Training Programs: Healthcare Aide with Gerontology Specialization
Learn what it takes to be a home health aide (HHA) and how to provide health, safety, and personal grooming assistance to clients in their homes or in residential settings. Upon finishing this 50-hour course, students receive a certificate of completion from New York Institute of Technology. Classes will be held in person on New York Tech's Long Island campus. This FREE training is valued at $600.
Upon finishing this 50-hour course, students receive a certificate of completion from New York Institute of Technology. Note: Please view additional information regarding the Home Healthcare Training Certificate from the New York State Department of Health.
Course topics and hands-on training include:
- Recording vital signs
- Personal care tasks
- Patient companionship
- Medication distribution
- Patient nutrition
- Home healthcare aid roles and responsibilities
- Patient care
- Handling emergencies
This program is part of the New York Tech Healthcare Service Training Project, offering qualified individuals tuition-free training in response to the healthcare needs of the Long Island region. It is supported by a grant from the New York State Department of Labor and the Long Island Regional Economic Development Council (LIREDC).