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Post Graduate Diploma

Personal Support Worker – Program Outline

Program Outline

Semester 1

PSW01 – PSW Foundations

PSW02 – Safety and Mobility

PSW03 – Body Systems

PSW04 – Assisting with Personal Hygiene

PSW05 – Abuse and Neglect

PSW06 – Household Management, Nutrition and Hydration

PSW07 – Care Planning / Restorative Care / Documentation / Working in the Community

Semester 2

PSW08 – Assisting the Family, Growth and Development

PSW09 – Assisting the Dying Person

PSW10 – Assisting with Medications

PSW11 – Cognitive and Mental Health Issues and Brain Injuries

PSW12 – Health Conditions

PSW13 – Clinical Placement (Community) – summary only

PSW14 – Clinical Placement (Facility) – summary only

Please note*: The mandatory Community and Facility clinical placements should be completed through the long-term care centres affiliated with NACPT Pharma College.

Personal Support Worker Program NACPT Pharma College

Personal Support Worker

Credential Awarded: Post-secondary Diploma

Duration: 37 Weeks

Program Intakes:

Application DeadlineDecision
Intake 1July 1, 2021July 15, 2021
Intake 2September 1, 2021September 15, 2021

Kindly Note

Due to COVID-19, all training classes have been moved online (live, interactive, and instructor-led) or onsite until further notice. Hybrid Learning Mode will be used for programs that include hands-on training (theory will be delivered online and hands-on training will be delivered on-site). Students who wish to receive onsite instruction may request the college. Please get in touch with us for more information!


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