FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
This comprehensive program is specifically designed for internationally trained caregivers and healthcare professionals who aspire to work as caregivers or support workers in Canada or abroad. Our tailored online course provides participants with the essential skills, knowledge, and practical training required to excel in the caregiver and support worker professions, all from the comfort of their own homes.
Our online course format offers the flexibility and convenience of self-paced learning, with interactive modules, engaging video lectures, and practical exercises designed to reinforce learning outcomes. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Certificate of Professional Development, which signifies their readiness to work as caregivers or support workers in diverse healthcare settings in Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand.
At TEMC, we are committed to providing a supportive and enriching learning experience for our students. Through our comprehensive online curriculum, expert faculty, and innovative learning platform, we strive to empower healthcare professionals with the skills and confidence to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those they care for. We invite you to join us in this rewarding journey towards professional growth and success in the caregiver and support worker field.
Please note the Private Career College Act, 2005 do not apply to any of the professional development, skill upgrading and short courses.
Study at your own pace
Access to expert faculty and professional guidance (if needed)
Affordable tuition fees
Effective pathway to employment in Canada, UK, Australia and NZ
Professional Development / Short course
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Overview of the Canadian healthcare system:
A comprehensive introduction to the organization, funding, and delivery of healthcare services in Canada, including an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders.
Role of caregivers and support workers in healthcare:
A detailed exploration of the duties, responsibilities, and scope of practice for caregivers and support workers within the Canadian healthcare system, along with the expectations and challenges they may encounter.
Effective communication and cultural competence:
Development of essential communication skills for interacting with clients, families, and healthcare professionals, with an emphasis on fostering empathy, active listening, and cultural sensitivity in diverse caregiving settings.
Personal care and hygiene assistance: Training in the provision of personal care services, including bathing, grooming, dressing, and toileting assistance, while maintaining clients' dignity and privacy.
Nutrition and meal planning for diverse clients:
Understanding clients' unique nutritional needs and preferences, and creating balanced meal plans that cater to specific dietary requirements, allergies, or cultural considerations.
Mobility assistance and safe patient handling: Techniques for safely assisting clients with mobility, transfers, and positioning, while reducing the risk of injury for both caregivers and clients.
Medication administration and management:
Best practices for administering medication, understanding potential side effects, and maintaining accurate records to ensure proper medication management and adherence.
Mental health support, including dementia care:
Strategies for supporting clients with mental health conditions such as dementia, depression, and anxiety, with a focus on person-centered care, coping mechanisms, and effective communication.
Palliative and end-of-life care principles: An introduction to the principles and practices of palliative care, including pain and symptom management, psychosocial support, and the provision of compassionate care for clients and their families during the end-of-life process.
Legal and ethical considerations in caregiving:
Familiarization with relevant laws and regulations governing caregiving, as well as the ethical principles and professional boundaries that guide decision-making and interactions with clients, families, and healthcare providers.
Students must satisfy ALL of the following:
Healthcare professional with qualifications
Minimum 2 years of work experience within the past 5 years.
Students must satisfy ONLY ONE of the following:
Healthcare qualifications delivered in English
IELTS of 5.5 ( if qualifications not delivered in English)
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is this course suitable for someone with no prior healthcare experience?
No. This course is a professional development course designed for experienced and qualified international healthcare professionals, providing comprehensive training to prepare participants for the caregiver/support worker role in Canada or abroad.
How long does the course take to complete?
The course duration can vary depending on individual learning pace.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of the course?
Yes, upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Professional Development, demonstrating your readiness to work as a caregiver or support worker.
Is the course content accessible 24/7, or are there specific class times?
The online course offers the flexibility of self-paced learning, with all course materials accessible 24/7 to accommodate individual schedules.
Are there any in-person components to the course?
The course is entirely online, with no in-person requirements. However, practical exercises are included within the online course materials to reinforce learning outcomes.
What type of support is available to students during the course?
Students have access to expert faculty for guidance and support, as well as a dedicated student success team to assist with any technical or course-related concerns.
Will this course help me find a job as a caregiver or support worker?
Our dedicated career services team offers job placement assistance and networking opportunities to help graduates transition into their new careers as caregivers or support workers.
Is financial assistance available for this course?
While our professional development courses do not typically qualify for traditional financial aid, you may explore employer-sponsored training programs or external scholarships to help cover the cost of the course.