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Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) 

Program Details

The CHHA program is designed to provide a learning experience where students will be able to successfully obtain the entry-level skills necessary to obtain employment in the healthcare industry. Some typical duties of a homemaker-home health aide include helping the patient take a bath, use the toilet or bedpan, and dress the patient. They also may prepare patient meals, do light laundering, straighten the patient’s room, run errands, and assist with exercise regimens. The course is designed so that students will meet all requirements necessary to take the New Jersey Board of Nursing approved examination and become a Certified Homemaker-Home Health Aide (CHHHA) upon the successful completion of this course.

About the Course

  • The course is offered in both Dover and Union campuses

  • The course is approved by the State of New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

  • Estimated hours of instructions: 4-11 week course of 76 hours

  • Curriculum includes all components necessary (speech, occupational, physical therapy, CPR, dietary skills, etc.) to train students to provide home care to the ill and elderly

  • Hands-on clinical practice, multimedia, lab skills practice and individualized student-centered instruction

Requirements

  • Minimum age of 18 years old

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