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Essential Learning

Personal Support Worker Program
The @YourSideColleague® Personal Support Worker Program

This course will guide you through everything you need to know about being a personal support worker. The content has been divided into the following three parts.

Topics

Part I: Professional Approaches to Practice

  • Role of the PSW
  • Ethics and Legalities
  • Communication
  • Safety
  • Infection Control 

Part II: Health

  • The Body Systems
  • Nutrition
  • Personal and Home Hygiene 

Part III: Healing

  • Caring for Clients
  • Diseases and Conditions
  • Hospice Palliative Care
  • Complex Care