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Health, Assistance and Nursing (French) - 5325

CDI College's Health, Assistance and Nursing - 5325 program prepares students for nursing assistant jobs in a variety of facilities.

This program is taught in French. For the full program description in French, please visit Santé, assistance et soins infirmiers - 5325.

Prerequisites

To be admitted to this curriculum, student must meet one of the following conditions:
  • Secondary V diploma or its recognized equivalent OR
  • Be at least 16 years old on September 30rd of the school year and pass the fifth secondary units in first language, the fourth secondary units in second language as well as in mathematics according to the programs established by the Minister OR
  • Be at least 18 years old when entering the program and pass the general developmental test and possess the fifth secondary units in first language in a program established by the Minister or equivalents OR
  • Obtain third secondary units in first and second language, as well as in mathematics in programs establishedby the Minister and continue general education simultaneously in order to obtain the fifth secondary units in first language, the fourth secondary units in second language as well as in mathematics according to the curriculum established by the Minister.
  • Pass the College admission test

Graduation
To graduate, students must obtain the required pass mark in each course.

This vocational program leads to a DEP (diplôme d'études professionnelles) recognized by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement Supérieur (MEES) (Permit 528500).

Program Courses

754-816 - Care of diverse clients (French)
Subjects – Establishment of care priorities. Providing basic and specific care. Communication with the patient. Cooperation with the multidisciplinary team.
754-646 - Care of children and adolescents (French)
Subjects – Work plan. Routine activities of daily living. Providing children and adolescents with basic and specific care.
754-826 - Care of mothers and newborns (French)
Subjects – Work plan. Routine activities of daily living. Providing mothers and newborns with basic and specific care.
754-836 - Pre- and Postoperative Care (French)
Subjects – Work plan. Providing preoperative and postoperative care. Providing information on the care provided and the patient’s condition.
754-806 - Physical Rehabilitation Care (French)
Subjects – Work plan. Observation of the patient’s condition. Providing support to the patient. Cooperation with the interdisciplinary team. Physical rehabilitation techniques.
754-829 - Medical Care - (French)
Subjects – Work plan. Observation of the patient’s condition. Providing support to the patient. Providing specific care. Providing information on the patient’s condition.
754-894 - Care of Patients with Mental Health Problems (French)
Subjects – Work plan. Observation of the patient’s condition. Providing support to the patient. Cooperation with the interdisciplinary team.
754-628 - Geronto-Geriatric Care - Internship (French)
Subjects – Appropriate intervention strategies. Providing information on the status of a person. Assisted living and specific care.
754-526 - Preferred Approach for Children and Adolescents (French)
Subjects - Child and adolescent development. Needs of children and adolescents.
754-902 - Preferred Approach for Mothers and Newborns (French)
Subjects - Pregnancy, post-partum period and clinical symptoms in mothers. Needs of mothers and newborns.
754-842 - First Aid (French)
Subjects – Applying the general emergency intervention strategy. Administering first aid in case of an alteration in the level of consciousness, a respiratory distress, an obstuction or arrest, a cardiac discomfort or arrest, a hemorrhage and shock, a muscle, bone or joint injury, a poisoning or allergy, a problem caused by heat or cold.
754-883 - Approach to Patients with Mental Health Problems (French)
Subjects – Definition of mental health. Recognition of signs of anxiety. Description of the signs associated with mental health problems. Various intervention techniques for dealing with patients with mental health problems. Crisis intervention techniques.
754-632 - Approach to Palliative Care (French)
Subjects – Communication with the patient. Demonstration of compassion. Ensuring pain relief. Cooperation with the interdisciplinary team and the family.
754-873 - Approach to Patients with Cognitive Deficits (French)
Subjects – Normal aging process. Description of the clinical signs of dementia. Supporting patients presenting cognitive deficits. Intervention in cases of disruptive behaviour.
754-795 - Specific Care (French)
Subjects – Work plan. Detection of clinical signs associated with various problems. Providing basic and specific care. Administering medication or other substances. Providing information on the care provided.
