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CPR & First Aid

First Aid & CPR courses delivered in partnership with Second Chance CPR. For general inquiries regarding CPR and First Aid courses or if you are interested in arranging a special class for your staff, please call (519) 354-9714, ext. 3312 in Chatham, or (519) 972-2727, ext. 4501 in Windsor to discuss your needs.

Please note: if you have taken a recertification course once, you must take the full course the next time.

Replacement certificates: $20.00


INFANT & CHILD CPR
HSC 151N
This course teaches an emergency approach on how to manage infants and children in cardiac/respiratory medical emergencies and render lifesaving care until professional help arrives. Students will receive a wallet card CPR Level B. $32.00
WIN
070 31278 Jun 7 Sat, 9:00A-1:00P
WIN
071 31791 Jul 19 Sat, 9:00A-1:00P [Course Closed]

STANDARD FIRST AID & CPR C FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
HSC 159N
This 16 hour course teaches an emergency approach on how to manage medical emergencies and render lifesaving care until professional help arrives. Includes skill stations, scenario based learning, applications, and a written exam. Standard First Aid certificate (3 year) and CPR Level C HCP (1 year) certification is awarded on completion. $100.00
SPRING
WIN
050 31497 Jul 14, 15, 16, 17 Mon-Thu, 6:00P-10:00P
WIN
051 31792 Aug 12, 13, 19, 20 Tue, Wed, 6:00P-10:00P
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070 31276 May 3-4, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
WIN
071 31274 Jun 7-8, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
WIN
072 31501 Jul 26-27, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
WIN
073 31793 Aug 9-10, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
WIN
074 31794 Aug 16-17 Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
WIN
075 31795 Aug 23-24, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
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570 31640 May 10-11, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
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571 31642 Jun 14-15, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
CHA
555 31636 Jul 14, 15, 16, 17, Mon-Thu, 6:00P-10:00P [Course Closed]
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575 31650 Jul 19-20, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P [Course Closed]
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576 31646 Aug 9-10, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
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577 31648 Aug 16-17, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
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556 31638 Aug 19, 20, 26, 27, Tue, Wed, 6:00P-10:00P
CHA
578 31644 Aug 23- 24, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P

Basic Rescuer CPR C Health Care Provider
HSC 180N

Delivered by Second Chance CPR, this course will teach participants to describe the Chain of Survival and how it applies in their own lives and show competency at a professional level in responding in a cardiopulmonary emergency involving an infant, child or adult. $43.75
WINTER
WIN
071 3425 Apr 12, Sat, 9:00A-1:00P
CHA
571 3546 Apr 26, Sat, 9:00A-1:00P
SPRING
WIN
050 31797 Jul 30, Wed, 6:00-10:00
WIN
051 30317 Aug 20, Wed, 6:00P-10:00P
WIN
070 32157 Jun 7, Sat, 9:00A-1:00P
WIN
071 31796 Jul 12, Sat, 9:00A-1:00P
WIN
072 30318 Aug 23, Sat, 9:00A-1:00P
CHA
570 31652 Jun 7, Sat, 9:00A-1:00P
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575 31654 Jul 5, Sat, 9:00A-1:00P
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555 31712 Aug 13, Wed, 6:00P-10:00P
CHA
576 32241 Sep 6, Sat, 9:00A-1:00P

CPR C Health Care Provider With AED
HSC 182N

Delivered by Second Chance CPR, this course will re-certify the student in CPR C for Health Care Providers and AED. This course is designed for people who work in an area where a Public Access Defibrillator is available, or for personnel who are looking to further their medical training. Course includes anticipation/planning of a cardiac arrest, step by step instructions on how to successfully use a defibrillator, care and stabilization of a patient. Medical Delegation, quality assurance reviews and policies and procedures. $75.00
SPRING
WIN
050 39441 Aug 21, Thu, 6:00P-10:00P
WIN
070 39438 Jun 21, Sat, 9:00A-1:00P [Course Closed]
WIN
071 39439 Jul 12, Sat, 9:00A-1:00P
WIN
072 39440 Aug 16, Sat, 9:00A-1:00P
CHA
550 39444 Jul 23, Wed, 6:00P-10:00P
CHA
570 39445 Aug 16, Sat, 9:00A-1:00P

