Health Care Aide Program Curriculum

Our two-semester Health Care Aide program at our Edmonton and Calgary NE campus includes theory, practical labs and clinical placements, with blended online and hands-on training.

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MaKami College’s Health Care Aide program offers a cutting-edge iPad-based curriculum using the newest curriculum available from the government of Alberta. The program is offered in a blended format, with theory completed online and practical labs and clinical placements completed in-person.

Our program runs in 2 semesters. The first semester comprises 5 courses including a 4-week clinical placement. The second semester comprises 4 courses, 2 of which are clinical placements..

The newest Health Care Aide program is available at both the Edmonton and Calgary NE Campuses.

Our 9 Health Care Aide Courses:

  1. Health Care Aide Role & Responsibilities
  2. The Human Body, Health and Chronic Illness
  3. Communication in the HealthCare Environment
  4. Providing Person-Centred Care & Comfort
  5. Clinical Placement I
  6. Meeting Complex Care Needs
  7. Special Activities for Clients with Various Health Conditions
  8. Clinical Placement II
  9. Clinical Placement III

Health Care Aide Program Length

This program runs for 40 weeks (10 months) and includes 735 total hours of training during the 9 courses.

  • 6 courses are a mix of theory and lab, totalling 375 hours
  • 3 courses are clinical placements, totalling 360 hours

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