Certificate Course Description: HCP 0312

HCP 0312 Home Health Aide B
Prerequisites: HCP 0605 and completion of 10th grade, 18 years of age, health clearance, and completion of a basic course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. This course is designed as entry-level job training for Home Health Aides only. Emphasis is 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/her 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.