Objective : Instructing individuals in area of patient care to care for clients in need of help with activity of daily living (ADLs), assistance with care in the home. Program is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge that is needed to become a professional healthcare provider, providing exceptional care.

Description: A home health aide is an individual who provides basic personal care and health-related services for a client in the client’s home. These health-related services include but are not limited to: checking vital signs, changing bandages, giving massages and helping with medical equipments. They work under the supervision of a RN.
 
Course  Description     Hours 
 HHA001 INTRODUCTION, ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This course will give the student an introduction to the course, the healthcare professionals and their roles and responsibilities
 12 
 HHA002 LAWS, ETHICS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
This course will cover various laws, ethics and all policies and procedures that govern healthcare and its effects
 10
 HHA003 ABUSE, NEGLECT AND EXPLOITATION
This course will define abuse, neglect and exploitation; course will also underline its consequence and contact information if any of the behaviors are conducted or suspected.
 10
 HHA004 HIPPA/CONFIDENTIALITY
Students will be taught how to handle privileged information.
 14
 HHA005 INFECTION CONTROL, HIV/AIDS
Students will learn the basics regarding infection control and Universal Precautions.Information would also be taught on different diseases and preventions-mainly HIV/AIDS.
 12
 HHA005L PROCEDURE GUIDELINES AND SKILLS CHECK
This course is designed to instruct the student on the clinical operators of different machines and various equipments in a client’s home and how to use each one.
 22
 HHA006 CLIENT'S RIGHTS AND RESPONSABILITIES
This course is designed to inform the student of the client’s rights and responsibilities.
 10 
 HHA007 FINANCIAL ASPECT OF CARE
This course will cover the financial portion of care; students learn to help the clients in this area but learn that there are limitations.
 10
 HHA008  CPR
This course will teach the student basic life support (BLS) for healthcare provider. Student will be able to assist in life support of an infant, young child or adult.
 04
 HHA009 TRENDS
This course helps the student create a resume and prepare for job interview skills. Test taking skills are reviewed.
 08
HHA009E EXTENDED HOURS
The student begins the lab where he/she gets to observe what has been taught in the class or given in theory.
 08
   TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR PROGRAM  120