Available start dates for the program: See Academic Calendar
Program language: English or Spanish
Educational offering are delivered through distance education (hybrid)
Home Health Aide Diploma Program
Students of the Home Health Aide Program (O*NET Code 311011.00) will learn to perform duties which include providing physical comfort and care for patients, nutrition, and other sustaining services for home health care recipients. Upon completion of this program, graduates will possess the skills and knowledge to become employed as entry level Home Health Aides, working for Home Health Agencies, and Hospice Care.
1. Provide support and assistance in health-related tasks, self-care tasks and in instrumental activities of daily living to cover the needs of the client.
2. Describe the home health aide role in private and community settings.
3. Use oral and written communication skills and appropriate terminology when communicating with patients, family, medical personnel, and other caregivers.
4. Document patient’s record to follow up care, condition, progress, and change.
This program is offered exclusively in English or in Spanish.