PCT 103 - Advanced Home Health Aide

This course gives the student knowledge necessary for caring for the client in the home setting. The student in this course has already completed the Articulated Nursing Assistant Course. Family differences and ethical safe practices will be stressed. Common incapacitating conditions will be discussed in addition to procedures for assisting the client and his family to cope with limitations and stress. Instruction is limited to those supportive services required to assist the client toward independent living in a safe environment. The role of the Home Health Aide as an assistant to and under direction of, the Registered Nurse is emphasized.

This course consists of 50 hours of classroom/theoretical study with complementing laboratory experiences.

Teacher: Denario Kelly