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DualCredit - Health Fields Brochure

Here is an opportunity to get started on your future in the world of health fields.  You may start exploring your interests by enrolling in a dual credit opportunity.  Edmonton Catholic Schools is offering the following courses – Psychology / Anatomy & Physiology, /Individual Health and Wellness / Interpersonal Communications for Health Care Professionals. Each of these courses can be applied towards a variety of careers in the health fields. 

Future Post-Secondary Opportunities

Each of these courses can be transferred towards a variety of post-secondary institutions, which may lead to a wide variety of potential careers.

The Health Fields courses can be taken as individual 3 credit post-secondary courses that can be applied towards the following 3 Programs at NorQuest College:

  • Physical Therapy Assistant Diploma Program (2 year)
  • Pharmacy Technician Diploma Program (2 year)
  • Therapeutic Recreation  Certificate ( 1 year) and continue to the Diploma Program (additional 1 year)


Upon successful completion of the Diploma Program, students can transfer their diploma program credits to the following post-secondary institutions towards a Degree Program:

Pharmacy Technician

  • Athabasca University:  30 credits towards Bachelor of Science (Post-Diploma) in Human Science
  • Athabasca University:  30 credits towards Bachelor of Arts (Human Services)
  • Athabasca University:  42 credits towards Bachelor of Health Administration. 
  • NAIT:  Graduates will be eligible to apply for NAIT's Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management  
  • Thompson Rivers University:  Bachelor of Health Science (up to 57 credits)
  • Thompson Rivers University:  Bachelor of General Studies (up to 60 credits)

https://alis.alberta.ca/pdf/transferalberta/transfers/NorQuest.pdf 

Physical Therapy Assistant

  • Athabasca University:  30 credits towards Bachelor of Science (Post-Diploma) in Human Science
  • Athabasca University:  30 credits towards Bachelor of Arts (Human Services)
  • Athabasca University:  42 credits towards Bachelor of Health Administration
  • NAIT:   Graduates will be eligible to apply for admission to NAIT's Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management
  • Thompson Rivers University:  Bachelor of Health Science (up to 57 credits)
  • Thompson Rivers University:  Bachelor of General Studies (up to 60 credits)
  • University of Calgary:  Graduates will be considered for credit for the equivalent of 10 courses for the Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation.  Graduates of the Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation program who meet admission requirements can apply to the Masters of Physical Therapy program at the University of Alberta.   


https://alis.alberta.ca/pdf/transferalberta/transfers/NorQuest.pdf

Therapeutic Recreation

  • Athabasca University:  30 credits towards Bachelor of Science (Post-Diploma) in Human Science
  • Athabasca University:  30 credits towards Bachelor of Arts (Human Services)
  • Athabasca University:  42 credits towards Bachelor of Health Administration
  • NAIT:   Graduates will be eligible to apply for admission to NAIT's Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management
  • Thompson Rivers University:  Bachelor of Health Science (up to 57 credits)
  • Thompson Rivers University:  Bachelor of General Studies (up to 60 credits)
  • University of Calgary:  Graduates will be considered for credit for the equivalent of 10 courses for the Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation


https://alis.alberta.ca/pdf/transferalberta/transfers/NorQuest.pdf

Transfer Information

You may also, take these courses and apply to transfer them over to other post-secondary institutions in Alberta and Canada.

  • Prior to entering any program at a post-secondary institution, the student must have the necessary pre-requisites required by the institution prior to be accepted into their program
  • Students must receive a minimum grade of C- for a course for transfer to occur from NorQuest to another post-secondary institution.

POTENTIAL CAREERS

  • Physical Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Kinesiology
  • Recreation
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Personal Trainer

Description of Courses / Pre-Requisites

Post-Secondary Course from NorQuest Description Pre-requisites Direct Transfer through Transfer Agreement - http://www.acat.gov.ab.ca/
Psychology 1040

PSYC 1040, Introduction to Psychology, is the basic foundation course in psychology. It provides the learner with an introduction to the scientific study of behaviour and the mind. This course also looks at the development and evolution of psychology as a discipline; its use of research methods; the relationship of descriptive statistics to research methods; the brain and behaviour; human lifespan development; sensation and perception; states of consciousness; conditioning and learning; and memory.

