certification

Requirements for CNA and HHA Certification   It is an all-CNA program in Vermont, HHAs mentioned only as students in temporary work while getting qualified to sit for the CNA certification process. HHAs also can get private work in homes or under the supervision of an RN, but they are mostly in transition to become […]

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Requirements for CNA and HHA Certification   Again, in yet one more state, HHAs do not appear anywhere in the certification requirements for UT. The term HHA is another appellation for nurse aide (and eventually for CNA) in UT. HHAs transferring from other states should investigate their moving into a CNA program for going up […]

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Requirements for CNA and HHA Certification   In contrast with many other states, Texas has clear regulations governing HHAs. A HHA may be employed by an agency or facility to provide personal care services for disabled or elderly patients if the Aide appears in good standing in the Texas Nurse Aide registry. HHAs need to […]

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Requirements for CNA and HHA Certification HHAs are entry level positions and not even evident in the available writing on the nurse aide subject. HHAs are companions/homemakers who are primarily hired by private families and non-medical home care agencies, usually after at least one year of professional experience providing paid care for a non-relative person. […]

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Requirements for CNA and HHA Certification   HHAs do not have a clear path in the nursing hierarchy in South Dakota; in fact, they are barely mentioned anywhere in the SD certification requirements. It is however known that a non-medical home care agency will hire a non-certified aide who has at least one year’s professional […]

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Requirements for CNA and HHA Certification   South Carolina is a CNA-oriented state. Home Health Aides can work for private employers but not in Medicare or Medicaid-certified establishments or skilled nursing agencies. The hours accumulated under RN-supervision wherever they work may count towards the practical part of their State exam. CNAs can be certified by […]

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Requirements for CNA and HHA Certification Rhode Island (RI) is a CNA-oriented state, HHAs being entry-level Aides who can work as companions/homemakers hired by non-medical home care organizations or individual families. When the non-certified HHA manages to get hired by a nursing home or other healthcare facility, the RN-supervised hours worked there can help in […]

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Requirements for CNA and HHA Certification Pennsylvania does not require a specific amount of credit hours for home health aide training as long as the program is approved. A 75-credit-hour requirement (Fed requirement) is reserved for home health aides that work for companies reimbursed by Medicaid or Medicare. The Pennsylvania Department of Aging and the […]

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Requirements for CNA and HHA Certification   Oregon is another state that has two levels of CNA1 and CNA2 (acute care training). When the term CNA is mentioned here however, it refers to level 1 CNAs. After becoming a CNA, career-minded Aides can sit for the CNA2 exam which requires an additional 40 accredited hours […]

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Requirements for CNA and HHA Certification   Nurse Aide Registry: The Registry was created through a Federal mandate, with duties as follows: Review and approve/disapprove nurse aide training program curriculum & programs Review and approve/disapprove nurse aide testing Develop and maintain the nurse aide registry Maintain the abuse registry Certify nurse aides Develop rules, policies, procedures, applications […]

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