November 17, 2018
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Personal Support Worker

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  • Course Code: PSW
  • Duration: 35 Weeks (2 Sem)
  • Languages: English
  • Class Days: Sun - Sat
  • Mode: Full Time and Part Time
  • International Students: Yes
  • Start Dates: Continuous

Description

The Personal Support Worker (PSW) program prepares graduates to provide supportive care to individuals across their lifespan by assisting them with their activities of daily living, including clients experiencing cognitive impairment, physical disability, and mental health challenges. The NACC program content, standards and guidelines, combined with the clinical component of the program, ensure that the graduates have the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful as a Personal Support Worker. It is a single training program that sets a common standard for Regulated Career Colleges, Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology and Boards of Education

Career Prospects

Graduates of this program may seek employment in long-term health care facilities, retirement homes, hospitals, health care agencies, hospice, group homes and as independent contractors.

Curriculum

  • PSW Foundations
  • Safety and Mobility
  • Body Systems
  • Aliquip ex ea commodo consequat
  • Assisting with Personal Hygiene
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Household Management, Nutrition and Hydration
  • Care Planning,/Restorative care/Documentation/Working in the community
  • Assisting the Family, Growth and Development
  • Assisting the Dying Person
  • Assisting with Medications
  • Cognitive and Mental Health Issues and Brain Injuries
  • Health Conditions
  • Clinical Placement (Community)
  • Clinical Placement (Facility)

College Fees in Canadian Dollars (Estimated Figures subject to changes without prior notice):

Domestic Students:
Full Course Tution Fees $4,350.00
Books & Supplies $700.00
Total $5,050.00
International Students:
Full Course Tution Fees $8,000.00
Books & Supplies $700.00
Health Insurance (estimate) $700.00
Living Expenses (estimate) $10,500.00
Total $19,900.00