Available start dates for the program:  See Academic Calendar

Program language: English and Spanish

Available Schedules: 

Night :Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7:00PM-10:00PM.   

Weekend: Friday from 6:00PM-10:00PM and Saturday from 8:00AM-2:00PM.

Program duration: 7-8 weeks 

Educational offering are delivered through distance education (hybrid)

Program Description

Students of the Home Health Aide Program (O*NET Code 31 - 1011.00) 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.

 

Upon completion of the Home Health Aide Program at Jose maria Vargas University, students will be able to: 

  • 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. 

  • Describe the home health aide role in private and community settings. 

  • Use oral and written communication skills and appropriate terminology when communicating with patients, family, medical personnel, and other caregivers. 

  • Document patient’s record to follow up care, condition, progress, and change.