NOTE: NEXT INTAKE FOR THIS PROGRAM IS FALL 2014. Please confirm availability with the institution.
This program provides supervised practice for over 360 hours. This includes placements in a nursing home and community agency setting. The one-year Personal Support Worker program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to meet the expectations of this role. Personal Support Workers work under the supervision of Registered Nurses or Registered Practical Nurses. Shift work, days and evenings, may be required during long-term care clinical placements.
This program is intended to meet the Ministry of Health guidelines established by its Long Term Care Division.
Graduates may find employment in private agencies, retirement home, home-care settings, nursing homes or long-term care facilities. The Personal Support Workers (PSW) are unregulated health care providers who assist persons with the tasks of daily living, such as home management, personal care, family responsibilities, social and recreational activities.
COURSE OF STUDY:
CS 007: Persuasive Writing
PN 128: Human Relations
PW 101: Supportive Care Theory I
PW 102: Professional Growth
PW 106: PSW Practice l: Lab 1
PW 107: PSW Practice I: Community Clinical
PY 299: Developmental Psychology
PW 201: Supportive Care Theory II
PW 205: Structure and Function of the Human Body
PW 206: PSW Practice II: Lab
PW 207: PSW Practice II: Long-Term Care Clinical
PW 208: PSW Clinical : Consolidation4
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Tammy Chiodo at 807-473-3849 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Check with the institution regarding start/end dates, prices, and delivery method. These may vary according to program, section, and/or semester.