Nurse Aide & Home Health Aide with
CPR for the Healthcare Provider
This course provides individuals an opportunity to earn three professional certifications in healthcare. For nurse aid training, students will receive instruction on a humanistic approach to provide clients with basic care in diverse healthcare settings. Students will understand the system of healthcare operations, and will develop the expertise necessary to function in numerous healthcare settings safely and efficiently. The instructor will offer students hands-on learning opportunities necessary to acquire the practical skills required to assist clients appropriately. For home health aide training, students will learn the theory and clinical skills necessary to work with clients in homecare settings. The instructor emphasizes homecare safety principles and methods to provide emotional, social, and physical care effectively. Students in this course will also receive the training necessary to earn their CPR for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) certification. During the first class, students will receive a course calendar and the required textbook and workbook (included in tuition).
Regulations require that students attend all scheduled classroom and clinical hours. Students are eligible to take the state certification exams after completing their Nurse Aide and Home Health Aide training. In addition to tuition, students must pay a certification exam fee of $93, payable to the Red Cross. To become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) and Certified Home Health Aide (HHA), a student must pass each exam.
All students are subject to a CORI/SORI check and must pass all drug testing requirements prior to clinical placements.
Course #: MED 100
Instructor: Tracy Lizotte, RN
Schedule: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, starting September 7
Time: 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
(77 classroom hours and 32 clinical hours)
Students: 6 – 10