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Nurse Aide / Home Health Aide Training

Ohio Department of Health Approved (#3651911)

This training program is designed to prepare the student to function in a traditional nursing assistant role in nursing centers such as hospitals and nursing homes or as a home health aide in home settings. The course includes 16 hours of clinical training and 59 hours devoted to lecture and skills laboratory practice.

Some topics covered include:

  • observation skills
  • universal precautions for infection control
  • basic elements of body functioning
  • recognition of emergencies
  • physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients
  • appropriate and safe techniques in personal hygiene and grooming

Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive the certificate necessary for eligibility to take the nursing assistant state competency test ($100.00). Or, you may choose to seek employment as a home health aide. Attendance policy in accordance with the Ohio Department of Health states no absenteeism is permitted within the first 16 hours of instruction. Class requirements include a current physical examination report along with a negative TB test or negative chest x-ray, a background check ($30.00) and liability insurance ($15.00) available through the college.

Text required.

CRN: 40054
Monday, Wednesday and Friday,
February 3 - February 28
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $599

— OR —

CRN: 40055
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday,
March 4 - April 17
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.;
Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Fee: $599

Prior to registering, prospective students must pass a brief reading and math assessment which can be taken at the Stark State College Continuing Education Center, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and other times by appointment.

Registration can be completed here or picked up at the Stark State College Continuing Education Center. Print the registration form, complete with payment and returned to Stark State College.

For questions call: (330) 966-5455