work environments, personal health, employability skills, and types of abuse (for example: caregiver, neglect and abandonment, sexual and financial).

This course currently has no offerings.

You will learn how to promote client independence in a safe, comfortable and pleasant environment. Course content includes fire safety, emergency response, and WHMIS.

This course currently has no offerings.

Your studies will focus on the basic needs and interventions of clients with disruptions in their sensory organs, body systems (e.g., cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, neurological and endocrine) and body functions (e.g., genital-urinary and gastro-intestinal).

Prerequisites: Admission to the CCA program.


This course currently has no offerings.

You will participate in activities to move and position clients/objects in health care settings using minimal physical effort and maximizing the use of mechanical aids and equipment. The course focuses on client/caregiver safety. Upon successfully completing the course, you will receive a Transferring, Lifting, Repositioning (TLR) re-evaluation wallet card.

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
June 24, 2017
Sat - 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Registration deadline: June 23, 2017
Register Online
$95.00SaskatoonCRN: 201604-968
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