Personal Support Worker – Kenora

Personal Support Worker – Kenora


Program Overview
The Personal Support Worker Program is a program designed to give students knowledge and skills to meet the needs of individuals across the lifespan. The Personal Support Worker Program prepares students to work under the supervision of registered nurses or registered practical nurses.

Semester One is 9 weeks in a classroom with 5 weeks on placement; Semester Two has the same timelines.

Upon successful completion of all courses, graduates will be issued a Personal Support Worker Certificate, which is recognized throughout Ontario and other provinces.

Admission Requirements:
OSSD or equivalent. ENG4C or ENG4U;

Program Brochure

What You Learn:
*Health Care System
*Aging Process
*Personal Care and Conflict Resolutions
*The Human Body; Hygiene, Disabilities
*Rehabilitation, Safety, and Nutrition

Program of Study:

Semester 1

PSW 162  Lab I
PSW 185  Professional Issues
CMM 125  College Communications
PSY 200 Lifespan Development
PSW 180  Biology for PSW’s
MTH 128  Pre-Health Math I
PSW 152  Client, Family, Community & Pharmacology

Semester 2

PSW 205 Mental Health
PSW 210 Lab II
CLT 100 Canada’s First Peoples
PSW 230 Clinical
PSW 135 Health Living
PSW 300 Consolidation

Offered in Partnership with Canadore College