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PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER

Type: Ontario College Certificate

Length: 8 Months

Partner: Canadore College

Delivery: Blended

Next Intake: January 2022

Tuition: *Funded by Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte for limited qualified MBQ members

OVERVIEW 

This program trains students to offer personal care and home management services to clients in  community or institutional settings. Personal support workers provide services to clients with physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioural challenges. Learn hands-on in the classroom, on community placements and in the home environment simulation lab equipped with high-end fidelity audio/visual equipment and interactive mannequins. PSWs are highly sought after as health care providers, working collaboratively as part of the health care team or in a supported independent living environment.

Note: As a part of this sponsored education opportunity, the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte will supply you with the necessary program materials and resources. Additional cost of living and other supports may be available through MBQ as well. 

PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER STUDIES: 

  • Nutritional menu planning
  • Clinical and community care (hospital and long-term care)
  • Simulation and lab work
  • Diseases and pharmacology
  • Patient client home care

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: 

  • Long-term care facilities
  • Community/home care
  • Hospitals
  • Hospice 

 

CURRICULUM 

Click HERE for the full list of courses and delivery schedule. 

All students will complete mandatory in-person clinical community placement to support virtual classroom learning.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

Applicants must be prepared to complete the following in order to be eligible to complete the program's clinical placement component, and to practice in health-care settings.

You will also need:

  • A Clear Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • TB Testing
  • Hep B Immunization
  • Varicella Vaccination
  • Full COVID Vaccination Protocol

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For more information contact Recruitment 1.800.267.0637, ext.156 or email us: recruitment@fnti.net