The Home Health Aide Training Program
- The Home Health Aide is an important member of the health care team who, under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, provides client centered nursing care in the client’s private home;
- The Home Health Aide recognizes that each client under their care is a unique entity as well as an integral part of the family, a culture and the community and realizes that each individual has the right to receive optimum health care delivered by competent caregivers;
- The Home Health Aide will help to meet and attain the client’s optimal physical, emotional, psychological, social, spiritual, intellectual and safety needs;
- The Home Health Aide will respect the rights of each client by promoting and maintaining the dignity of each client under their care;
- The Home Health Aide Training Program of Health Connect Nursing School is committed to the educational standards of excellence that will ensure marketable skills for the graduate
- Learning takes place in an atmosphere of mutual respect where questioning is welcomed and, in fact, encouraged. Problem solving is encouraged as a valuable part of the training experience.
The Home Health Aide Training Program contains a curriculum that prepares the Certified Nurse Assistant to function in a Home Health Aide in a client’s home environment. Students who complete the course will also be awarded 24 units of continuing education credits that can be used when renewing their Certified Nurse Assistant certificate
The Home Health Aide Training Program consists of 40 wall clock hours of Theory and Clinical Instruction. The day class is 5 days in length, being taught on Mondays through Fridays. The Theory classes are conducted from 8 A.M. until 4:30 P.M., and clinical training is conducted from 7 A.M. until 3:30 P.M.
The Home Health Aide Training Program is structured to provide 20 hours of theory and 20 hours of practical application of knowledge and skills needed for the Certified Nurse Assistant to function as a Home Health Aide in a client’s private home setting.
The Home Health Aide Training program that Health Connect Nursing School offers is governed by the regulations set forth in Title 22, California Code of Regulations and OBRA (Federal Regulations) of the Health Care Financing Administration. Students who complete the course will also be awarded 24 units of continuing education credit hours that can be used when renewing their Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate.
The Home Health Aide Training Program that Health Connect Nursing is offering contains the core curricula approved by the Department of Health Services-Aide Certification Training Section and being taught by experienced, Registered Nurses who are certified and approved by the Department of Health Services and the Bureau of Post Secondary Education.
Students enrolled in the Home Health Aide Training Program will be taught the following course modules:
Introduction – including, among other topics:
- State and Federal Laws and Requirement for HHA Certification
- Roles and Responsibilities of the Certified Home Health Aide
- Purpose and goals of Home Health Care
- Communication Techniques
- Organizational and time management techniques
- Interpretation of Medical and Social Needs of Clients
- Personal Care Services
- Cleaning and Care Tasks in the Home
Upon successful completion of the course requirements, the student will be awarded 24 units of Continuing Education Hours that can be used when renewing their Certified Nurse Assistant certificate and a certificate of completion.
+100.00 Registration Fee (non-refundable)
Note: Due to the short duration of the course, no checks will be accepted. Only Credit Card, Money Order, or cash payment will be accepted.
The total amount for ALL fees, charges, and services that the student is obligated to pay to Health Connect Nursing School for the Nurse Assistant Training Program is $495.00.
Note: A course textbook is loaned to each student for the duration of the course and there is no charge if the textbook is returned in good condition, but must be purchased if lost or defaced. The student may purchase the textbook if desired, but this is not required.
Note on Fingerprinting: If you have previously submitted your fingerprints and have received clearance from D.H.S., you must bring in that clearance so we can make a copy. This clearance must be for ORI# A1226. You must also bring in a $15.00 money order (DHS application fee). You do not need to be fingerprinted again. Only D.H.S. clearance can be used, not D.O.J.
If you have not received fingerprint clearance, you must get a Live Scan.
To know more about our courses and how to enroll, please call us at 510-460-9670 today so we can assist you with your queries as soon as possible.