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Date:10/4/2009

Community Health Care program at UCW Academy of Health offers a well-rounded education

Victoria, BC (PRWEB) October 4, 2009 -- With the increased demand for personal care services on British Columbia’s health care system, greater emphasis has been placed on the role caregivers play. Working directly with clients in settings ranging from extended care facilities to group homes, caregivers need to be versatile and well-trained. UCW Academy of Health’s Community Health Care diploma program combines comprehensive and practical, hands-on training to prepare graduates for the demands of the health care industry.

“With all of the changes occurring in the health care field today, Community Health Care workers are becoming an essential part of the interdisciplinary team,” says Patricia Hitchens, a health care instructor at the UCW Academy of Health. “They are definitely the eyes and ears for many of the other team members.”

Community Health Care students follow an intensive 43-week curriculum that explores the caregiver position in a variety of environments. They study anatomy, physiology and medical terminology as well as human development and interpersonal communications. They learn about developmental disorders, behavior management and mental health issues. Students also learn to plan recreational activity programs for clients, including art and music therapy. Three separate practicum placements provide students with opportunities to apply their knowledge and skill in intermediate and extended care facilities, as well as adolescent care.

For those looking to enter the Community Health Care field, a certain level of caring and compassion are required.

“Community Health Care workers need to be empathetic and patient people,” says Hitchens. “The job often requires them to be creative and think outside the box,
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