Due to today’s winter storm, Centennial College campuses are closed and all on-campus labs, clinics and studios are cancelled for the day. Child Care Centres will also be closed. Online classes and services will continue as scheduled. We do expect to re-open campuses on Tuesday. Please continue to check our website and social media channels for updates.

Personal and Professional Growth

Course Code PSHS-123
Lecture hours per week 2
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

In this course, students will examine professionalism, accountability and ethical issues. An emphasis will be focused on understanding the current legislation impacting the role of the Personal Support Worker within health care. The social determinants of health will be discussed and how, the values beliefs and attitudes of the Personal Support Worker can impact care. Skills required to enhance own marketability will be discussed and applied through research job opportunities, resume, cover letters and interviews. The use of of online research in the job search process will be applied. Evidenced based practice will be discussed.