CPR C Health Care Provider with Standard First Aid and Defibrillation
HSC 183N
Delivered by Second Chance CPR, this course introduces participants to the standard First Aid and Level C CPR appropriate for health care providers by covering all major topics, such as: chocking, airway and breathing emergencies, and prevention of disease transmission. This course is also suitable for first responder in the workplace. $165.00
SPRING
WIN
072 39357 Jun 21-22, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P [Course Closed]
WIN
070 32155 Jul 19-20, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
WIN
071 31798 Aug 16-17, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
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050 31632 Aug 25-28 Mon-Thu, 6:00P-10:00P
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073 39503 Jul 26-27, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
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074 39504 Aug 9-10, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
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075 39505 Aug 23-24, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
CHA
570 31656 Jun 7-8, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
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575 31658 Jul 26-27, Sat, Sun, 9:00A-5:00P
CHA
555 32243 Aug 18, 21, 25, 28, Mon-Thu, 6:00P-10:00P

Personal Support Worker

The 600 hour Personal Support Worker program replaces the Health Care Aide and Home Support Worker programs. It will educate individuals to work with the frail elderly, physically challenged, mothers and newborns, and persons with special needs in long term care facilities and/or in the community at large.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Ontario Secondary School Diploma. MTH 106 Math for Healthcare Providers is recommended.

HEALTH REQUIREMENT
Accepted applicants must submit prior to entry into the Program proof of:
  • A satisfactory medical examination
  • An up-to-date immunization record including a Hepatitis B titre (within the last 24 months)
  • Please Note: A Flu vaccine will be required for specific clinical placements
  • Students will be required to obtain Standard First Aid and CPR (C)
CLINICAL PLACEMENTS REQUIREMENT
Prior to beginning any clinical placement course, students must have a current police clearance. Prior to the start of the clinical course, students must also obtain a St. Clair College Health Passport from the Campus Nurse’s Office, allowing adequate time for their physicians to update the record. For more information please call (519) 972-2727 ext. 4501 (Windsor) or the Thames Continuing Education Office.

All students must begin in the Fall semester.
For further details on the part-time PSW program, it is important to attend the Information Session for the campus you will be attending:
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 6:30pm at South Campus (room to be announced)
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 7:00pm at Thames Campus (room to be announced)


At this session, the following topics will be covered:
  • New Program Requirements
  • Admission Requirements
  • Employment Opportunities
  • Health Requirements
  • Police Record Clearance
  • Tuition/Textbook Fees
  • Uniforms and Supplies
CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS
PNR 118G
Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness
PSW 126
Professional & Skills Management
PSW 127
Health & Safety Promotion
PSW 128
Practicum 1
PSW 200
Mental Health & Dementia Studies
PSW 119
Health Promotion & Common Health Conditions
PSW 209
Family Studies & Community Care
PSW 203
Promoting Well-Being, Comfort & Palliative Care
PSW 213
Practicum II - Clinical
PSW 212
Consolidation in Community (Pre-Grad)
PSW 211
Consolidation in Long Term Care Facility (Pre-Grad)


PRACTICUM II
PSW 213
This course continues from semester 1 and applies theoretic knowledge to practical application in Long Term Care settings. This is a supervised and evaluated experience. 5 units of credit. $423.36.
WIN
050 3904 May 5-30 Mon, Wed, Fri 5:00P-11:00P

CONSOLIDATION LONG TERM CARE
PSW 211
This is a preceptored clinical experience focusing on the application of skills learned in all previous courses. The continuous clinical practice in the LTC facility provides opportunity for students to provide holistic care to clients and their significant others. Students will demonstrate accountability and professional conduct and function independently of the teacher. The student will consult with other health professionals and act as an advocate for clients/ families. Visits by the teacher will be for the purpose of assessment, guidance, and evaluation. During the practicum, the student will provide client centered, safe, knowledgeable, empathetic, efficient care. Student evaluation is based on the application of theory and skills learned, safety, communication both written and verbal, attitude toward learning, acceptance of PSW responsibilities and self evaluation. This course supports the role transformation of the student into that of the beginning graduate. 4 units of credit. $317.52.
WIN
050 3453 Jun 2-12 Mon – Fri 3:00P-11:00P