754-784 - Urinary and Reproductive Systems (French)
Subjects – Discernment of the anatomical structures and the role of the urinary and the reproductive systems. Roles and organs of the urinary system. Anatomical structures of the male and female reproductive systems. Roles of the organs of the male and female reproductive systems. Clinical signs associated with the alterations in the urinary and reproductive systems. Basic and specific care associated with alterations in the urinary and reproductive systems.
754-774 - Digestive System (French)
Subjects – Discernment of the anatomical structures and the role of the digestive system. Roles and organs of the digestive system. Clinical signs associated with the alterations in the digestive system. Basic and specific care associated with alterations in the digestive system. Pre and post-operative care.
754-865 - Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems (French)
Subjects – Anatomical structures of the heart, its vessels and the circulatory system. Description of the role of the heart and its anatomical structures. Discernment of the anatomical structures and the role of the circulatory system. Role of the blood components. Discernment of the anatomical structures and the role of the respiratory system Role and organs of the respiratory system. Clinical signs associated with alterations in the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.
754-742 - Endocrine System (French)
Subjects – Anatomical structures of the endocrine system. Roles of hormones in the functioning of the human body. Clinical signs associated with alterations in the endocrine system. Providing basic and specific care to patients with diabetes.
754-734 - Nervous and Sensory Systems (French)
Subjects – Discernment of the anatomical structures of the nervous and sensory systems. Description of the role of the anatomical structures of the nervous and sensory systems. Clinical signs of pain. Clinical signs associated with alterations in the nervous system and the sensory systems. Providing basic and specific care associated with alterations in the nervous and sensory systems.
754-672 - Nutrition (French)
Subjects – Patient’s nutritional needs. Help to the patient in the selection of his or her food. Relation between diets and therapeutic objective. Prevention of food-related problems.
754-934 - Basic Care (French)
Subjects – Work planning. Patient observation. Helping the patient with hygiene, comfort, dressing and mobilization. Helping the patient with eating and hydration as well as with elimination. Providing information on the care provided.
754-714 - Drug Therapy (French)
Subjects – Laws governing drug therapy. Establishing links between medication or other substances and thier effects on the body. Calculation of the dosage, preparation and administration of medication or other substances. Monitoring patient self-medication.
754-664 - Infection Control (French)
Subjects – Detection of signs of inflammation and infection. Description of the methods of controlling infection. Washing hands, wearing gloves, handling contaminated equipment and body fluids, using antimicrobial agents, providing wound care. Taking isolation precautions.
754-723 - Musculoskeletal System (French)
Subjects – Structural organization of the human body. Anatomical structures of the musculoskeletal system. Components of the musculoskeletal system. Description of the clinical signs associated with alterations in the musculoskeletal system. Providing basic care and specific care associated with alterations in the musculoskeletal system.
754-682 - Ethical and Legal Aspects of the Profession (French)
Subjects – Legal documents related to the practice of the profession and professional conduct. Consideration of ethical and religious questions such as euthanasia, human cloning, right to dissent, etc.
754-652 - Establishing a Helping Relationship (French)
Subjects – Human behaviour and characteristics of a helping relationship. Commitment to the establishment of a helping relationship.
754-927 - Basic Care Procedures (French)
Subjects – Moving a patient. Providing hygiene care. Helping the patient with eating and hydration. Taking vital signs. Immobilizing a patient. Implementing the necessary postmortem procedures.
754-634 - Communication within a Health Care Team (French)
Subjects – General principles of communication Applying verbal and nonverbal communication techniques. Applying techniques of written communication in the workplace. Becoming familiar with the principles and techniques of teamwork.
754-622 - Comprehensive Approach to Health (French)
Subjects – Understanding the concept of health in its overall context. Identification of the attitudes that reflect the humanization of care and the patient’s needs.
754-612 - The Occupation and Training Process (French)
Subjects – Profession information. Training process and career choice.