This introductory program will introduce students to some fundamentals of the personal support worker profession.
Professional Issues – PHA4T (College Course: PSW185)
This course focus is the role of the Personal Support Worker in relation to the Regulated Health Professionals Act. In this course, students will accrue the skills and knowledge necessary for effective and professional communication in the personal support workplace, personal support -
client, client family relationship building, and professional accountability.
Themes in this course include: client as an individual; client independence; client centered care; client and the role of the family in provision of care; culture, race, and religion; empathy and caring practices.
Client, Family, Community & Pharmacology - PHG4T (College Course: PSW152)
This course will focus on the client and characteristics of today's families. It will look at safety issues, abuse, common diseases, conditions and assisting with medications.
Afternoons from April to June