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Durham College Certificate
Through this program, you will build the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to serve in a helping capacity (i.e. RPNs, orderlies, PSWs, volunteers, support workers and clergy), for those with advanced or terminal illness and their families. You will learn to provide compassionate care in which the quality of remaining life is the objective. As well, you will explore symptom control as the basis to develop a team approach, which includes clients and those who are close to them. This program will also address bereavement care for families.
Program Of Study
Students are required to print or save a copy of the Program of Study when beginning the program. This document contains critical details about program progression and graduation requirements specific to the academic year in which your program was started.
Click to access the Program of Study for the current academic year.
Students who began this program prior to the current academic year may contact the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning office at email@example.com or 905-721-3052 to obtain your Program of Study and graduation requirements.
This program contains a field placement requirement.
For details, including paperwork submission deadlines, please visit the Field Placement Page, and for specific program-related field placement questions, please review the Healthcare Field Placement FAQs.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be equipped to:
Potential career and industry options may include:
Related Credentials and Courses
Graduates interested in further professional development may be interested in the following courses/programs:
To learn more visit Credit Transfer
Program Related Questions? Call 905.721.3052
If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please visit the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning OSAP Eligibility webpage.