Home Care Aide Classes
Basic Training for Home Care Aide - 75hrs $390
"Blended" class which is part online and part classroom
Any long-term care worker working in an adult family home, residential care facility, boarding house or assisted living must take this course. For your convenience we now offer the state approved "Care Pro" online curriculum for 50 hours of the training and 25 hours of classroom time. This allows you to work on the 50 hours of online training outside the classroom according to your schedule as long as you complete it within the established class time frame. Students must pass a reading comprehension test before being admitted into this class. This test will be given in the first half hour.
- May 6, 10am-5pm, May 13, 20 and 27, 10am-4pm
- July 14, 10am-5pm, July 21, 28, and Aug 7, 10am-4pm
Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) Bridge Training Program - 24hrs $259
Are you a home care aide (HCA-C) that would like:
- new career opportunities available in nursing homes and hospitals?
- increased salary potential?
- to broaden your knowledge base?
You can become a nursing assistant certified (NAC) by completing the state approved "Bridge" program we now offer. Successfully completing only 24 additional hours will make you eligible to take the state nursing assistant competency examination (fee of $110). The class consists of 4 hours of classroom time, 12 hours of skills lab and 8 hours of clinical experience in a skilled nursing facility. Upon sucessfully passing the examination you will be a nursing assistant certified with many more doors open to you.
To take this class you must have your Home Care Aide Certification (HCA-C) and provide documentation.
- successfully pass the criminal background check
- negative 2 Step TB Skin Test
- CPR Certification (within the past 6 months)
- uniform for clinical experience
- May 7 & 14, 8am-4:30pm and May 21, 7am-3:30
- Next Bridge class will be in the Fall
Orientation & Safety Training - 5hrs $35
Long-term care workers are required to have 5 hours of orientation and safety training before providing care. A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of this course.
Nurse Delegation Training - Self Study $45
You can come in by appointment to pick up materials or mail in payment and we will mail the materials to you. You will receive a workbook and DVD. No Refunds once materials are sent! Study the materials at home, complete the workbook exercises and take the test on the scheduled date. Students should allow for two hours.
- April 22, 2014 1:00pm
- May 8, 2014 12noon
- June 4, 2014 10:30am
- Aug 5, 2014 8:00am
Nurse Delegation Training 9hrs., (2 days) $45
If you are certified or registered & wish to perform delegated tasks, you must take "Nurse Delegation Training". Tasks that may be delegated are administration of medications & ointments, dressing changes, catheterization, ostomy care, blood glucose monitoring, administration of enemas & suppositories, gastrostomy feedings, etc. Students must pass a reading comprehension test before being admitted into the class. The test will be given on the first half hour.
- May 15 & 19, 2014 9:30am-2:30
- July 7 & 16, 2014 12:30-5:30pm
First Aid 4hrs. $40 (CPR is not included)
A Red Cross course. It will cover bleeding control, poisons, shock, unconsciousness, stroke, burns, scalds, sunstroke, heat exhaustion, frostbite, freezing, hypothermia, strains, sprains, hernias, fractures, dislocations, bites, stings, proper transportation of injured, & other first aid issues. Card will be issued.
- April 24, 2014 1-5pm
- May 29, 2014 8:30am-12:30
- June 24, 2014 1-5pm
- July 23, 2014 8:30am-12:30
- Aug 20, 2014 12:30-4:30pm
HIV/AIDS Training 7 hrs. $35.00
- April 22 & 24, 2014 6-10pm
- May 29 & Jun 3, 20141-5pm
- June 17 & 18, 2014 6-10pm
- July 8 & 9, 2014 8am-12noon
CPR 3 1/2 hrs. $60
American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers CPR card issued upon
- April 10, 2014 1:30-5pm
- May 22, 2014 9am-12:30
- June 24, 2014 9am-12:30
Dementia Specialty Training $60 Caregiver; $95 Manager
This class covers the requirements for Caregivers & Managers. Students must pass a reading comprehension test before being admitted into the class. The test will be given on the first half hour.
- May 13, 2014 10am-4pm & May 20, 10am-1pm
- July 21, 2014 10am-4pm & July 28, 10am-1pm
**Manager test date and time to be determined
Refund Policy: Full refund with 7 day advance notice before class begins. No refunds for self study classes once materials have been issued.