Enhanced Skills

In this course, the learner is introduced to a number of crucial skill topics PSWs may need to know in order to provide safe and effective care in a variety of settings. These topics include insulin support, foot and nail care, oral care, bladder irrigation, tube feeds, bowel management and enemas, proper body mechanics, lifts and transfers, and wound care. Each topic includes an in-class review of the anatomy and physiology of the body part(s) that are associated by each skill, associated definitions and terminology, as well as opportunities to practice each skill in a laboratory setting.

Contact parttimestudies@fanshawec.ca to learn more about this course and future offerings.