High School Diploma + Home Care Professional

Prepare for a career in one of the nation’s fastest-growing fields. Gain the skills needed to manage the personal care of patients. The high school program includes a 4-course career certificate so you graduate with real-world knowledge to advance in your chosen field.

 

What Will I Learn? 

Topics include:

  • Working with pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and toddler

  • Working with patients with epilepsy, diabetes, depression, digestive disorders, and more

  • Providing nutrition and fluids

  • Controlling infection

  • First aid and medications

  • Reading and recording vital signs

  • Dealing with emergencies

  • The human body

  • Buying and preparing food

  • Foodborne illnesses

  • Maintaining a healthy home environment

  • Bloodborne pathogens

  • Patient grooming and hygiene

  • Transfer and ambulation