Campus Location: 5200 E. Ramon Road Suite I-1 Palm Springs, CA 92264

Program Overview

This program is an add-on course after students complete the CNA program. Students in the HHA program will learn the skills and knowledge to take care of the elderly and disabled in their homes.

The HHA program is 40 hours total and takes 2 weeks to complete. Upon completion, students will recieve a Home Health Aide Certificate approved by the department of Health Services.

This is an Add-On Course. Students must pass
the CNA program in order to take this course.

Job Summary

Home Health aides, sometimes called caregivers or personal attendants, help and monitor the health of the elderly or disabled. Home Health Aides usually work under the supvision of a nurse.

Home Health Aides carry out critical tasks such as:

  • Assist clients in their daily personal tasks, such as bathing or dressing
  • Help to organize a client’s schedule and plan appointments
  • Keep clients engaged in their social networks and communities

Time to Complete:

2 Weeks 40 Hours

Semester Units:

N/A

Externship:

1

Lecture Levels:

1

Format:

In-Person

Start Dates/Class times:

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Program Details

Program Objective

Our objective is to train and prepare students with the skills, knowledge, and real-world experience to get an entry-level position as a CNA with a background in Home Health Aide.

The Home Health Aide course provides a Home Health Aide Certificate approved by the Department of Health Services and allows the home health aide worker to function at an entry level position on a health care team in a home health agency. The student will receive a Certificate of Completion upon satisfactory completion of the program.

Program Description

The Home Health Aide Course is a 40-hour/ 2-week add-on course to our CNA program. The clinical hours are given in the assisted living facility/long term care facility or home health agency. The student must pass a clinical skills demonstration.

The clinical hours are given in the assisted living facility/long term care facility or home health agency. The student must pass a clinical skills demonstration.

Requirements

In order to graduate from the HHA program,
students must meet the below requirements:

  • Must have a current CNA certification
  • Complete all levels
  • Complete 20 hours of clinicals

Students Must Complete:

  • Lecture Levels I (20 Hours)
  • Clinicals (20 Hours)
Course Levels
Clock Hours
Semester Units
Level I: • Introduction to Aide & Agency Role• Interpretation of Medical and Social Needs of Clients• Personal Care Services• Nutrition; Cleaning & Care Tasks in the Home
20
Level II: • Introduction to Patient Care
20
TOTAL
40

Career Outcome & More Information

Certified Home Health Aides in California

The data below shows The data below shows the job market for Home Health Aides for the State of California.
CNEI cannot guarantee employment, salary levels, or career advancement.
The data is not specific to CNEI students or graduates.

1. Salary Range

$27.080 - 31,270

2020 median pay from BLS

2. Job Outlook

32.1% Increase

Average Growth Rate from 2019 - 2029

  1. Salary ranges reflect the 25th and 75th percentile for the occupation in California, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The salary ranges are not specific to students or graduates of CNEI. Actual outcomes vary based on multiple factors, including prior work experience, geographic location, and other factors specific to the individual. CNEI does not guarantee employment, salary level, or career advancement.
  2. Job Outlook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/home-health-aides-and-personal-care-aides.htm

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