NACC PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER 2015 PROGRAM

&

BUSINESS COURSES

 

Personal Support Worker will be the new title used for workers who are trained to provide personal care and support for clients living in the community and in long-term care facilities. The program consists of 12 modules and an on-job work component. Student comprehension of theory and clinical skills will be evaluated on an on-going basis through written examinations, and evaluation of practical skills.

The Personal Support Worker Program prepares graduates to provide supportive care to individuals across their lifespan by assisting them with their activities of daily living. Students learn to be valuable members of care service teams and develop effective working relationships towards quality client care. With a focus on personal care and home management services, they will gain the knowledge and skills required to collaborate with clients, families, supervisors and colleagues within their respective healthcare institutions. 

The Personal Support Worker must always work within the bounds of applicable legislation and regulation. They are also accountable to clients and/or family care-givers, their employing agency or facility, and other professionals with whom responsible to perform only those activities for which they have received the necessary training and support and for which they are competent.    


THEORETICAL FOCUS

PSW Foundations
Safety and Mobility
Body Systems
Assisting with Personal Hygiene
Abuse and Neglect
Household Management, Nutrition and Hydration
Care Planning/Restorative Care/Documentation/Working in the Community
Assisting the Family, Growth and Development
Assisting the Dying Person
Assisting with Medications
Cognitive and Mental Health Issues and Brain Injuries
Health Conditions

 

LAB TIME & CLINICAL PLACEMENT

Through practicums, students are thoroughly evaluated to prepare students with the latest equipment and standard practices used in the industry before being placed in the workplace. This includes using lifts, transfers, hygiene procedures and safety protocols.

With a large network of healthcare facilities, HIHP assigns students to clinical placements to complete hours for certification and students gain hands-on experience to have the confidence and skills to be successfully employed upon graduation.

EXAMINATION & CERTIFICATION

To successfully complete the program, students take the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) final examination which evaluates the theory component of the training and determines whether they have the required level of knowledge to do the job. 

Successful students are awarded a numbered certificate and corresponding numbered pin identifying the graduate as having successfully passed the theory portion of the PSW Program.

Click here for more information about PSWs in the Workplace and Admission Requirements to this exciting program.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

NACC PSW 2015 PROGRAM & business courses

(FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS)

 

International Student Program Application Form  (download it here)

University /College Diploma & transcript of Records or Comparative Evaluation of Credentials evaluated by World Education Services (if available). Applicants without previous credentials can apply as a Mature Student.

Mature Students must take the Entrance Test - Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam (SLE IV) and pass with a score of 16 to qualify for entry.

English Proficiency Requirements are as follows for consideration (if available). *Applicable for applicants if English is NOT the first language. 

Proof of Medical Clearance Check (indicating that the applicant is fit to complete all components of the program and has up-to-date immunization status. Immunization for Hepatitis B for non-immune applicants is recommended)

Proof of Criminal Record Check (Individuals who have a criminal record may be unable to participate in the clinical placement and therefore will be unable to graduate)

Copy of Passport

Resume with Picture ID

Health Insurance Coverage (click here for a list of Canadian Insurance brokers)

TWO Reference Professional Letters

International Processing Fee of $500 CAD (non-refundable)

 

You can use these guidelines to help you through the application process.

 

Click here for more information on Tuition Fees and Training Schedules.

TRAINING SCHEDULE

Full-Time – 48 weeks

THEORY

600 hours

Monday to Thursday

9:00am – 2:00pm    OR    4:00 - 9:00pm

 

FACILITY & community CLINICAL PLACEMENT

310 hours

Monday to Wednesday (20 hours/week)

Placement shifts: 7:00am - 3:00pm    OR    3:00 - 11:00pm

 

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Program Fees (CAD)

 

Tuition

International Student Fee

Books 

Uniform & Equipment

Professional Examination

CPR/First Aid Course

*Registration/Processing Fee 

**TOTAL

5.900

2,200

960

95

125

170

500

$9,950

 

*Fee is non-refundable and due upon application.

**Prior to arrival in Canada, Students may pre-enroll by paying the 50% of the cost of PSW Program of $4,725.00 CAD. The remaining balance in the amount of $4,725.00 CAD will be paid upon arrival and signing the Enrollment Contract in Canada and before the program begins.


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