PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS INTHP-NA Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

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Overview

  • Available by classroom delivery; some available by distance delivery

Description

These courses are designed for individuals who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills or for those pursuing a career in a variety of health care disciplines.

Program Outline

Available Courses:

  • Medical Terminology - C/D
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers  - C
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 (ZOOL-1071) - C 
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology 2 (ZOOL-1072)  - C
  • Occupational Safety & Health  - C/D
  • Psychology - C/D
  • Sociology - C/D

Legend:

  • C/D - Classroom or Distance Delivery
  • C - Classroom Delivery
  • D - Distance Delivery

Courses and Descriptions

(Click the course name to view the description of the course)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
HEAL-1001Interpersonal Relationships
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Examine the process of communication and develop interpersonal communication skills. Learn how concepts such as basic human needs, the helping relationship, mental health and stress impact interpersonal relationships.  Explore theory and practice related to written communication, job search skills and the use of medical terminology.

HEAL-1003Medical Terminology
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Discuss the technical language of medical science. Includes the fundamentals of medical language including word components, definitions, spelling and pronunciation using a systems approach. Basic anatomy and physiology are included to assist in understanding the structure and function of organs and systems in the human body.

HEAL-1006Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 (ZOOL1071)
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An introductory study of the structure and function of the human body. The gross and histological anatomy of each principal organ system is examined. The physiology of each organ system is also discussed. The principle of homeostasis is used to examine the correlation between structure and function and demonstrate the functional integration of the organ systems with each other. The importance of learning using correct terminology is stressed. Laboratory exercises support and enrich the theoretical content.

HEAL-2070Human Anatomy & Physiology 2 (ZOOL1072)
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The gross and histological anatomy of each principal organ system is examined. The details of anatomy and physiology are organized around unifying concepts such as inter-relationships of body organ systems, homeostasis and the complimentary nature of structure and function. Presentation of the material reflects hierarchical levels of complexity that contribute to the understanding of the body as whole. The importance of learning and using correct terminology is stressed. Laboratory exercises assist in aiding the application of theoretical concepts of anatomy and physiology. (This course has credit hours in the Nursing Joint Baccalaureate Program.)

Prerequisites:
MBIO-2000Nursing Microbiology
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Nursing Microbiology (formerly MBIO 1016). This course examines knowledge of medically-significant organisms, how microorganisms interact with a host and the range of defences available to the host.  Theoretical and practical exercises in the control of microorganisms are included.  Laboratory experiences reinforce the understanding of the characteristics of bacteria.

PARA-2003Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
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This video-based, instructor-led, advanced course, builds on the foundation of basic life support (BLS) skills. It emphasizes the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR and takes healthcare provider training to the next level- highlighting the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes. The Heart and Stroke Foundations ACLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

PARA-2004Prehospital Trauma Life Support
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The world’s premier pre-hospital trauma education developed in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons to promote critical thinking in addressing multi-system trauma and provide the latest evidence-based treatment practices.

PARA-2005Pediatric Advanced Life Support
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This video-based, instructor-led, advanced course, focuses on a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. The Heart and Stroke Foundations Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the management of respiratory and/or cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest in pediatric patients, as well as others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

PARA-2006Advanced Medical Life Support
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This is the first EMS education program that fully addresses how to best assess and manage the most common medical crises in patients, offering a "think outside the box" methodology.  It is for all levels of practitioners with a strong commitment to patient care, including Primary Care Paramedics, Advance Care Paramedics, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse anesthetists and physicians.

PSYC-1002Psychology
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This course explores the major areas of modern psychology. Key topics include sensation, cognition, learning, motivation, emotional behaviour, stress, methods of coping/adapting, brain structure and function and psychopathology. Fundamental principles of the scientific method and research design are emphasized. Students are expected to gain insight into the roots of human behaviour from both a biological and psychological perspective.

SAFE-1000Occupational Safety and Health
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Explore a basic introduction into the field of Occupational Safety & Health. The responsibilities of employers, employees and government in regards to occupational health and safety are addressed. Topics include job safety analysis, effective safety equipment and practices, occupational health and hygiene, safety programs, and safety instruction. Discover how to apply these standards in the work environment.

SOCI-1000Sociology (SOSC-3007)
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This course is concerned with the presentation of historical, theoretical, and cross-cultural perspectives of society in a time of rapid social change. Use of the scientific method in examining sociological issues is encouraged. Emphasis is placed on the Canadian scene, and students are encouraged to maintain this Canadian perspective in course assignments.

WRKS-1027COVID-19 Nasopharyngeal Sample Collection
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This micro-credential focuses on nasopharyngeal sample collection, which is an important part of identifying individuals with COVID-19 to assist in the pandemic response. Students will become familiar with safe sample collection procedures. This will include a review of COVID-19 and its causative agent, the anatomy and physiology of the nasopharynx, and best practices when working with clients and samples.

Admission Requirements:

Those working in the health-care field will be required to present proof of employment in the field, a certificate of graduation, confirmation of registration or a license with the regulatory body for that profession.

All students will be required to present proof of enrolment or registration in a Manitoba post-secondary education program.

Health professionals qualified to practice in jurisdictions outside Manitoba or Canada will be required to present proof of degree or registration or a license with the regulatory body from an outside jurisdiction (current or lapsed).

Please be advised, students with English as a second language should only take this course if they meet the English language requirements listed on the COVID-19 Nasopharyngeal Sample Collection page. Proof of completed English Language Assessment is not required.

