course Med – Home Healthcare Technician

Home Healthcare Technician
 Career Diploma

As the population continues to age, more people are opting to stay at home to rehabilitate their injuries, recent surgeries and to live independently in their latter years. The Home Healthcare industry is growing and especially needs care technicians and service providers.

 

What’s in the course:

  • Understanding basic medical terminology
  • Distinguishing-understanding the roles, responsibilities and duties
  • Personal care
  • Forms of communications
  • Emergencies
  • Physical tasks
  • Basic first-aid/CPR including use of  automated external defibrillator
  • Liability
  • Creating a business

Prerequisite: None
Study Method: On-line or campus study
Program Length: As few as 6 Months

$ 495


Typical Tasks
Light housekeeping, grocery shopping, cooking, or aiding in personal hygiene and non-skilled medical services. 

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Potential Positions
Caregivers provide in-home personnel care for the elderly or others in need of assistance with general personal and hygiene care, laundry or light housekeeping and may provide non-skilled medical care.

Employment Outlook
An aging and independent population, many patients recovering from trauma injuries or surgeries and  those with limited mobility are insisting on living in their own home. Medical assistants and caregivers have been a godsend to many of them and these positions continue to grow within public and private companies as well as a form of self-employment.

Within one year after graduation, the estimated employment rate for this program is 88%.

The typical graduate starting wage is $25,000 with a wage potential of $40,000.

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