 

Eng 20 – 1 with 60% or English 20-2 with 70%

U of Alberta – Psyc 104

U of Calgary – Jr. Psyc

MacEwan Univ – Psyc 104

Athabasca Univ – Psyc 289

Lakeland College– Psyco 104

 

*can apply for transfer to other post-secondary institutions in Alberta or any post-secondary in Canada

Psychology 1050

Psyc 1050, Foundations of Human Behaviour:  Build on your introductory knowledge of the scientific study of behaviour and the mind. Focus on the study of cognition (thinking), intelligence and creativity, motivation and emotion, personality, health, stress, and coping, psychological disorders, therapies, and social behaviour.  

Psychology 1040

U of Calgary – Jr. PSYC
Athabasca Univ – PSYC 290
Lakeland College – PSYC 105
MacEwan Univ – PSYC 105
U of Lethbridge – PSYC 1000
Thompson River Univ – PSYC 1xx1

Individual Health Wellness

HEED 1000

Gain an overview of the physical, social, psychological, environmental, and spiritual aspects of personal health and wellness within the context of the community, the Canadian health-care system, and the global environment.  Lifestyle choices are introduces as physical and social determinants affecting personal health and the health of others.  Learn how to take responsibility for your own health and to advocate for the health of others.   

English 20 – 1 with a 60% or Eng. 20-2 with a 70% U of Alberta – HEED 110 or     

AUPED 1xx
Athabasca Univ – HLST 201
Bow Valley College – NURS 1302
Lakeland College – HEED 110
U of Calgary – Jr. HSOC

*can apply for transfer to other post-secondary institutions in Alberta or any post-secondary in Canada
Anatomy & Physiology 1 / 2
ANPH 1001 / 1002

COM 1011 – Interpersonal Communication for Health Care Professionals

 

Learn about basic communication skills such as listening, interpreting verbal and non-verbal messages, and understanding the emotions of others. Discover the link between interpersonal communication and relationships. Increase your self-awareness and learn strategies for effective communication and conflict management in the workplace. English 10-1 or 10-2

Athabasca University

Bow Valley College

*can apply for transfer to other post-secondary institutions in Alberta or any post-secondary in Canada

Anatomy & Physiology 1 / 2
ANPH 1001 / 1002

ANPH 1001: Study the organization of the human body and the structures and functions of the body systems that provide support and movement, coordination, and regulation. Learn how body systems work together to maintain homeostasis. Terminology used by health professionals will be introduced.

ANPH 1002
Study the organization of the human body and the structures and functions of the body systems that provide transport and protection; absorption, diffusion, and excretion; and reproduction. Learn how body systems work together to maintain homeostasis. Terminology used by health professionals and theory and principles related to microbiology will be introduced.

 

Biology 30
or co-requisite of Biology 30
MacEwan Univ – PHSD 391
Athabasca Univ – BIOL 2xx
Bow Valley College – ANAT 1101

*can apply for transfer to other post-secondary institutions in Alberta or any post-secondary in Canada





ANPH 1000: Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology Study the basics of normal anatomy and physiology. The structure and function of each body system is covered, and the relationship between the structure and function of each system is explored. Learn about the interactions of body systems. Biology 20 Norquest – Pharmacy Technician/ Physical Therapy Assistant / Therapeutic Recreation
 

Interpersonal Communication for Health Care Professionals

COMM 1011

Learn about basic communication skills such as listening, interpreting verbal and non-verbal messages, and understanding the emotions of others. Discover the link between interpersonal communication and relationships. Increase your self-awareness and learn strategies for effective communication and conflict management in the workplace.  English 20-1 with 60% or English 20-2 with 70% Athabasca Univ – COMM 2xx
Bow Valley College – COMM 1101
*can apply for transfer to other post-secondary institutions in Alberta or any post-secondary in Canada






Health Fields

Health Fields

DualCredit - Health Fields Brochure

Here is an opportunity to get started on your future in the world of health fields.  You may start exploring your interests by enrolling in a dual credit opportunity.  Edmonton Catholic Schools is offering the following courses – Psychology / Anatomy & Physiology, /Individual Health and Wellness / Interpersonal Communications for Health Care Professionals. Each of these courses can be applied towards a variety of careers in the health fields. 

