This program is designed to prepare you for an entry-level position as a home health aide. You do not need any prior experience or training in this field, but you should be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
This course is offered in the following states: AL, AZ, AR, CT, DE, GA, FL, ID, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NM, OH, TX, SC, SD, VA, and WV.
Federal standards for Home Health Aides require a minimum of 16 hours of clinical experience. This course includes a clinical experience guide and access to a support team who will assist you in obtaining a clinical experience opportunity. Some states require you to be a CNA prior to becoming an HHA, and although many states do not exceed federal standards, you must ensure that this course meets the requirements to work as a home health aide in your state. Visit your state's health government site or call your state board and ask for the current home health aide regulations and clinical requirements in your state.