Health Care

Home Health Aide

Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide Training

5541 - Pre-requisite: Must complete entrance assessment.

This 166 hour program designed to prepare the student for employment as a Certified Nurse Aide and Home Health Aide. The course includes basic information about the care of hospitalized patients and residents in a Skilled Nursing Facility as well as taking care of individuals in their homes. Topics covered include patient and resident rights, medical terminology and basic anatomy and physiology. Skills taught range from bathing and bed-making to taking the temperature, pulse and respirations. Preventative care and safety in the home is emphasized and job readiness skills are also taught. Physical exam, and proof of current immunizations required prior to first clinical date. For admission to the exam, you are required to present 2 forms of valid identification with your signature. The name on both identifications must be the same as the name used to register for the examination! This dual certification will make you more employable!

**Tuition includes book and exam fee.
***Scrubs (navy pants and matching tops) and white shoes REQUIRED for clinical experience, but NOT PROVIDED.
(Nurse Aide stand alone is available upon request for $1595)


BSH-5541-U19 -

Date:08/13 - 09/21/18
Cost:$1,850** + Scrubs***
Sessions/Hours:166 hrs


Personal Care Aide II Upgrade to Home Health Aide Conversion

5111 - Pre-requisite: Must complete entrance assessment (TABE). A valid PCA Certificate of Training program approved by The NYS Department of Health Occupations and/or The New York State Education Department.

This course will allow a Personal Care Aide to upgrade to a Home Health Aide. The candidate will take 55 hours of training; which includes 25 hours of classroom, 10 hours of practical skills training in classroom, 10 hours clinical experience in acute care/nursing home and 10 hours of supervised in-home care evaluation. Components of the program include the following; applicant /trainee must complete the required (Supervised Practical Training) in both laboratory and patient care settings. Full physical exam and update immunizations required prior to client contact.

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Location:Bush Campus