HHA

Home Health Aide (HHA)

Program ID
HHA
Campus
Boynton Beach
Level
Diploma
Semester
2021 Fall, 2021 Spring, 2022 Winter, Summer 2021
Credit
75
Method
Lecture, Online

The objective of the Home Health Aide program is to enable students to acquire the skills necessary to enter the medical support field as a Home Health Aide. Available online or in class. Students will become proficient in personal care for homebound patients, including providing personal hygiene care; they will provide assistance with self-medication and other assistance as needed. 

The core curriculum of the program focuses on the theoretical aspects of assisting patients that are homebound, with some of the program time devoted to in-class clinical practice. As the program progresses, the student expands upon the knowledge gained in the initial theoretical training and lab experiences.

The HHA program at Care Hope College is designed to satisfy the Florida DOE Curriculum Framework for OES 66011462 SOC Code 31-1011, for Home Health Aide, (CF 01.0-23.0)

Upon successful completion of 75 hours of training, the student will receive a diploma indicating the completion of the Home Health Aide Program.

The Home Health Aide program at Care Hope College was designed to satisfy the Florida Department of Education Curriculum Framework for Home Health Aide as of July 2007. The 75-hour program addresses the Intended Outcomes (01-22) of the Curriculum Framework cited above. Faculty members continuously review and update the curriculum to satisfy both the stated framework requirements, as well as the student needs.

The Practical Nursing program consists of 1350 hours of education, including lectures, lab skills and clinical work.

Curriculum Development:

The Practical Nursing (PN) program designed by the faculty of Care Hope College is designed to satisfy the Florida DOE Curriculum Framework (01.0-42.0) for Practical Nurses. Faculty members review and update the curriculum as necessary to satisfy both the stated framework requirements as well as meet students’ needs.

Entry requirements

Estimated Length of Study:

Day Classes: 4 Quarters, 12 Months.

*Books and materials are NOT included in the cost of tuition. Students must purchase their own uniforms.

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