Home Health Aide Course

#HHA 100

This is an 80 hour program which consists of 45 hours of class instruction and 35 hours in a clinical skills lab. This program qualifies the graduate to work at visiting nurse associations, hospices, assisted living facilities, and home health care agencies. 

Topics covered include home health care, long-term care, patients' rights, elder abuse, communication, aging, end-of-life care, infection control, nutrition, personal care, rehabilitation, common diseases, emergency procedures, and more.

Tuition: $1,200

  • A $200 deposit is due at the time of registration, and the balance is required on the first day of class

  • Payment can be made by cash, certified bank check, personal check, or credit card

Course fee includes:

  • Classroom instruction and clinical skills taught by a licensed nurse 

  • Textbook

  • Supplies - stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, gait belt

  • Job fair with local companies that attend

Requirements to participate:

 

  • You must understand, speak, read, and write in English

  • You must pass the pre-entrance exam of reading comprehension with a minimum score of 90%. Call us to schedule the pre-entrance exam.

  • You must bring a picture ID with you on the day of the pre-entrance exam

What immunizations will I need for this program?

 

1. COVID19 Vaccine
    - All incoming students MUST be vaccinated against the COVID19 virus and be at least 2 weeks out from their final shot. Proof of vaccination is required. You will not be able to start class without providing proof of vaccination ahead of time

2. A flu shot is also required during flu season (October-March).

3. Negative TB test. 
    -TB test must be negative and read within 1 year. If you have had a chest x-ray that must be done within the past 5 years


4. MMR
   -Proof of being immunized against Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)

A current physical performed within 1 year will also be required.

Do I need a social security number to take this program?

All incoming students will be required to provide proof of their social security number. This is needed in order for us to process a Criminal Offender Record Information request. (CORI). A social security number is also required in order to sit for the Massachusetts Nurse Assistant Certification Exam.

For our refund and cancellation policy, read our Student Handbook here.