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Florida Coast Career Tech    
2010-2011 Catalog [Aug. 2010-Aug. 2011] 
    
 
  Apr 02, 2020
 
2010-2011 Catalog [Aug. 2010-Aug. 2011] [Archived Catalog]

Home Health Aide (5130)


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Workforce Certificate

The Home Health Aide program is one of the fastest growing occupations and graduates are educationally prepared to assist patients in the home environment under the supervision of nurses and home health care agencies.

Internships/Rotations

The program includes 40 hours of clinical experience in nursing homes, sub-acute/long-term care facilities and home health agencies.

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Curriculum

Total Contact Hours: 165
Total Workforce Credits: 5.5

Professional Courses


Total Contact Hours: 165

Record of Conviction of a Crime


Most clinical agencies require students to undergo drug screening and criminal background checks prior to placement in the agencies for clinical experiences. Students whose drug screening and criminal background checks are deemed unsatisfactory may be denied access to clinical experiences by the clinical agencies. Failure to qualify for and meet clinical requirements at clinical sites may prevent completion of the program. Withdrawal from the program may be necessary if students cannot be placed for clinical experiences.

The cost of the background check and drug screen is borne by the student. Additionally, it is the student’s responsibility to have all paperwork completed by the program’s published deadline. Students who are unable to complete the clinical requirements after acceptance into selective access programs are not eligible for refunds of tuition and fees. A physical examination will be required upon acceptance to the program.

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