2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 06, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

ALHE 224 - Home Health Aide Certification

4 CR
This course provides the student with the skills necessary to effectively care for patients in their residence. Students will discuss fire safety, emergency situations, foodborne illness prevention and kitchen safety, domestic violence, resident rights, and end of life care. The student will shadow a home health aid three times during the course.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate communication with patients, healthcare providers, and families.
  2. Describe and discuss the use of safety practices within the patient’s residence.
  3. Discuss mandatory reporting of abuse.
  4. Identify residential rights.
  5. Discuss end of life care.