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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Personal Support Worker

Prepare for a caring career helping others.

For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered through a hybrid model that combines remote and in-person learning. View delivery modes for all programs.


Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

TERM 1    
COMM 19999 Essential Communication Skills 3
HEAL 18263 Introduction to Personal Support 4
HEAL 13199 Fundamentals of Care 3
BIOL 19207 Structure and Function of the Human Body 3
HEAL 13431 Mental Health Issues and Cognitive Impairment 3
HEAL 13672 Lab 1 4
GNED General Education Elective 3
Total:   23
TERM 2    
HEAL 14857 Palliative Care for the Allied Health Worker 2
HEAL 14579 Supporting Families 2
FLPL 19402 PSW Long-term Care Practicum 6
FLPL 12758 PSW Community Placement 12
HEAL 13551 Caring for Clients with Ongoing Conditions 3
Total:   25

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