Home Health Aide/Nurse Aide Certification
Home Health Aides/Nurse Aides play an important role in the provision of healthcare services, and the need for their skills is growing tremendously within the caregiving industry. Well-trained Home Health Aides/Nurss Aides have the opportunity to take advantage of many career opportunities in the Fox Valley area and beyond.
Students enrolled in Clarity Care’s Home Health Aide/Nurse Aide (HHA/NA) program will learn how to help individuals with various personal care needs, including: bathing, bathroom assistance, dressing, eating and repositioning. Aides will also learn how to check vital signs such as pulse, respirations and temperature, and record results. Other course information includes equipment knowledge and medical record keeping.
Specific training topics of focus within the HHA/NA program include:
- Aging Disorders/Dementia
- First Aid & Procedures to Alleviate Choking
- Home Safety/Documentation
- Introduction to the Role of HHA/NA
- Mechanical Lifts/Range of Motion/Catheter Care
- Personal Care Skills
- Recognizing & Responding to Challenging Behaviors
- Resident Rights
- Standard Precautions
- Vital Signs/Intake and Output/Mobility Skills
Upon successful completion of the Clarity Care HHA/NA program, students will receive certificate which qualifies them to take the Wisconsin Nurse Aide competency exam. With successful exam results, they are qualified to work as certified nurse aides (CNAs) or home health aides (HHAs) in hospitals, nursing homes, home care and other healthcare agencies – including Clarity Care!