The Home Care Professional Certificate prepares students for careers in this fast-growing field. The program teaches the skills needed to manage the personal care of patients, including first aid, skin care and muscle maintenance, and the administration of medications. It also discusses how to care for individuals with specific ailments. This is an excellent option for those already working in health care who want to advance their careers or move into a new area, or for those interested in launching new careers.
Career Information and Outlook:
Home health aides and personal care aides are the third and fourth fastest growing occupations in the country respectively. Employment of home health aides and personal care aides is expected to grow 41% from 2016 to 2026.
Courses Teach How To Provide Care for Patients Such As:
- Pregnant Women and New Mothers
- Infant and Toddler Care
- Individuals with Epilepsy
- Individuals with Diabetes
- Individuals with Vertigo or Dizziness
- Individuals with Depression
- Individuals with Digestive Disorders