BC invests in health education access

July 2, 2010

The BC government announced last Wednesday funding of nearly $1.7 million provided to 6 public post-secondary institutions across the province for new student spaces to train practical nurses, health care assistants, and medical office assistants. The funding will allow Camosun College to train 96 practical nurses and health care assistants, Nicola Valley Institute of Technology and Vancouver Community College to train 38 Aboriginal health care and medical office assistants, Northern Lights College to expand its health care assistant program, North Island College to train 30 practical nurses and 30 health care assistants, and College of New Caledonia to double the spaces in its health care assistant training program. BC News Release (Camosun) | BC News Release (NVIT/VCC) | BC News Release (NLC) | BC News Release (NIC) | BC News Release (CNC)