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Home Health Aide

Home Health Aide (H170604)

The content includes, but is not limited to, instruction in those supportive services that are required to provide and maintain bodily and emotional comfort and to assist the patient toward independent living in a safe environment, as stated in Rules of the Department of Health - Minimum Standards for Home Health Agencies. Additional content areas to be included are legal and ethical responsibilities; communication skills; basic human needs; a safe, clean and healthy home environment; the developmental process; nutritional needs; emergency care; personal care; special care and rehabilitation needs of the client; household management; record keeping; pet facilitated therapy; and employability skills.

Laboratory activities are an integral part of this program. These activities include instruction in the use of safety procedures, tools, equipment, materials, and processes related to these occupations. Equipment and supplies will be provided to enhance hands-on experiences for students. 

Students will perform nursing skills in the clinical and/or simulated laboratory settings under the supervision of a qualified registered nurse instructor.

Length of the program is nine (9) weeks, and it is offered two (2) times during the school year. Upon successful completion of both programs, students are prepared to take the Florida Certified Nursing Assistant exam.

 

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Program content includes the following courses:

OCPs Title Course # Hours
A Basic Healthcare Worker HSC0003 90
B-1 Nurse Aide and Orderly (Articulated) HSP0121 75
B-2 Home Health Aide HCP0330 50
    Program Length: 215 Hours

 

Program Times

Status Times Frequency
Full Time - Day 8:00AM - 1:30PM MTWRF

Program Costs

Estimated for Florida Residents

Tuition: $621.35 

Books: $150 - $200

Uniforms (2 uniforms, lab jacket, shoes and pins): $134.17 + tax

Local Background/Fingerprint: $30

Level II Background/Fingerprint: $79.50

CPR Card: $25

State Board Exam: $140

Physical & Immunization: Cost varies with physician

Total: $1,180.02 - $1,230.02

Estimated for Non-Residents

Tuition: $2,500.45

Books: $150 - $200

Uniforms (2 uniforms, lab jacket, shoes and pins): $134.17 + tax

Local Background/Fingerprint: $30

Level II Background/Fingerprint: $79.50

CPR Card: $25

State Board Exam: $140

Physical & Immunization: Cost varies with physician

Total: $3,059.12 - $3,109.12

 

Supplies

Industry Salaries

Salary Rate: $16,752 - $30,743

Pensacola Average: $21,049.60

State Average: $23,254.40

National Average: $37,000

Instructor Contact Information

Phone: 850-941-6200 Ext. 2177

Location: Building 3, Room 300

Office hours: Monday through Thursday 7:30AM - 3:15PM and Friday 7:30AM - 2:00PM