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Personal Care Worker Certificate

Program Code: 905013

Emphasizes aspects of providing personal and supportive/rehabilitative in-home and facility based health care including client’s rights, communication, rehabilitation, positioning and transfer skills, infection control, and safety. This is a 34-hour in person course combining lecture with laboratory practice of learned skills. All skill competencies will be assessed under the guidance of a registered nurse.

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Certificate Completers will be able to

• Display a caring attitude toward ill clients and their families
• Be flexible, empathetic, and nonjudgmental
• Be emotionally stable
• Adjust to diverse personalities, backgrounds, and home environments

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Requirements for Certificate Entry:

• Well developed interpersonal communication skills
• Effective problem-solving skills

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Curriculum
Catalog No. Description
Credits
30-501-100
Personal Care Worker
1
30-501-100 PERSONAL CARE WORKER...emphasizes aspects of providing personal and supportive/rehabilitative in-home and facility based health care including clients' rights, communication, rehabilitation, positioning and transfer skills, infection control, and safety. This is a 34-hour, in-person course combining lecture with laboratory practice of learned skills. All skill competencies will be assessed under the guidance of a registered nurse.
Certificate Total
1
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Note

Special Features
This course allows students to learn the course content through written course work and by practicing skills learned with the guidance of an instructor. The course emphasizes core abilities for the workplace.

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