The Home Health Aide is an 83-hour program designed to prepare students for work in caring for individual within the confinement of their home. This program is taught with a combination through lecture, DVDs, role-playing, and classroom lab practice; students learn procedural skills such as vital signs, bathing, dressing and positioning. The classroom is equipped with hospital beds and medical equipment to practice skills prior to the 8-hour clinical externship rotation.
- Provides health care tasks, personal hygiene services, housekeeping tasks and other related support services essential to the consumer’s health.
- Observes, records and reports all changes to supervisor. All HHA’s must demonstrate competence in performing the necessary skills and only perform those skills on the plan of care.
If you would like to set up an advising appointment, or for additional program information and questions please contact us at 631-450-4949.