Courses & Programs

Home Health Aide Supplemental

COURSE CODE: HTH 216

CREDITS: 1

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: HTH 210 completed previously with a grade of C- or better; or concurrently

This course provides students who have already completed or are currently enrolled in HTH 210-Field Experience or a Certified Nurse's Aide equivalent course, with the additional information they need to become a Home Health Aide and work for a Home Care Agency. Students will explore the basic philosophy of home care, the role of the home health aide, and important policies and procedures when working in someone's home. Home safety, working with various home care populations, nutrition, and infection control in the home are also examined. Learning techniques such as small group discussion, interactive exercises, role play, and case studies will be used to ensure students are ready to take the home health Aide Competency Exam developed by the Home Care Aide Council.Prerequisite: HTH 210 completed previously with a grade of C- or better; or concurrently