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Certified Home Health Aide

76 Clock Hours

Program Description

The Certified Home Health Aide program (CHHA) is a 3 weeks/76 hours program where students will be taught the core studies and role of a Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA). Students will learn how to follow the State and Department of Health protocols to ensure the safety of patients and aides. Responsibilities and duties expected from a Certified Home Health Aide are, but not limited to, assisting the patient with daily routines such as, bathing, dressing, eating, preparing meals, assisting patients that suffer from chronic illness, recovering from surgery, or disabled. A CHHA may perform home-making activities, as requested or assigned by the patient, the patient’s family or a registered professional nurse responsible for the patient’s care.

*While CDE CAREER INSTITUTE actively assists students in their job search; we cannot guarantee employment to

any student.  If local employment opportunities are not available, relocation may be necessary.

Academic Requirements for Graduation from the Certified Home Health Aide Program

Students must earn a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 (Equivalent to GRADE C or ABOVE)  to graduate from the program.  While attendance is not calculated into individual course grades or the overall GPA, students must be scheduled for a minimum of 90% of the program’s total clock hours through scheduled attendance or make-up sessions, achieve a minimum attendance rate of at least 70%, and receive a final grade for all courses in order to graduate from the program.

There will be no charge for make-up sessions.

Program Structure/Curriculum:

Course# Course TitleHoursDelivery Method
HHA  100Introduction to the role of the UAP5Instructor Led
HHA  101Safety10Instructor Led
HHA  102Systems and related care35Instructor Led
HHA  103Homecare/Clinical/Laboratory25Instructor Led
HHA  104Final Exam1Instructor Led
TOTAL76

Certified Nursing Assistant

90 Clock Hours

Program Description

The Certified Nursing Assistant Program (CNA) is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge to physically care for multiple patients within a long term-care facility. A Certified Nursing Assistant responsibilities are, but not limited to, assisting more than one patient. A (CNA) will be trained on how to properly care, shower, dress, feed their patient; a (CNA) will also learn basic charting and record vital signs. Certified Nursing Assistants will be working under the supervision of a registered nurse or doctor; Upon completion of the 90 hour training, the student will have a full understanding and skills to deliver and provide proper care to patients following the New Jersey Department of Health protocols.

*While CDE CAREER INSTITUTE actively assists students in their job search; we cannot guarantee employment to

any student.  If local employment opportunities are not available, relocation may be necessary.

Academic Requirements for Graduation from the Certified Nursing Assistant Program

Students must earn a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 (Equivalent to GRADE C or ABOVE)  to graduate from the program.  While attendance is not calculated into individual course grades or the overall GPA, students must be scheduled for a minimum of 90% of the program’s total clock hours through scheduled attendance or make-up sessions, achieve a minimum attendance rate of at least 70%, and receive a final grade for all courses in order to graduate from the program.

There will be no charge for make-up sessions.

Program Structure/Curriculum:

Course# Course TitleHoursDelivery Method
CNA 100Role of Federal & State in long-term care facilities3.5Instructor Led
CNA 101Communicating with a resident with impaired hearing3.5Instructor Led
CNA 102Rules of Safety to prevent accidents3Instructor Led
CNA 103Psycho-Social Needs of Residents 3Instructor Led
CNA 104Care to a resident with Alzheimer’s disease 4Instructor Led
CNA 105Orientation skills in reality techniques 3Instructor Led
CNA 106Physical needs of the resident 4Instructor Led
CNA 107Exercise programs according to the resident plan of care4Instructor Led
CNA 108Serving fluids and practicing infection control4Instructor Led
CNA 109Dressing and undressing residents/physical conditions3.5Instructor Led
CNA 110Discussing the body needs for the basic food pyramid 3.53.5Instructor Led
CNA 111Disorders in the endocrine system 3.5Instructor Led
CNA 112Spiritual, recreational,3.5Instructor Led
CNA 113Preparations of a Deceased resident 4Instructor Led
CNA 114Clinical practice in a long-term care facility40Instructor Led
Total90

Phlebotomy Technician

80 Clock Hours

Program Description

The Phlebotomy Program provides students with the basic knowledge and skills needed to safely draw blood, label and maintain specimens. This program consists of 80 hours (50 hours of classroom instruction and 30 hours of clinical/lab experience).

*While CDE CAREER INSTITUTE actively assists students in their job search; we cannot guarantee employment to any student.  If local employment opportunities are not available, relocation may be necessary.

Academic Requirements for Graduation from the Phlebotomy Technician Program

Students must earn a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 (Equivalent to GRADE C or ABOVE)  to graduate from the program.  While attendance is not calculated into individual course grades or the overall GPA, students must be scheduled for a minimum of 90% of the program’s total clock hours through scheduled attendance or make-up sessions, achieve a minimum attendance rate of at least 70%, and receive a final grade for all courses in order to graduate from the program.

There will be no charge for make-up sessions.

Program Structure/Curriculum:

Course#Course TitleHoursDelivery Method
PHL 100Introduction to Phlebotomy15Instructor Led
PHL 101Medical Terminology15Instructor Led
PHL 102Venipuncture equipment/Continued Special Collection15Instructor Led
PHL 103Special Collections5Instructor Led
PHL 104Specimen handling, transfer and processing10Instructor Led
PHL 105Quality Phlebotomy7Instructor Led
PHL 106Legal issues in Phlebotomy6Instructor Led
PHL 107Metric system measurements6Instructor Led
PHL 108Final Exam1Instructor Led
TOTAL80

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