Home Health Aide - Short-Term Training Certificate

Curriculum Code: 902

Program Information
The Home Health Aide (HHA) short term certificate course is for students to learn how to care for clients who are suffering from chronic illnesses or cognitive and developmental disabilities living at home and require assistance with their activities of daily living. The HHA works under the direct observation of a Registered Nurse or case manager. This course consists of 45 hours of theory content, 7 hours of laboratory skills and 9 hours of clinical experience in the home care environment.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate Upon successful completion of this course, the students are eligible for a certificate of completion through the New Jersey Board of Nursing. The academic goal of this program is to create a direct pathway to the AAS or Academic Certificate in Health Science.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Discuss the roles and responsibilities and licensure requirements for the certified nurse aide. •Discuss the physiological implications of chronic illnesses or cognitive and developmental disabilities on clients in the home environment. •Apply the principles of effective communication with the client, their family members, the case manager and/Registered Nurse regarding the care of the clients in the home. •Demonstrate basic clinical competency regarding clients who are suffering from chronic illnesses or cognitive and developmental disabilities that are living at home.


Program Requirements (4)
Credits
HS
117
Home Health Aide
4


Total Credits: (4)