Home Health Aide Training Course
This course is designed for Certified Nurse Assistants who desire to learn how to provide personal care in the home care setting; for those who are unable to do care for themselves and/or promote the recovery, safety and comfort of the patient. Additional emphasis on rehabilitation nursing care, family relationships and the impact of long-term illness on the family as well as the client will be included. The Home Health Aide training course meets the required Title 22 regulations for Home Health Aide.
Prerequisite: Nurse Assistant Pre-Certification Training Course/State Certification
|27 Hours Theory|
|54 Hours Clinical|
Proof of certification for CNA, must be active, a valid social security number, must be at least 16 years of age, completion of Reading assessment is recommended.
It is recommended, that applicants to the Home Health Aide course attend a nursing information session to discuss the requirements of the course with the nursing counselor. The nursing counselor will be able to answer any questions the applicant may have regarding the course. Applications is ongoing, completed applications may be forwarded to the Health Science and Nursing Division. The Dean of Health Science & Nursing and the CNA program Director will evaluate each application for consideration.
Students accepted into the Home Health Aide Training course, will be notified by email. Applicants accepted into the program are required to submit the following: health and physical form, immunizations, background check and a drug test. The applicant must be free from communicable diseases, infections, psychological disorders and other conditions that would prevent the successful performance of the responsibilities and tasks required in the education and training. The applicant must satisfactorily pass a health examination by a licensed physician or nurse practitioner; as well as laboratory test, and immunizations to determine their physical and mental fitness.
Based on state guidelines from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and clinical facility policies; nursing students must have clear criminal background checks and be fingerprinted to participate in clinical courses. The Health Science & Nursing Division requires that applicants disclose prior misdemeanors and felony convictions. The applicant must explain the circumstance of the convictions and provide documentation of rehabilitation. The CDPH considers the nature and severity of the offense, subsequent acts, recency of the acts of crime, compliance with court sanctions, and evidence of rehabilitation in determining eligibility for certification.
Students must complete all required clinical and theory hours to receive a Home Health Aide Training Course Certificate. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) requires a valid social security number for certification. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) licensing and Certification Program Aide and Technician Certification can be reached at 916. 327.2445.
For additional information contact: The Health Science and Nursing Division at 562.908.3421