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Personal Care Attendant

Award Type: Certificate of Completion

Completion of this program prepares students to assist patients and families with non-medically directed personal care; assist with home management activities; care for patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease; and/or assist in the needs associated with end-of-life care.

The graduate of the Certificate of Completion in Personal Care Attendant will:

  • Utilize correct techniques for non-medical personal care, including effective communication, measuring vital signs, and bathing.
  • Demonstrate use of effective strategies for assisting and communicating with individuals with dementia or those facing end-of-life.

Program Requirements

The student must complete 48-54 hours. 

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Last Modified Apr 16, 2024