Supportive Home Health Aide (SHHA 102)

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce students to basic Supportive Home Health Aides knowledge and skills that are required to assist patients in their place of residence. As the “eyes and ears” for licensed professionals, including nurses and physical therapists, supportive home health aides provide up to 80% of hands-on care and provide critical support for family members seeking to balance employment with caregiving for a family member. After successful completion of this course, Students will receive a certificate of completion.

This course is offered in both in-person and hybrid formats.

Hybrid Training Delivery Option

The hybrid training model involves an online component and an in-person component. The online component involves Instructor-to-student interaction where students will engage, explore, explain, extend, and evaluate assignments with subsequent instructor feedback. Additionally, it will involve instruction that will be delivered via video lectures and interactive modules.

Training Outline and Requirements

  • Training Hours: 75 
  • Requirements:
    • Stable, high speed wireless internet connection 
    • A personal laptop or desktop computer
    • A webcam and a headset or microphone for your computer
    • A binder/folder and notebook
  • Students must complete the course within 7 weeks.


Employment is not guaranteed within our clinic’s programs, but if a position is open and students show alignment with the values of our mission, we present the opportunity to our students if available. We encourage students to seek continued learning within many settings and continued higher education to advance in the healthcare field.