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Health Care Support Worker Certificate

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  • Objectives
    The HCSW program provides students with the knowledge, skills and values to practice as front line care providers in a variety of health care settings. Students learn to provide assistance with activities of daily living (bathing, personal grooming, eating), setting goals and developing life skills. Graduates are prepared for employment in a wide variety of health care settings such as assisted living, home support agencies, community care facilities and community mental health.
  • Practical experience
    There is a practical component associated with this program.
  • Academic Title
    Health Care Support Worker Certificate
  • Course description
    Semester I
    Course     Title     Credits

    • HCSW 1100     Health: Roles and Responsibilities     3
    • HCSW 1110     Interpersonal Communications for Health Care Support Workers     3
    • HCSW 1120     Concepts: Health and Healing     3.75
    • HCSW 1130     Personal Care Skills I     6

    Semester II
    Course     Title     Credits

    • HCSW 1140     Introduction to Mental Health and Cognitive Disorders     3
    • HCSW 1150     Personal Care Skills II     4.75
    • HCSW 1160     Advanced Clinical Practice in Home Support Resident Care     6.25

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