Home Health Aide (8364)
Home Health Aide provides training in entry-level skills within the health care field. Students gain the knowledge and basic skills necessary for entering advanced Health and Medical Sciences programs and/or securing entry-level employment as a home health aide in a private home or other health-care setting. Access to a clinical training facility is essential. The Home Health Aide course may be offered as a three-hour block senior intensified program or may, as a local option, be scheduled as a one-year, two-hour block at grade 11 or 12.
NOTE: This course has specific state laws and regulations from a governing medical board or agency. Please contact the Virginia Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education Services prior to implementing this course. All inquiries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duration: 36 weeks
Suggested Grade Level: 10 or 11 or 13