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Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide

at Lake Superior College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 4
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Home Health Aide/Home Attendant. A program that prepares individuals to provide routine care and support services for homebound disabled, recovering, or elderly people. Includes instruction in basic nutrition, home sanitation, infection control, first aid, taking vital signs, personal hygiene, interpersonal communication skills, supervised home management, emergency recognition and referral, geriatric care, and legal and ethical responsibilities.

Program Locations

  • Lake Superior College 55811
  • Cook County Higher Education 55604

Labor Market Information

  • Orderlies

  • Median wage: $14.74/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Personal Care Aides

  • Median wage: $11.08/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Nursing Assistants

  • Median wage: $13.26/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Home Health Aides

  • Median wage: $11.58/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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