Health Care Aide Course in Edmonton

The Nightingale Academy Health Care Aide Program

Health Care Aide Program Details

The standards of the Nightingale Academy’s Health Care Aide course in Edmonton have been identified by Alberta Health Services working in conjunction with the health care industry in Alberta resulting in the Government of Alberta Health Care Aide 2019 Provincial Curriculum.
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Duration
35 Weeks (8 months)
Schedule
3-5 days/week. Evening and weekend schedules possible.
Practicum
320 Hours
Potential Salary
$37,400-$66,000

About Nightingale Academy’s Health Care Aid Course

Nightingale Academy’s course is 35 weeks long and includes extra components beyond the standard requirements. Simply put, Nightingale Academy is better by design, better by far.

We always have a new class starting soon, so you never have to wait to get started on your chosen career path.

The Nightingale Academy Program has six distinct parts:

  • 1
    Classroom Instruction
  • 2
    Lab Instruction and Practice
  • 3
    Clinical Practicums
  • 4
    Continuing Education Courses for Graduates
  • 5
    Provincial Exam Review and Preparation
  • 6
    Resume and Career Search Support
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Classroom Instruction

In the Classroom Instruction component, you will learn the attributes, skills and knowledge you will need to become a Health Care Aide. (Also known as a “Nursing Attendant” by Alberta Health Services in their career postings)
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Lab Instruction and Practice

In the Lab Instruction and Practice component, you will learn and practice basic care nursing skills such as aseptic sterile techniques, catheter care, transferring clients, taking vital signs; in fact, all the basic care nursing skills that are needed for success in the Clinical Practice Components and in gaining employment!
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Clinical Practicums

In the Clinical Instruction component, you are coached by your clinical instructor in a actual health care facility, supporting actual clients in that facility. You will apply the attributes, skills, and knowledge, you will need to become employed as a Nursing Attendant/ Health Care Aide.
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Continuing Education Courses for Graduates

These continuing education certificates are offered to you at no additional cost when you complete the Nightingale Academy program.
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Provincial Exam Review and Preparation

Nightingale Academy students attend a review of the program with an instructor, going over typical areas tested on the HCA Provincial Exam. Nightingale Academy pays for the student’s practice provincial exam as well as the $200 provincial exam. Nightingale Academy also provides a dedicated provincial exam test room for all students.

These activities help support Nightingale Academy’s 100% Perfect pass rate for Nightingale Academy students taking the provincial exam.  (As of December 1, 2021.)

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Resume and Career Search Support

Every student receives a professional resume template that includes the information about the student’s college successes as well as the student’s work history before attending Nightingale Academy.

Students receive print and digital copies of their resume we also coach and provide assistance to students applying for employment online.

These activities help achieve Nightingale Academy’s near perfect employment rate for graduates.

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Leave your contact information and we can set up a discovery session at a time that's convenient for you. This is your chance to get answers to your questions about the health care program at Nightingale and to learn more about the exciting career opportunities available to our graduates!

Don't wait, take the first step towards a meaningful career and contact Nightingale Academy today.


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Call our office and our knowledgeable staff will help you with any questions you may have.
Set Up Appointment780 478 5267
Student Services780 886 0619
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Venta Care Centre
13525 102 St., Edmonton, AB
T5E 4K3

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Become “The Eyes, Ears, and Hands for the Registered Nurse & LPN”℠.
Nightingale Academy offers a 35-week Government of Alberta Health Care Aide 2019 Provincial Curriculum program that prepares graduates for very exciting and worthwhile careers working in today’s health care system.