Are you looking for an ongoing education opportunity?
Are you looking to enhance your knowledge and skills as a Personal Support Worker?
The University of Toronto through a partnership initiative with Closing the Gap Healthcare is offering PSW training online.
Please note that this is NOT a PSW diploma program!
It is an online training program that is designed to improve the quality of care you provide as a Personal Support Worker.
If you want to become a PSW, you will have to complete a PSW diploma program.
The good news is…
It is now easier than ever to become a personal support worker.
There are many options to take the PSW course online.
There is even a FREE Government PSW program going to be launching soon.
There is also a new provincially funded accelerated PSW training program that is completely FREE and you get paid as you learn.
This program is open for registration is currently accepting applications.
If you would like to become a PSW for FREE and get paid at the same time, click here to find out how you can register.
There are many other FREE alternatives to becoming a PSW.
The PSW Approach to Quality Care
This is the online training program offered by the University of Toronto.
After the successful completion of this course, you’ll be provided a certificate from the University of Toronto and the best thing,
It is completely FREE!
You can add the completed training program to your resume.
The PSW Training Online Course
The University of Toronto`s Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) is delivering this online quality improvement training program for Personal Support Workers.
This training program is in collaboration with Closing the Gap Healthcare.
Closing the Gap Healthcare`s Mission is to help create an environment that not only provides quality healthcare but ensures that the system within which it does so is sustainable, empowering people to live their best life possible as well.
This course will engage you with practical learning skills and help you improve the quality of care you provide as a PSW.
What Will You Learn?
With the objective of facilitating the creation of standardized terminology and best practices, this course is designed to enhance your skillset and previously obtained training.
The PSW training online course consists of 4 modules:
Module 1: The PSW Approach to Quality Care
The focus is on preparing, observing, planning, making adjustments to improve the quality of care, and sharing the quality improvements.
Module 2: Observe and Plan
You will learn the importance of observing and planning that is required to successfully deliver quality care.
Module 3: Do, Study, Act
You will learn the importance of “Do, Study, and Act” when it comes to providing an excellent quality of care.
Module 4: The PSW Quality Approach in Practice
Overall, the course is designed in such a way that it encompasses the core values required to improve the care PSWs provide.
How To Complete the Training
The course is offered online, is self-paced, and ongoing, it can be taken at any time.
How to Register
If you believe that you will benefit from enhanced training and wish to register for the course, you can do so by going to the link below:
Once you click on the above link, you’ll end up on the registration page.
Don’t forget to print your certificate for this course and put this on your resume.
How to Print Your Certificate?
Once you have completed the training program, click on “My Achievements” in the left sidebar.
This will take you to my achievements page and show the completed training program at the bottom.
Simply click on the “Print” to print your certificate.
This is how the completed certificate looks like:
Click on the image below to make it larger and view the instructions.
Keep in mind that once you click on “Print” a new tab will open with your certificate of completion. You will have to “right-click” on the certificate and choose “Print”. You can also take a screenshot of the certificate if you’d like to save a copy on your computer.
If you have any issues printing your certificate, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I can guide you through the process.
PSW Quality of care image credit: The University of Toronto and 2016 Redwood Performance Group Inc.