CONSOLIDATION IN COMMUNITY
PSW 212
This is a preceptored clinical experience focusing on the application of skills learned in all previous courses. The continuous clinical practice in the Community setting provides opportunity for students to provide holistic care to clients and their significant others. Students will demonstrate accountability and professional conduct and function independently of the teacher. The student will consult with other health professionals and act as an advocate for clients/ families. Visits by the teacher will be for the purpose of assessment, guidance, and evaluation. During the practicum, the student will provide client-centered, safe, knowledgeable, empathetic and efficient care. Student evaluation is based on the application of theory and skills learned, safety, communication both written and verbal, attitude toward learning, acceptance of PSW responsibilities and self evaluation. This course supports the role transformation of the student into that of the beginning graduate. 3 units of credit. $299.88.
WIN
050 3890 Jun 16-27 Mon – Fri 3:00P-11:00P

Accelerated Personal Support Worker Program

The Accelerated PSW Program is for Health Care Aides Bridging to Personal Support Worker status. Utilizing an accelerated delivery model will assist experienced Health Care Aides to obtain the Personal Support Worker Certificate needed in today's competitive environment. Advanced standing for PSW 128, PSW 211, and PSW 213 will be granted to those who can provide evidence of 500 hours of practice as a Health Care Aide in the long term care setting within the previous five years.
Coming soon. Dates, times, location and fees TBA. To receive further information, contact Virginia Janisse, vjanisse@stclaircollege.ca or (519) 972-2727 ext. 5200.

Upgrading for Personal Support Worker

PHARMACOLOGY FOR THE PSW A
PRM 134A
This non-credit course is designed for the non-regulated care provider. Students learn the principle of safe medication administration, pharmacology concepts, drug terminology and related medical abbreviations. $129.95 (tuition $115.00, HST 14.95)
CHA
550 31428 May 6-May 22, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P

PHARMACOLOGY FOR THE PSW B
PRM 134B
This non-credit course is designed for the non-regulated care provider. Students learn the principle of safe medication administration, pharmacology concepts, drug terminology and related medical abbreviations. $129.95 (tuition $115.00, HST 14.95)
CHA
550 31430 Jun 3-Jun 19, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P

Academic Pathway for Nurses Returning to Practice

A wide variety of courses are offered to meet the needs of nurses (RNs and RPNs and nursing students) returning to practice. These courses meet the needs of Canadian-trained nurses and the Internationally Educated Nurse (IEN) who have been assessed by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) and are required to meet designated theory and clinical elements. This academic pathway provides nurses with an opportunity to update and enhance their nursing knowledge and skills based on individual learning needs.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
All applicants to this academic pathway must request advising to develop an individual academic plan prior to course enrolment. Windsor applicants, please call 972-2727 ext. 4501 to start this process. Canadian nurses and IENs who have been assessed by the CNO must submit a copy of their letter. Eligible candidates must have Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status. To enroll, you are required to have current Registration with the CNO, or a letter of remediation from the CNO; or completion of an Ontario Certificate/ Diploma Nursing Program; or permission from the Continuing Education Nursing Studies Coordinator.

A completed health record, a current CPR level C certificate and a clear police check (level 2), as designated by the College are needed prior to admission to any of the clinical courses. Please ensure you have the correct forms from St Clair College prior to obtaining the health record and police check.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL CLINICAL NURSING COURSES
Before any student is allowed into any clinical placement (except the SCC nursing lab), students must have obtained:
  • A current Police Clearance with a Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check obtained. Windsor applicants, please call (519) 972-2727 ext. 4501 for details.
  • Current St Clair College Health Passport. Health forms may be obtained from health nurse Room 165 (South Campus)
  • Flu Immunization in the Winter months
  • Professional Mask fitting Certificate
  • Pre clinical courses HCE 112, HCE 113
It is expected the student will carry the police clearance card, SCC Health Passport, mask fitting certificate with you when in the clinical area. You may be asked for it at any time. Students will not be allowed into clinical areas without the above.
Pre Requisites: PNR 501/HCE 108, PNR 502, PNR 514/HCE 123N


