HOME HEALTH AIDE-COURSE DESCRIPTION
This Home Health Aide course is offered for those individuals who have already completed the Nursing Assistant course or who are already Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA). Home Health Aides are prepared to give basic nursing care in the client’s home under the supervision of a licensed nurse.
The 40 clock hour course includes 20 classroom hours and 20 clinical hours and expands upon the Nursing Assistant curriculum.
This course includes five (5) modules:
- Introduction to Aide and Agency Role
- Interpretation of Medical and Social Needs of Clients
- Personal Care Services
- Cleaning and Care Tasks in the home.
Upon completion of the classroom and clinical requirements for the Home Health Aide Program graduates will be required to apply for and pass the final course examination, before receiving certification. Classroom presentations are coordinated with clinical practice in health care facilities so that students develop the skills and knowledge required to provide nursing care in the home.
Pre-requisite: Current CNA certificate or concurrent enrollment in a Nursing Assistant Course.