Future Post-Secondary Opportunities

Each of these courses can be transferred towards a variety of post-secondary institutions, which may lead to a wide variety of potential careers.

The Health Fields courses can be taken as individual 3 credit post-secondary courses that can be applied towards the following 3 Programs at NorQuest College:

  • Physical Therapy Assistant Diploma Program (2 year)
  • Pharmacy Technician Diploma Program (2 year)
  • Therapeutic Recreation  Certificate ( 1 year) and continue to the Diploma Program (additional 1 year)


Upon successful completion of the Diploma Program, students can transfer their diploma program credits to the following post-secondary institutions towards a Degree Program:

Pharmacy Technician

  • Athabasca University:  30 credits towards Bachelor of Science (Post-Diploma) in Human Science
  • Athabasca University:  30 credits towards Bachelor of Arts (Human Services)
  • Athabasca University:  42 credits towards Bachelor of Health Administration. 
  • NAIT:  Graduates will be eligible to apply for NAIT's Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management  
  • Thompson Rivers University:  Bachelor of Health Science (up to 57 credits)
  • Thompson Rivers University:  Bachelor of General Studies (up to 60 credits)

https://alis.alberta.ca/pdf/transferalberta/transfers/NorQuest.pdf 

Physical Therapy Assistant

  • Athabasca University:  30 credits towards Bachelor of Science (Post-Diploma) in Human Science
  • Athabasca University:  30 credits towards Bachelor of Arts (Human Services)
  • Athabasca University:  42 credits towards Bachelor of Health Administration
  • NAIT:   Graduates will be eligible to apply for admission to NAIT's Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management
  • Thompson Rivers University:  Bachelor of Health Science (up to 57 credits)
  • Thompson Rivers University:  Bachelor of General Studies (up to 60 credits)
  • University of Calgary:  Graduates will be considered for credit for the equivalent of 10 courses for the Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation.  Graduates of the Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation program who meet admission requirements can apply to the Masters of Physical Therapy program at the University of Alberta.   


https://alis.alberta.ca/pdf/transferalberta/transfers/NorQuest.pdf

Therapeutic Recreation

  • Athabasca University:  30 credits towards Bachelor of Science (Post-Diploma) in Human Science
  • Athabasca University:  30 credits towards Bachelor of Arts (Human Services)
  • Athabasca University:  42 credits towards Bachelor of Health Administration
  • NAIT:   Graduates will be eligible to apply for admission to NAIT's Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management
  • Thompson Rivers University:  Bachelor of Health Science (up to 57 credits)
  • Thompson Rivers University:  Bachelor of General Studies (up to 60 credits)
  • University of Calgary:  Graduates will be considered for credit for the equivalent of 10 courses for the Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation


https://alis.alberta.ca/pdf/transferalberta/transfers/NorQuest.pdf

Transfer Information

You may also, take these courses and apply to transfer them over to other post-secondary institutions in Alberta and Canada.

  • Prior to entering any program at a post-secondary institution, the student must have the necessary pre-requisites required by the institution prior to be accepted into their program
  • Students must receive a minimum grade of C- for a course for transfer to occur from NorQuest to another post-secondary institution.

POTENTIAL CAREERS

  • Physical Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Kinesiology
  • Recreation
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Personal Trainer

Description of Courses / Pre-Requisites

Post-Secondary Course from NorQuest Description Pre-requisites Direct Transfer through Transfer Agreement - http://www.acat.gov.ab.ca/
Psychology 1040

PSYC 1040, Introduction to Psychology, is the basic foundation course in psychology. It provides the learner with an introduction to the scientific study of behaviour and the mind. This course also looks at the development and evolution of psychology as a discipline; its use of research methods; the relationship of descriptive statistics to research methods; the brain and behaviour; human lifespan development; sensation and perception; states of consciousness; conditioning and learning; and memory.

