Personal Support Worker - International

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Program description - January 2022

As a member of an interprofessional health-care team, a Personal Support Worker (PSW) provides supportive person-centered care across the lifespan to individuals and families, at various levels of health and wellbeing, in a variety of care environments including: long-term, community and/or hospital care settings. Conestoga's PSW program prepares students to become preferred graduates for the profession; one that truly makes a difference in the lives of others.Students will progress from beginning engagement to an entry-to-practice prepared professional PSW; one who participates in the delivery of care as directed by the plan of care/service plan with activities of daily living, comprising personal care, home management and nutrition and family responsibilities. Throughout the program, students learn how to promote a comfortable and safe environment for all clients including those experiencing responsive behaviours, risk for injury and/or clients requiring end-of-life care. Provincially recognized certificates related to these areas of learning will be received.Experiential learning, which is central to Conestoga's program, is integrated throughout to support student application of knowledge, skills and judgment. Students have the opportunity to study at multiple locations including the Living Classroom. The Living Classroom is an innovative curriculum delivery model, combining classroom and real-life experiences for students to build increased knowledge and confidence working with older clients and care teams obtained by immediate integration of learning in long-term care and retirement living environments.For more information about the PSW program, please contact PSWinfo@conestogac.on.ca.

Program details

Code: 11651
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 1 year
Start: January 2022
Campus: Kitchener – Doon
Credential: Ontario College Certificate

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Thanks to the generous support of The Cowan Foundation, PSW students are eligible to receive:

  • Entrance award of $500
  • Free uniform
  • Free First Aid and CPR certification
The Cowan Foundation

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MARCH 13, 2021 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2020-2021 year are listed below.  Books and supplies are additional. Tuition and fee details for terms starting after May 2021 will not be available until spring 2021.

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International

Tuition
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$12500.00
Ancillary Fees
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$2517.41
Total Fees
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$15017.41

Canadian fee details

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International fee details

Description Winter 2021 Spring 2021
International Program Tuition $6250.00 $6250.00
Administration Fee $18.40 $25.90
Capital Development Fee $77.08 $77.08
CSI Health Plan Fee $197.65 -
CSI Association Fee $84.50 $110.00
CSI International Health Fee $335.00 -
eText Fee $106.00 $56.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.95 $28.45
ISR $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee $12.75 $12.75
Recreation/Athletics Fee - $70.50
Student Services $50.65 $50.65
Technology Enhancement Fee $142.75 $142.75
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) - $65.00
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $15.00 $30.00
CSI Legal Protection (optional) $20.10 -
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $3.50 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $7714.33 $7303.08
Year Total   $15017.41

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Delivery sequence - January 2022 - Kitchener – Doon

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