Labs & Facilities

PSW Simulation Apartment

This lab is used primarily by the Personal Support Worker and the Paramedic students. Personal Support Worker students train in the simulation apartment by practicing safe lifting and client care. Paramedic student practice responding to emergency calls, communicating with caregivers and navigating their equipment in and out of small spaces. The lab is equipped with cameras and microphones to allow teachers and fellow students to observe and give feedback.

Occupational Therapist & Physiotherapist Assistant Lab

This new state of practice, well-equipped lab is primarily utilized by students in Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist Assistant program. The lab space allows students to engage in hands-on-learning opportunities that simulate therapeutic techniques that will enable them to gain the confidence and competence to be successful in their future careers. Students learn and practice functional mobility and transfer training techniques using the new adjustable treatment tables and adaptive devices such as wheelchairs, walkers and crutches. They have opportunities to practice range of motion, therapeutic exercise techniques and modalities such as ultrasound. Students engage in case study-based learning with therapeutic activities and develop the necessary skills to select, grade and adapt meaningful activities for their clients.

For more information, please contact the appropriate campus:

Sarnia Campus
905-890-7833 x 222
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