 

Eng 20 – 1 with 60% or English 20-2 with 70%

U of Alberta – Psyc 104

U of Calgary – Jr. Psyc

MacEwan Univ – Psyc 104

Athabasca Univ – Psyc 289

Lakeland College– Psyco 104

 

*can apply for transfer to other post-secondary institutions in Alberta or any post-secondary in Canada

Psychology 1050

Psyc 1050, Foundations of Human Behaviour:  Build on your introductory knowledge of the scientific study of behaviour and the mind. Focus on the study of cognition (thinking), intelligence and creativity, motivation and emotion, personality, health, stress, and coping, psychological disorders, therapies, and social behaviour.  

Psychology 1040

U of Calgary – Jr. PSYC
Athabasca Univ – PSYC 290
Lakeland College – PSYC 105
MacEwan Univ – PSYC 105
U of Lethbridge – PSYC 1000
Thompson River Univ – PSYC 1xx1

Individual Health Wellness

HEED 1000

Gain an overview of the physical, social, psychological, environmental, and spiritual aspects of personal health and wellness within the context of the community, the Canadian health-care system, and the global environment.  Lifestyle choices are introduces as physical and social determinants affecting personal health and the health of others.  Learn how to take responsibility for your own health and to advocate for the health of others.   

English 20 – 1 with a 60% or Eng. 20-2 with a 70% U of Alberta – HEED 110 or     

AUPED 1xx
Athabasca Univ – HLST 201
Bow Valley College – NURS 1302
Lakeland College – HEED 110
U of Calgary – Jr. HSOC

*can apply for transfer to other post-secondary institutions in Alberta or any post-secondary in Canada
Anatomy & Physiology 1 / 2
ANPH 1001 / 1002

COM 1011 – Interpersonal Communication for Health Care Professionals

 

Learn about basic communication skills such as listening, interpreting verbal and non-verbal messages, and understanding the emotions of others. Discover the link between interpersonal communication and relationships. Increase your self-awareness and learn strategies for effective communication and conflict management in the workplace. English 10-1 or 10-2

Athabasca University

Bow Valley College

*can apply for transfer to other post-secondary institutions in Alberta or any post-secondary in Canada

Anatomy & Physiology 1 / 2
ANPH 1001 / 1002

ANPH 1001: Study the organization of the human body and the structures and functions of the body systems that provide support and movement, coordination, and regulation. Learn how body systems work together to maintain homeostasis. Terminology used by health professionals will be introduced.

ANPH 1002
Study the organization of the human body and the structures and functions of the body systems that provide transport and protection; absorption, diffusion, and excretion; and reproduction. Learn how body systems work together to maintain homeostasis. Terminology used by health professionals and theory and principles related to microbiology will be introduced.

 

Biology 30
or co-requisite of Biology 30
MacEwan Univ – PHSD 391
Athabasca Univ – BIOL 2xx
Bow Valley College – ANAT 1101

*can apply for transfer to other post-secondary institutions in Alberta or any post-secondary in Canada





ANPH 1000: Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology Study the basics of normal anatomy and physiology. The structure and function of each body system is covered, and the relationship between the structure and function of each system is explored. Learn about the interactions of body systems. Biology 20 Norquest – Pharmacy Technician/ Physical Therapy Assistant / Therapeutic Recreation
 

Interpersonal Communication for Health Care Professionals

COMM 1011

Learn about basic communication skills such as listening, interpreting verbal and non-verbal messages, and understanding the emotions of others. Discover the link between interpersonal communication and relationships. Increase your self-awareness and learn strategies for effective communication and conflict management in the workplace.  English 20-1 with 60% or English 20-2 with 70% Athabasca Univ – COMM 2xx
Bow Valley College – COMM 1101
*can apply for transfer to other post-secondary institutions in Alberta or any post-secondary in Canada