Safety in Community-Based Environments

Code: PSW1045

Course description

This course highlights the importance of promoting and providing a high standard of safe, ethical care in the community-based environment. The focus is on the role of the personal support worker in terms of responding to situations of risk while working within the community. Emphasis is placed on how to collaborate effectively with the interprofessional team to ensure safety for individuals, families and themselves.

Course details

Hours: 21
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: PSW1035
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2022 registration opens November 1, 2021. Spring 2022 registration opens February 7, 2022.