Nurse Aide / Home Health Aide Training
Ohio Department of Health Approved (#3651911)
This training program is designed to prepare the student to function in a traditional nursing assistant role in nursing centers such as hospitals and nursing homes or as a home health aide in home settings. The course includes 16 hours of clinical training and 59 hours devoted to lecture and skills laboratory practice.
Some topics covered include:
- observation skills
- universal precautions for infection control
- basic elements of body functioning
- recognition of emergencies
- physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients
- appropriate and safe techniques in personal hygiene and grooming
Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive the certificate necessary for eligibility to take the nursing assistant state competency test ($100.00). Or, you may choose to seek employment as a home health aide. Attendance policy in accordance with the Ohio Department of Health states no absenteeism is permitted within the first 16 hours of instruction. Class requirements include a current physical examination report along with a negative TB test or negative chest x-ray, a background check ($30.00) and liability insurance ($15.00) available through the college.
For questions call: (330) 966-5455