Home Health AideNC NEW

Non-Credit Certificate

Upcoming Classes

Spring 2017
HHA 101-01 4/4/17-6/15/17
Tues & Thurs 9AM-1PM

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Build a strong foundation for steady employment or advance your career in the healthcare industry by enrolling in the Home Health Aide Non-Credit Certificate program.

The Quincy College Home Health Aide program is 85 class hours on our Quincy Campus and 25 hours of clinical practicum at Best of Care Inc., conveniently located in Presidents Place.

Receive Hands-on Training

Supervised practical training to be provided in a patient care setting. Clinical experience is a major part of HHA training certificate program. Students will be assigned patients to work with at nursing facilities or other locations. During the clinical experience students will be supervised, and students must complete 25 hours of training as set by the program standards.

Topics Covered

  • Human Growth and Development
  • Safety and Body Mechanics
  • Infection prevention and Standard Precautions
  • Communication and Cultural Diversity
  • Individuals and Families
  • Special Problems / Abuse
  • Death, Dying and Hospice
  • Positioning, Transfer, and Ambulation
  • Personal Care skills (Elastic Stockings, Dressings, Vital Signs)
  • Core Health Care Skills (Hygiene, Grooming, Appliances)
  • Nutrition
  • Meal planning, Shopping, Preparation and Storage
  • Home Management
  • Home Safety
  • Clients with Disability
  • New mothers, Infant and Children
  • Mental Health and Mental Illness
  • Managing Time Energy and Money
  • Medication and Technology in Home Care

Download the Home Health Aide Certificate Brochure

Lifelong Learning

This program will prepare students for a career in the healthcare field as a Home Health Aide.

What does a Home Health Aide do?

  • Assist clients in their daily personal tasks, such as bathing or dressing.
  • Provide basic health-related services according to a client’s needs, such as checking vital signs or administering prescribed medication at scheduled times.
  • Do light housekeeping, such as laundry, washing dishes, and vacuuming in a client’s home.
  • Help to organize a client’s schedule and plan appointments.
  • Arrange transportation to doctors’ offices or for other kinds of outings.
  • Shop for groceries and prepare meals to meet a client’s dietary specifications.
  • Help to keep clients engaged in their social networks and communities raid to leave spaces open.

 

Quincy

Home Health AideNC NEW Courses
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    • Course
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    • HHA 101
    • Home Health Aide
    The Non-Credit Home Health Aide Certificate program is 85 class hours on our Quincy Campus and 25 hours of clinical practicum at Best of Care Inc., conveniently located in Presidents Place.

    Supervised practical training to be provided in a patient care setting. Clinical experience is a major part of HHA training certificate program. Students will be assigned patients to work with at nursing facilities or other locations. During the clinical experience students will be supervised, and students must complete 25 hours of training as set by the program standards.

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Contact Info:

Quincy Campus

1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Tel:  (617) 984-1700

Plymouth Campus

36 Cordage Park Circle
Plymouth, MA 02360

Tel:  (508) 747-0400

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