NURSE REFRESHER: HEALTH ASSESSMENT
HCE 108N
This course will provide the student with an increased understanding of the holistic health history and increased competence in performing a physical examination. The techniques of interviewing, inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation and use various assessment tools will be implemented to increase proficiency in performing systematic health assessments of individuals across the life span. The focus will be on normal variations encountered in clinical practice. Case studies, peer assessment and simulated experiences are utilized to further develop critical thinking skills in relation to health assessment, health promotion and risk prevention. 3 units of credit. $501.90
WIN
050 32169 May 7-Jul 23, Wed, 6:00P–10:00P

NURSE REFRESHER: CLINICAL A
HCE 112N
The course provides an overview of common nursing skills and best practice to facilitate the nursing student to be prepared to give safe and knowledgeable care during future clinical practice. 1 unit of credit. $239.00
WIN
050 30312 May 27-Jun 24, Tues, 6:00P–10:00P

NURSE REFRESHER: CLINICAL B
HCE 113N
The course provides an assessment of the student’s clinical nursing abilities. The assessment enables the nurse to develop a personal learning plan to facilitate success in future clinical nursing courses. 1 unit of credit. $239.00
WIN
050 30313 May 28-Jun 25, Wed, 6:00P–10:00P

NURSE REFRESHER: CLINICAL C
HCE 114N
The course is designed to provide the student with the opportunity to practice professional and technical skills for adults of all ages experiencing acute and long term health needs. The nursing management of clients through the use of decision making, communication, caring, and teaching/learning skills are emphasized. There is a focus on assessment, goal-oriented interventions and client outcomes. Application of nursing theory, the standards of practice and best practice guidelines is expected throughout this experience. 11 units of credit. $1929.60
WIN
050 30273 Jul 2-Aug 14, Wed, Thu, Fri

THEORY OF FAMILY CENTERED CARE
HCE 120N
This review course covers the theory related to the nursing care of childbearing families, infants, children and adolescent clients. The nursing process, health promotion and adaptation are the key concepts applied in caring for the normal client throughout these various stages of growth and development. The care of these clients with common physical and psychosocial alterations is also examined. Ethical and legal issues related to the above life stages will be explored. This is a review course and the extent of the returning nurse’s knowledge level determines the amount of preparation needed before class to be successful. 3 units of credit. $295.96 (Tuition $246.96, access fee $49.00) Text extra.
ONL
065 31630 May 5-Jul 25 (online)

RPN Bridging Program

As of January 2005, all new RPN's are required to obtain a two year Diploma in Practical Nursing as a basic requirement of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario. The diploma is not required for those already registered, but existing RPN's want to upgrade to the Diploma level in order to remain competitive in the RPN work force. RPN's who have completed their RPN Certificate earlier than this, or who were educated at a school other than St. Clair College will have to meet with the Continuing Education Nursing Studies Coordinator to discuss a personal education plan based on individual needs (educational resume required). There may be opportunities for RPN's currently working in the field to challenge one or more courses based on practical work experience and/or prior learning. Windsor applicants, please call 519-972-2727 ext. 4501 to arrange for advising

NOTE: PNR 160G, PNR 501, PNR 507, PNR 508 MUST be taken PRIOR to PNR 509A, PNR 509B.

Required Courses:
PNR160G
Ethics and Professionalism
PNR 501
Health Assessment Refresher
PNR 507

Community, Gerontology, Mental
Health Nursing Theory
PNR 508
Management, Leadership and Research
PNR 509A
RPN Bridging Clinical
PNR 509B
RPN Bridging Clinical


ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM
PNR 160G
This course explores the role that codes of ethics play in the self-regulation of various professions as opposed to direct regulation of the professions by the legislature. The components of typical codes of professional ethics will be examined and students will learn how the provisions of the code are enforced and the impact of the codes on society. It will enhance the student’s understanding of core ethical issues within their chosen profession and provide the opportunity to discuss and evaluate foundational concepts of professional codes of ethics. 3 units of credit. Windsor $550.90 (Tuition $501.90, access fee $49.00), Chatham $501.90. Text extra.
ONL
065 3056 May 5-Jul 25 (online)
CHA
550 3600 May 7-Jul 23, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P

