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Home Health Caregiver Certificate

Provides training in basic nursing care in a home care setting, including training for ESP and Passport services
Total hours: 40
Credit hours: 2


Home Healthcare Aide Certificate

Provides techniques and skills for the state-tested nursing assistant (STNA) to safely care for clients in the home.
Total hours: 40
Credit hours: 2


Medication Aide Certificate (MCH 4803 and MCH 4804)

Program requires two courses: Medication Aide (MCH 4803) and Medication Aide Clinical Practice (MCH4804). Provides training for the Ohio Board of Nursing board exam.
Prerequisites: Must be on the State of Ohio Registry or have one year of experience in a residential care setting. Must have high school diploma or GED, current health record, DE 0020, DE 0011 or appropriate COMPASS placement.
Total hours: 120
Credit hours: 9

Medication Aide Certificate Curriculum


Nurse Aide Training Certificate (MCH 4810)

Training in basic nursing skills to care for the elderly or chronically ill in a nursing home or long-term care facility. Covers nursing skills and topics such as communication and interpersonal skills, mental health and social service needs, resident rights, safety and emergency procedures, and basic restorative services. Successful course completion qualifies students to take the Ohio Board of Health Competency Evaluation Test. Prepares for state-tested nursing assistant (STNA) testing.
Prerequisites: Students must be 16 years old, obtain a health history, physical, and two-step PPD prior to starting the program.
Total hours: 75
Credit hours: 6


Patient Care Assistant Certificate (MCH 4812)

Prepares the state-tested nursing assistant (STNA) with advanced skills to work in acute care hospital settings. Covers role definition/clarification, communication, basic anatomy/physiology concepts with associated observations, overview of nutrition/diet therapy, introduction to common pathologies, and commonly delegated skills.
Prerequisites: MCH 4810 (minimum grade C) or must be on the State Nurse Aide Registry or eligible; DE 0011 and DE 0024; or must have passing scores on each of the TABE tests.
Total hours: 40
Credit hours: 4


Restorative Aide Certificate (MCH 4813)

An overview of the restorative aide role and responsibilities for employment in acute care or long-term care environments. Topics include: rehabilitation services to return individuals to optimal mobility and functioning following various conditions.
Prerequisites: State Tested Nurse Aide or current NATP Certification.
Hours: 20
Credit hours: 2


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