Home Health Care (HHA)

 Program Requirements

The student must be 18 years old and have health clearance.

 

Program Description

This program consists of 90 hours in duration. This course provides the student with training to work at the entry level of employment demonstrating professional communication and interpersonal skills as a Home Health aide.

 

Program Objective

The student will demonstrate knowledge of the legal and ethical responsibilities of the Home Health Aide role. The core instructions of this course include training in delivery of physical comfort and safety measures of clients in the home setting. Principles of nutrition specific to the Home health aide are taught. Students are trained to apply principles of infection control in the practice of home health side services.