Enhanced Educational Personal Support Worker

Enhanced Educational Personal Support Worker

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PROVIDING SUPPORT

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 (18)  PRINCIPLES IN BIOLOGY: This course provides students with the knowledge necessary to understand the rapid developments in modern biology and to place these developments within the context of daily life.  A major emphasis is genetics and biotechnology and how these areas may influence human health and environment.

 (19) Foundations in Human Biology: This course provides students with the knowledge necessary to understand the rapid developments in modern biology and to place these developments within the context of daily life.  A major emphasis is genetics and biotechnology and how these areas may influence human health and environment.

(01) Anatomy and Physiology for the Personal Support Worker: This course is designed to provide the student with a basic understanding of the structures of the human body and their related functions. Topics are sequenced to promote a basic understanding of: 1) the levels of organization within the body (cells, tissues, organs and organ systems); 2) homeostasis and homeostatic mechanisms; 3) the anatomy and physiology of the organ systems; and 4) the interrelationship of the organ systems. Selected health disorders will be discussed in correlation with each organ system.

(10 )Client Care In Institutional Health Care Setting: This clinical rotation introduces the student to the use of theories and skills of therapeutic communication, and basic health care provided by the personal support worker to individuals who require institutional care and to discuss the similarities and differences to community care. The student will assist in the promotion and maintenance of a safe and comfortable environment for the client, their families, self and others. In addition, students practice the basic fundamental psychomotor skills and interventions to provide comfort and basic care to clients in the clinical setting.

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