Certificate Course Description: HCP 0311

HCP 0311 Home Health Aide A
Prerequisites: HCP 0605, HCP 0102C, completion of 10th grade, 18 years of age, health clearance, and completion of a basic course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. This course is designed for entry-level job training with emphasis placed upon the care of the client in the home environment. Family differences and ethical safe practices will be stressed. Common incapacitating conditions will be discussed in addition to procedures for assisting the client and his family to cope with limitations and stress. Instruction is limited to those supportive services required to assist the client toward independent living in a safe environment. The role of the Home Health Aide as an assistant to and under direction of, the Registered Nurse is emphasized.