Introduction to the Acute Care Environment

Code: PSW1405

Course description

This course will familiarize the student with the acute care environment with regards to the patient, the interdisciplinary health care team, the role of the personal support worker, and the safety resources and networks available to support patient care. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of teamwork, healthy work environments and collaborative patient care.

Course details

Hours: 21
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: PSW1065
Corequisites: None

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Registration dates

ed2go fall course registration opens August 19, 2019

Winter 2020 registration opens November 4, 2019. Spring 2020 registration opens February 3, 2020.