HEALTH ASSESSMENT REFRESHER
PNR 501
This course will provide the health care profession with an increased understanding of the holistic health history and increased competence in performing a physical examination. The techniques of interviewing, inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation and various assessment tools will be implemented to increase proficiency in performing systematic health assessments of individuals across the life span. The focus will be on normal variations encountered in clinical practice. Case studies, peer assessment, and simulated experiences will be utilized to further develop critical thinking skills in relation to health assessment, health promotion and risk prevention. 3 units of credit. $525.80. Text extra.
WIN
050 3944 May 7-Jul 23, Wed, 6:00P–10:00P
CHA
550 2790 May 6-Jun 10, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-10:00P[Course Closed]

RPN BRIDGING CLINICAL A
PNR 509A
The focus of this clinical experience is to apply the theoretical concepts learned in this bridging program: assessment, ethics, community, mental health, gerontology, management, leadership and research; and to promote a more advanced level of critical thinking. The student will be expected to follow the CNO standards and guidelines and apply advanced RPN competencies. The student will work in a preceptor type of clinical learning environment. The clinical placement will try to give this experienced RPN an enriching experience in a particular area in which s/he lacks applied knowledge or in an area of special interest to expand her/his depth and breadth of knowledge (i.e. the RPN may currently be applying many of the concepts in the workplace but has little experience in community, so a community placement is arranged; or has applied all the concepts but wants to strengthen one's leadership abilities in which a clinical management position would be an appropriate placement). The main focus for this section of the clinical experience is on management of care of clients as opposed to the RPN administrator, educator and researcher roles. 3 units of credit. $501.90
WIN
050 1114 May 5-May 23, Mon-Thu, 6:00P-9:30P

RPN BRIDGING CLINICAL B
PNR 509B
The focus of this clinical experience is to apply the theoretical concepts learned in this bridging program: assessment, ethics, community, mental health, gerontology, management, leadership and research; and to promote a more advanced level of critical thinking. The student will be expected to follow the CNO standards and guidelines and apply advanced RPN competencies. The student will work in a fairly independent preceptor type of clinical learning environment. The student will be expected to do nursing research and produce a viable product which supports improvement in the quality of the nursing environment/workplace (i.e. participate in workplace research, or prepare and present a needed education product for the workplace, or prepare and present a proposal to management to initiate effective change in the workplace). The main focus of this half of the clinical experience is on the RPN roles of administrator, educator and researcher rather than management of client care. 3 units of credit. $501.90
WIN
050 4109 May 26-Jun 13, Mon-Thu, 6:00P-9:30P

Additional Nurse Upgrading Courses

BRAIN FITNESS
HCE 126N
Designed for nurses, OT's, PT's and PTA's, social workers, recreation professionals, PSW's and caregivers, Paul Hyman's Brain Fitness workshop will cover techniques from the systems of Brain Gym, Trager Movement Re-Education, Hendricks Approach, Touch for Health, Stress Management, Therapeutic Recreation, and Bal-A-Vis X. Brain Fitness focuses on the creation of special programs for older adults with the synergy of mind/body modalities and integration of research from the neurosciences. Minimum 30. $67.80 (tuition $60.00, HST $7.80)
WIN
050 30274 May 24, Sat, 9:00A-4:00P [Course Closed]

INTRAVENOUS INFUSION THERAPY COURSE
HCE 127N
This course addresses the fundamental concepts related to caring for clients receiving IV therapy. Course content will include all IV access lines (central and peripheral sites), IV medication administration and drug interactions, review of necessary equipment, dressing protocols, IV initiation, client assessment, and appropriate nursing care. This course includes classroom instruction as well as hands on experience within a simulation lab. The course is suitable for 4th year Collaborative Nursing Students, 2nd year Practical Nursing students, or RNs and RPNs who wish to refresh their skills. $206.23 (Tuition $130.00, $52.50 Material Fee, HST $23.73)
WIN
050 30311 May 9-10, Fri, 5:00P-9:30P, Sat, 8:30A-5:30P
WIN
051 32245 Jun 6-7, Fri, 5:00P-9:30P, Sat, 8:30A-5:30P [Course Closed]
CHA
575 30276 Jul 19-26 Sat, 8:30A-5:30P

MED. SURGICAL NURSING REFRESHER
PNR 500
5 units of credit. $836.50
WIN
050 1261 May 6-Jul 24 Tue & Thu, 6:00P–9:30P [Course Closed]

