PSW Laboratory Skills

PSW Laboratory Skills

PSWR 1036

In this course, students focus on the principles of basic and advanced skills needed by the Personal Support Worker (PSW) to assist clients. Students integrate learned theory and skills while participating in experiential learning within a practice lab setting. Students learn concepts and principles related to infection control, hygiene, mobility, safety and nutrition, assessment, urinary catheters, ostomy care, oxygen therapy, wound care, vital signs, glucometers and insulin pens, medications, and suctioning.

Credits

6

Course Hours

84

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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