For complete details on admission requirements and eligibility, please click here.

Note: Please note, sections beginning October 19 and 26 are open to Winnipeg residents only. The section beginning November 2 is open to all Manitoba residents.

To register, please call the Continuing Education Office at 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073.


WRKS-1330BLS Provider
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The BLS Provider Course is designed to prepare healthcare professionals to recognize several life-threatening emergencies and to provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely, and effective manner as per the Heart and Stroke Foundation. This course includes adult, child and infant rescue skills in both out of hospital and in-hospital settings.

Beginning September 1, 2018: students enrolling in Online Education courses will be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus stores or online. To review booklists and purchase textbooks, please visit bookstore.rrc.ca.

Student booklists will be available approximately 3 weeks prior to scheduled course start dates. Please ensure materials are purchased in advance, to be available for the start date.


Click the "More Info" link beside the course's name to view the description of the course.

Course Dates and Fees

2020 Fall Term - Continuing Education
WRKS-1027 COVID-19 Nasopharyngeal Sample Collectionmore info
Location: Online
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Oct 26, 20 - Oct 30, 20  M. Sykes209648$0
Nov 02, 20 - Nov 06, 20  M. Sykes209649$0
Location: Online
Dates
Oct 26, 20 - Oct 30, 20
Class days
 
 
Delivery
Instructor
M. Sykes
Section
209648
Cost
$0
Dates
Nov 02, 20 - Nov 06, 20
Class days
 
 
Delivery
Instructor
M. Sykes
Section
209649
Cost
$0

2020 Fall Term - Distance Education
HEAL-1001 Interpersonal Relationshipsmore info
Location: Off Campus
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21M. Young198745$415
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21M. Young198746$415
Location: Off Campus
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
M. Young
Section
198745
Cost
$415
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
M. Young
Section
198746
Cost
$415
PSYC-1002 Psychologymore info
Location: Off Campus
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Apr 30, 21B. Smith198769$675
Dec 01, 20 - May 31, 21B. Smith198770$675
Location: Off Campus
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
B. Smith
Section
198769
Cost
$675
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
B. Smith
Section
198770
Cost
$675
SOCI-1000 Sociology (SOSC-3007)more info
Location: Off Campus
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Apr 30, 21B. Smith198773$675
Dec 01, 20 - May 31, 21B. Smith198774$675
Location: Off Campus
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
B. Smith
Section
198773
Cost
$675
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
B. Smith
Section
198774
Cost
$675

2021 Winter Term - Distance Education
HEAL-1001 Interpersonal Relationshipsmore info
Location: Off Campus
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA206319$415
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA206320$415
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA206321$415
Location: Off Campus
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206319
Cost
$415
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206320
Cost
$415
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206321
Cost
$415
HEAL-1003 Medical Terminologymore info
Location: Off Campus
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 18, 21TBA206409$425
Location: Off Campus
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 18, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206409
Cost
$425
SAFE-1000 Occupational Safety and Healthmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Mar 14, 21TBA206410$509
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Mar 14, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206410
Cost
$509
PSYC-1002 Psychologymore info
Location: Off Campus
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Jul 06, 21TBA206414$675
Feb 01, 21 - Jul 31, 21TBA206415$675
Mar 01, 21 - Aug 31, 21TBA206420$675
Location: Off Campus
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Jul 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206414
Cost
$675
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Jul 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206415
Cost
$675
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - Aug 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206420
Cost
$675
SOCI-1000 Sociology (SOSC-3007)more info
Location: Off Campus
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Jul 06, 21TBA206436$675
Feb 01, 21 - Jul 31, 21TBA206437$675
Mar 01, 21 - Aug 31, 21TBA206438$675
Location: Off Campus
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Jul 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206436
Cost
$675
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Jul 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206437
Cost
$675
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - Aug 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206438
Cost
$675

Computer/Laptop Requirements

Online learning is a critical component of course delivery in all Red River College programs. To ensure each student has the tools they need to achieve their academic goals, all Red River College students require, at minimum:

1.  Off-campus access to a current computer with a webcam

2.  A high speed internet connection

• Recommended minimum speed: 10 mbps for download, 3 mbps for upload
• Slower internet connection speeds may result in audio and video issues. Please keep in mind that if others in your home are using the same internet connection at the same time as you are, you may also experience audio and video issues.
• Please refer to https://www.rrc.ca/studentcomputing for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.


Please note that any anticipated costs are not included in Books and Supplies estimates.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Graduate Employment Report

Red River College surveys its graduates on an annual basis to collect data related to the graduates’ employment status, salary, occupation and skill use. In addition, graduates are asked to indicate their level of satisfaction regarding the education they received at Red River College.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/graduate-satisfaction for graduate satisfaction and employment reports.

Contact Information

For more information, contact:

School of Continuing Education
E113 - 2055 Notre Dame Ave
Winnipeg, MB  R3H 0J9
Phone: 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073 (toll free)
Fax: 204-633-6489
E-mail: cde@rrc.ca

How to Register

For information on how to register for courses in this program, follow the link below.

www.rrc.ca/part-time/registration/

Student Evaluation of Program

Every year Red River College surveys students, in all full-time programs, to learn more about their college experience. The questionnaire includes questions about students’ experiences with College programs, facilities, and services offered.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/student-evaluation-of-program for student evaluation of program reports.

College Support Services

Red River College is committed to student success and provides valuable support services to assist in helping students make the most of their time at RRC.

Visit www.rrc.ca/supports for more information.

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