CLINICAL SKILLS FOR NURSES
PNR 502
This course review common clinical skills for RN's and RPN's and nursing students. The student is expected to perform simulated lab practice with principle based rationale. Skills covered include care of clients with alterations in: the integumentary system (i.e. catheter insertion and irrigations,) respiration (i.e. Suctioning, trach care, chest tubes) and mobilization (i.e. slings, bandaging, traction, casts.) After completion of this course the nurse would need clinical supervision before performing these skills independently. 2 units of credit. $303.75 (tuition $286.80, $15.00 materials, HST $1.95)
WIN
050 3146 May 26-Jun 30 Mon, 6:00P-10:00P

ARRHYTHMIAS, 12 LEAD ECG
RGN 137
This course is designed to emphasize the importance of the 12 Lead ECG as a superior diagnostic tool for the practitioner (RN.) The necessity of understanding the mechanisms of arrhythmia and of posing a systematic approach for ECG diagnosis and treatment is stressed. The course is designed to provide practice and feedback in the interpretation of a normal 12 Lead ECG, atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, and heart blocks. Patterns of atrial and ventricular hypertrophy, bundle branch blocks and pacemakers will also be identified. Myocardial patterns and the coronary arteries involved will be examined. As well as alterations by electrolyte imbalances and medications will be studied. Practice tracings are provided will detailed analysis that will assist the student in becoming proficient in 12-lead and arrhythmia interpretation. 2 units of credit. $141.12 Text extra.
WIN
050 3061 May 14-Jul 2 Wed, 6:00P-9:00P

BASIC FOOT CARE FOR RN, RPN
RGN 135N
This 12 hour course will enable the RN or RPN to practice foot care on children, adults and the elderly in an institution or community setting. It will teach the nurse to assess and recognize both soft tissue lesions such as calluses, corns, veruca warts, athletes’ foot, and boney deformities such as bunions, claw toes, hammer toes, and others. The course will focus on health professional clinical practice. The second day will consist of all day hands on practice in both the lab and a clinical facility. Students are asked to have at least 1 month growth on nails. $222.60 (tuition $200.00, materials $20.00, HST $2.60)
WIN
050 31325 Jun 16 & 17, Mon, Tue, 9:00A-4:00P
WIN
051 31734 Aug 18 & 19, Mon, Tue, 9:00A-4:00P

ADVANCED FOOT CARE FOR RN, RPN
RGN 140N
This hands on advanced workshop updates knowledge to 2013 Diabetic Guidelines for Foot Care. The student will learn to assess high risk feet with neuropathy, understand treating vascular vs. arterial ulcers using new internationally accepted Clinical Best Practice Guidelines. In labs, you will practice padding and strapping to reduce foot pain. Nail conditions, nail care and nail packing are taught. Uniform or lab coat required for community clinical practice on day three. Pre-Requisite: RGN 135N. $297.60 (tuition $275.00, materials $20.00, HST $2.60)
WIN
050 31326 Jun 18, 19, 20 Wed, Thu, Fri, 9:00A-4:00P
WIN
051 31735 Aug 20, 21,22, Wed, Thu, Fri, 9:00A-4:00P

Level II Dental Assisting Theory And Clinical

These courses are being offered in response to impending government legislation to regulate Ontario dental assistants. It is estimated that this will occur by early 2013. Those who complete this training will be qualified to take the National Dental Assisting Examining Board Examination. Please note that the cost of the exam is not included in the course fees.

Current Ontario Legislation requires this certification to legally deliver the following services in office: application and removal of rubber dam, selective coronal polishing (no instrumentation), preliminary impressions for study models, OHI, dietary counseling relative to dentistry, fluoride treatments, sealant application, application of topical anesthetics, application of desensitizing agents, whitening the coronal portion of the teeth, fabrication of mouth guards and polishing amalgam restorations. The following procedures will be taught and delivered in the office, pending government approval – application and removal of matrix bands and wedges and placement of cavity varnishes and liners.

Admission Requirements:
Proof of Certified Level I Dental Assisting

Applicants must provide the following before enrolment:
1. A satisfactory medical examination that includes a Mantoux skin test (tuberculosis) and proof of Hepatitis B immunization.
2. Proof of current First Aid and CPR Level C certification.


