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From Bank Employee to Health Care Aide: Meet Susan Zirk, 5 Years Later

Feb 12, 2019 10:35:40 AM

Susan Zirk in her health care aide scrubs, in Selkirk, Manitoba.

Updated November, 2020

Are you considering becoming a health care aide, and wondering if you'd be a good fit for the role? Want a more meaningful career that focusses on helping others - but doesn't require years of training to get started? You're definitely not alone.

Meet Susan Zirk, a Herzing graduate who gave up a career in finance to pursue a new life as a health care aide (HCA).

In many ways, Susan's story is similar to so many health care aide students we've worked with over the years.

Health Care Aide Training: How Do You Support a Grieving Family?

Oct 26, 2018 11:14:26 AM

Facing the death of a patient is a natural part of working as a health care aide. But that doesn't mean it ever gets easy.

What Does a Health Care Aide Do & Where Can You Work After College?

Apr 3, 2018 9:34:20 AM

If you live in Winnipeg and want to start a career in health care (without years of university training), becoming a health care aide is an excellent option.