Care of the Older Adult and Family

Code: PSW1435

Course description

This course builds upon the principles of health promotion and disease prevention by exploring the personal support workers role in early detection and intervention strategies to avert hospital acquired complications. Students will explore evidence-informed practice resources and strategies that they could integrate into patient care with the goal of improving health outcomes and preventing common geriatric syndromes experienced by many hospitalized patients.

Course details

Hours: 21
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: PSW1425
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Start Date: Feb. 11, 2019
Delivery: Mixed
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $169.53
End date: Mar. 11, 2019
Hours: 21
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: PSW1425
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Mandatory in-class dates:

2019-02-19 Tues. 6:00pm – 9:00pm

2019-02-26 Tues. 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Not all courses are offered each term. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019. Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019.