LEVEL II DENTAL ASSISTING THEORY
DAS 101N
This course provides a practical, applied approach to pharmacology. Through a variety of learning tools such as assignments, quizzes, case studies and group work, the student will enhance his/her ability to practice competently and contribute to a safe patient care setting. Participants will gain basic knowledge related to the pharmacological uses of drugs within a variety of commonly encountered medical conditions. $1079.20 Text extra.
WIN
050 30314 Jun 3-Sep 23, Tue 6:00P-10:00P

LEVEL II DENTAL ASSISTING CLINICAL
DAS 100N
Students will be prepared for entry to practice in five main areas of focus: legal requirements, scope of practice, ethical principles, professionalism and communication skills. Through a variety of learning tools such as interactive case studies, assignments, quizzes and group work, the student will enhance his/her ability to practice competently within the professional practice framework. *The student is eligible for a $500 deposit refund based on return of contents in original condition. $2868.89 (Tuition $1618.80, Material Fee $1106.98, HST $143.91). Text extra.
WIN
050 30315 Jun 7-Sep 27, Sat 8:30A-3:00P

NEW! Mock Dental Hygiene Board Exam
DTL134N
This one day workshop is appropriate for graduate dental hygienists who are preparing to write the National Dental Hygiene Certification Board Exam. A review of dental hygiene competencies as outlined in the National Blueprint will be covered in the form of a mock board exam. $67.80 ((tuition $60.00, HST $7.80).
WIN
050 39201 May 5, Wed, 8:30A-5:30A

NEW! MOCK DENTAL ASSISTING BOARD EXAM
DTL124N
This 8 hour course is tailored to help the graduate dental assistants who are preparing to write the National Dental Assisting Examining Board exam. A review of dental assisting competencies as outlined in the NDAEB Handbook will be covered in the form of a mock board exam. A written 200 question exam in the form of multiple choice, and mini case studies will be completed by each student in the first 4 hours. Within the second half students will be given test results and test questions and answers will be reviewed. A one hour lunch break will be given and a light lunch (pizza, salad, and beverages) will be provided. Each student will be required to sign a disclaimer at the beginning of the session. Students MUST be registered by WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014. $67.80 ($60.00 tuition, $7.80 HST)
WIN
050 39464 June 17, Wed, 8:30A-5:30A

MLT Transfer Assessment

MLT TRANSFER ASSESSMENT
MDL 100AN
Applicants for the Transfer Assessment will have records of their MLT training, experience, and other course work assessed for equivalency to the St. Clair College program so that the existing transfer agreement between St. Clair and the University of Windsor can be utilized. If the documentation required confirms equivalency to a St. Clair College MLT graduate with a GPA of at least 3.0, the applicant will receive an official statement of eligibility to apply for up to 17 credits at the University of Windsor. For further information please contact Laurie Hart at 519-972-2727 ext. 4454, by fax at 519-972-2386 or by email lhart@stclaircollege.ca $271.20 (Tuition $240.00, HST $31.20)
WIN
050 30490 May 5-Jun 27

Distance Education

All distance education Anatomy & Physiology testing is conducted on site at St. Clair College. If you are having your tests mailed to the test center at a college or university in your area, you may have to pay for a proctor. Once you are registered in these courses, please see Bonnie in Room 36 or call (519) 972-2727 ext. 4501.


HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
BIO 145
The first of two courses which exhibit the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the human body, as well as related microbiology. The topics of study include cells, tissues, and microbiology, as well as the following body systems: integumentary, musculoskeletal, circulatory, respiratory, and digestive. The concepts of homeostasis, adaptation, and pathology are introduced.3 units of credit. $282.24 Text extra. Delivered by paper-based correspondence.
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060 3949 May 5-Jun 27

HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II
BIO 245
The second of two courses which applies the disciplines of anatomy, physiology, pathology to the study of the human body and build upon and integrates the knowledge gained in BI145. The topics of study include fluid and electrolyte balance, metabolism, and genetics. The systems which are studied are the nervous, sensory, endocrine, urinary, lymphatic (immunology), and reproductive. The concepts of homeostasis and adaptation as well as pathology are introduced. Pre-requisite: BIO145. 3 units of credit. $282.24 Text extra. Delivered by paper-based correspondence.
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060 3950 May 5-Jun 27

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South Campus
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Thames Campus
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DIS
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