Certified Home Health Aide

Home Health Aid - SMCINJ

Course Information:

Home Health Aides (HHA) are in demand in the workforce due to the increasing need to provide care for patients in the home. This 76-hour course is approved by the NJ State Board of Nursing and follows an outlined curriculum set by this credentialing agency. The course provides skills training specific to home and hospice patient populations and requires 60 hours of classroom and16 hours of clinical laboratory instruction. Students will learn to care for ill and disabled individuals confined to their home or as a private care assistant in a nursing home environment. Upon successful completion of this course the candidate is eligible to apply for registration and certification from the NJ State Board of Nursing.

Daytime or Evening sessions available.

Time requirements are mandated by the state; therefore, 100% attendance is mandatory.  Students must have proof of a physical examination prior to admission.  Background check is required to get state license.

Valid Social Security Number and photo ID is required.

The coursework consists of:

  • Classroom Study
  • Skills Laboratory

In this Lesson, you will learn about the patient’s bill of rights and the role each member of the rehabilitation team plays in protecting those rights. You will also gain an understanding of the moral issues that apply to the daily practice of the PT aide. Finally, you will look at how effective and sensitive communication on the part of the physical therapy aide is essential to the job. Practical communication tips are included with the discussion.

Course Duration: 76 hours

Minimum Education: High School Diploma/GED/TABE

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