|Course ID||Course Name||Instructor||Room Number||Time|
|HHA101||Home Health Aide (HHA)||T.B.A|
What Home Health Aides Do
Home Health Aides help provide basic care for patients in private residents settings.
Home Health Aides work in residential care facilities. They are frequently active and may need to help lift or move patients.
How to Become a Nursing Assistant or Orderly
Home Health Aides must complete a state-approved education program and must pass their state’s competency exam to become certified.
The median annual wage for Home Health Aides was $24,420 in May 2012. The median annual wage for orderlies was $23,990 in May 2012.
Employment of nursing assistants and orderlies is projected to grow 21 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Because of the growing elderly population, many nursing assistants and orderlies will be needed in long-term care facilities.
Compare the job duties, education, job growth, and pay of nursing assistants and orderlies with similar occupations
|Quick Facts:Home Health Aide|
|2012 Median Pay||$24,400 per year $11.73 per hour|
|Entry-Level Education||See How to Become One|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||None|
|On-the-job Training||See How to Become One|
|Number of Jobs, 2012||1,534,400|
|Job Outlook, 2012-22||21% (Faster than average)|
|Employment Change, 2012-22||321,200|