Home Health Aide – Advanced
Home health aides help people with disabilities, chronic illness, or cognitive impairment with activities of daily living.
Students in this module have already completed a Nursing Assistant program. After completing this module, the student will have achieved the occupational completion point of Advanced Home Health Aide (a home health aide who is also a nursing assistant). This program also meets the requirements of Home Health Aide as stated in Rules of the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services, Division of Health, Chapter 10D-68 – Minimum Standards for Home Health Agencies. The recommended length of instruction for this module is 50 clock hours but no less than 20. Beginning 1995-96, secondary students who have completed the course 8417210 Nursing Assistant should take this module to become a home health aide.
- Home Health Aide
Overall employment of home health aides and personal care aides is projected to grow 36% from 2016 to 2026.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $11.67 hourly or $24,280 annually.
The entire program is 50 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program. Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP C||Advanced Home Health Aide||50 Hours|
|Total Hours: 50|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Home Health Aide Advanced is available at the following school (s):
|Miami Coral Park Adult Education Center||Monday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.|
|Southwest Adult Education Center||Monday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.|
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|Miami Coral Park Adult Education Center|
|Southwest Adult Education Center|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Home Health Aides and Personal Care Aides,
on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/home-health-aides-and-personal-care-aides.htm.