Certified Nurse Assistant & Home Health Aide Training
Our instructors will not only make certain you get certified, but get hired for job in today’s health care industry.
Students will receive two certifications: Nurse Assistant as well as Home Health Aide.
Nurse Assistant & Home Health Aides are two of the fastest growing occupations in Massachusetts.
The health care sector provides flexible schedules to meet your needs and the needs of your family.
LOOKING FOR A CAREER CHANGE?
All across Massachusetts, there are many job openings in hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and visiting nurse services. Being a Nurse Assistant or Home Health Aide can be the first step on a career ladder to higher paying jobs in the health care sector including Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and Registered Nurse (RN).
Why is this job so important?admin2018-06-27T01:07:14+00:00
As CNA’s and HHA’s, you will be entrusted with the immense responsibility of caring for families’ most vulnerable loved ones. It is imperative that you provide patients with the same level of professionalism, comfort, safety, and emotional care that you would expect for a member of your own family.
What tasks do Nurse Assistants generally perform?admin2018-06-27T01:08:23+00:00
A Nurse Assistant is a person who assists individuals with health care needs, activities of daily living and provide bedside care—including basic nursing procedures—all under the supervision of an RN or LPN.
What tasks do Home Health Aides generally perform?admin2018-06-27T01:08:42+00:00
Home Health Aides provide routine, personal health care, such as bathing, dressing, or grooming to elderly, convalescent, or disabled persons in patients’ home.
Participants receive both a Nurse Assistant Certificate as well as a Home Health Aide Certificate. These certifications are required in order to take the Massachusetts State Exam to become a Certified Nurse Assistant. Many nursing assistants require certification for employment.
Be at least 18 years old
Pass a CORI check
Be fluent in reading, writing, and understanding English
Provide results of a TB test taken within the year and written documentation from their medical provider confirming they are physically fit
Applicants DO NOT need to
Have a High School Diploma or equivalency
Any previous experience in health care
4 Weeks of Classes
4 Days a Week (Tue – Fri)
17 days of Classroom Instruction (9:00AM – 4:00PM)
3 days of Clinical Classes in a long-term care facility (7:30AM – 3:30PM)