HOME HEALTH AIDE DIPLOMA

75 Clock Hours

PROGRAM OBJECTIVE

The program is designed for the entry-level Home Health Aide who will be employed by agencies to work in the patient’s homes. The students will be trained to provide consistent quality care for patients in their home setting and returning them to pre-episodic level with disease limitations and to maximize rehabilitation level of function.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The program will introduce the responsibilities of the Home Health Aide ethical and legal issues, communication, documentation, safety, OSHA, infectious diseases, restorative care, vital signs, nutrition, transfer techniques and issues of death and dying. The student will be introduced to the basics of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology as it relates to each body system. 

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