Home Healthcare Aide (CHE213) | Allegany College of Maryland

Home Healthcare Aides assist patients in their homes by focusing on their specific health and personal needs. Emphasis is on giving personal care in a client's home, communications, working with ill persons, basic human needs, eldercare, nutrition, special diets, and home management.  Home Healthcare Aides also work in hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centers, home care, long term care facilities, hospice and assisted living facilities.  Detailed course topics and review include: the role of the home health aide, client relationships, infection control, hospice care, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, dressing and personal grooming, foot care, nutrition and other relevant topics.  Note: In addition to the responsibilities of a Home Healthcare Aide, this program will prepare students to sit for the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (or the “NAHC”) “Home Care Aide Certification” examination through the NAHC’s Homecare University Program.     80 Contact Hours


9/30-12/9, Monday and Wednesday (20 sessions) 6:00–9:30 PM

No class 11/27

AND 10/19 & 11/16, Saturday (2 sessions) 9:00 AM–3:00 PM 

Instructor: staff

Course Cost: $1,499.00 (Textbooks included)

Maryland Senior Course Cost: $1,490.00


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