905-454-2300 18 Queen Street East,Brampton Ontario
Personal Support worker certificate course College of Health Studies teaches personal support workers students to provides personal, emotional and supportive care to clients of all ages suffering with mental, cognitive, and or physical disabilities living in long term care facilities, residential homes, group homes, hospitals, rehabilitation centre, supportive housing, hospices, and schools.
The main emphasis is placed on the role of the personal support worker (PSW) in assisting with client care, empowering and respecting clients autonomy, values, beliefs and in being a facilitator in the healing process of clients suffering from physical and emotional pain.
Pre-requisite: High school diploma, or will be required to take an entry test for Adults, Standard first aid CPR for adult and children, Hepatitis B vaccine, TB mantoux skin test, Flu vaccine, Criminal reference check. The college reserved to right to deny students admission that has a conviction that is not pardoned.
Module 1: Individuality of the Person
Module 2: Role of the Worker
Module 3: Interpersonal Skills
Module 4: Safety
Module 5: Assisting A person with mobility
Module 6: Abuse
Module 7: Household Management and Meal Preparation
Module 8 : Providing Optimal Support/care Planning
Module 9: Assisting a Person with Personal Hygiene
Module 10: Assisting the Family
Module 11: Cognitive Impairment and Mental Health Issues
Module 12: Assisting a Person to Manage Ongoing Conditions
Module 13: Assisting a Person with Medication
Module 14: Assisting a Person who is Dying
Course duration 28 weeks or 700 hours:
Note : Students with prior learning experience may qualify for credits if they meet the criteria.
Course offered days and evening
A certificate is awarded upon completion of the course. To qualify, the student must successfully pass the theory and achieved an minimum grade average of 70% in all modules, pass inclass lab, PSW final NACC exam, and pass the institutional and community clinical component of the PSW course.
College of Health Studies
18 Queen Street East Brampton Ontario
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