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Health Care Aide

Students will obtain skills in the basics of human anatomy, medical terminology, chronic conditions, palliative care, and much more. This intensive program provides academic health care knowledge in five months and includes practical experience through a practicum experience.

Health Care Aide graduates pursue careers in a variety of clinical and care settings and work with elderly patients, patients with mental health issues, dementia, and patients with special needs. Working environments for Health Care Aides encompass a wide variety of settings including home care, hospitals, auxiliary hospitals, nursing homes, long term care, and group homes.

Extra Courses:
To give ABM College Health Care Aide graduates an upper hand in the industry, we provide students with the following additional certifications:

  • Point Click and Documentation
  • It’s Your Move
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (CPI)
  • Advanced Medication
  • Foot Care
  • Food Safety – Nationally Accredited (valid for 5 years)
  • Alzheimer’s Best Friends Seminar
  • Palliative Care
  • Supportive Pathways by Carewest
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