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Home Health Aide

Program Objective:

To prepare students with the skills, knowledge and abilities to become Home Health Aides and to qualify to work through Medicare approved agencies.

Program Description:

Program includes instructor-led classroom and clinical training and practical hands-on application. Students must successfully complete tests and a final.
4 hours of HIV/AIDS. There are no licensing exams in order to work as a Home Health Aide.

Features

LENGTH 3 Weeks
CLOCK HOURS 75 Hours
LANGUAGES English, Haitian creole, Spanish
CLASS SIZE 25 students
DEGREE TYPE DIPLOMA

CAREER OUTLOOK 

Job Outlook

Overall employment of home health aides and personal care aides is projected to grow 36 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. As the baby-boom generation ages and the elderly population grows, the demand for the services of home health aides and personal care aides will continue to increase.

Potential Careers

Graduates are qualified to seek employment at:
• Home healthcare services
• Assisted living facilities
• Private households

Average Salary

$ 24,060 per year
$ 11.57 per hour

Program Outline

Course Number Course Title Clock Hours
HHA100 Emergency and Safety Procedures/CPR 10
HHA101 Medical Law and Ethics 10
HHA102 Nutrition 10
HHA103 HIV/AIDS/OSHA Techniques 05
HHA104 Health Care Delivery Systems and Health Occupations 04
HHA105 Domestic Violence 02
HHA106 LAB 34

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2020 – 2021 ACADEMIC CALENDARS

Note: Changes to the Academic Calendar may occur. The current Academic Calendar can be obtained from the Administration Office of the School.

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