HOME HEALTH AIDE

Program Objective

Home Health Aides (HHA) provide health, safety and personal grooming assistance to clients in their homes or in residential settings. Upon completion of the program graduates will qualify for employment as Home Health Aides, working for Home Health Agencies approved for Medicare and Medicaid coverage.

Program Description

The students of the Home Health Aide program will be prepared to perform the home health care duties and physical comfort and safety for patients, residents and clients at their homes. The student will be prepared in the patient care procedures, principles of nutrition, care of the elderly, apply principles of infection control and assist with rehabilitative activities. The student receives all required in-service training and certifications such as Domestic Violence, HIV/AIDS, OSHA, Infection Control and Universal Precautions, Understanding Alzheimer’s disease, Assistance with Self-Administered Medication Training, CPR. Upon completion of the program the student will receive a diploma. The student may be working as Home Health Aide as soon the Diploma is received.

Program Length

4 weeks
Monday to Friday 18:00 – 22:00.

Credential: Diploma

The student will attend a total of 20 hrs. per week.

Program Length

Total Contact Hours: Clock Hours 165
Credit Hours N/A

Total Contact Hours

Theory Hours 80
Lab Hours 85

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