Home Health Aide
This 170 Hrs course includes theoretical training and practical classes. The student will learn the necessary knowledge and clinical training to assist patients at their home taking vital signs, patient hygiene, bath and personal care, prepare the bed of a patient, catheter car, and more. This program objective is to teach the student the necessary knowledge and clinical training to provide quality care as Home Health Aide.
The student will acquire the knowledge to provide quality care and give patients assistance at their homes, in a dynamic and pleasant atmosphere. This program will prepare the student to become an excellent Home Health Aide.
HOME HEALTH AIDE
Our Home health aide program is accredited for 170 Hours.
• I have my HHA license from a different state, what can I do?
The HHA license is a state based license since each state has different requirements. Because of this, you must have completed a Home Health Aide class in the state in which you want to practice.
• What is the difference between CNA and HHA?
A certified nursing assistant (CNA) and a Home Health Aide (HHA) have similar roles in patient’s lives as they both provide personal care. As an HHA you are able to work independently in private cases. As a CNA you are required to take the state certification exam in order to practice.
• Do I have to cook and clean for my patients?
For the most part you will not be required to cook or clean for your patients, but each case is different. Just make sure to have your duties clear and in writing before singing to care for any patient.
• Can I care for children with my HHA certificate?
As a Home health Aide you will learn how to care for people in their homes, fort he most part the elderly but these skills you learn can also be applied to children and adults. Please bear in mind that in order to care for children you will usually be required to have a childcare license or similar certification.
• Where can I work as an HHA?
You will have a wide range of work places as a home health aide. You can work for home care agencies, nursing homes, retirement homes, hospice centers, have private cases and many more!
• What do I need to keep my certificate up to date?
In order to ensure that your knowledge is current with the regulations and requirements, you need to complete 24 hours/credits of CEUs every 2 years.
• I already have my CNA license, do I need to have the HHA as well?
CNAs and HHAs perform really similar duties, but it us up to you if you want to have both. Depending on where you work they might require one, or the other, or both!
Payment plansHere at Florida Health Care Academy we offer a variety of payment options in order to best accommodate to your financial needs. All of our payment plans are tailored to each individual, whether you prefer paying bi-weekly, or every Monday, we'll find a way to help you make your dreams come true.
All of our payment plans require a $200 down payment at the moment of enrollment.
*All payments are based on an average payment. The amount could fluctuate depending on the balance of each student.
The rate for our HHA program is 5 payments of $178*
The rate for our HHA program is 10 payments of $89*
The bi-weekly rate for our HHA program is 2 payments of $445*
The bi-weekly rate for our HHA program is 5 payments of $178*