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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Personal Support Worker

Prepare for a caring career helping others.

For the Fall 2020 semester, this program will be delivered through a hybrid model that combines remote and in-person learning. View delivery modes for all programs.

Courses

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

CODE TITLE CREDITS
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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