Personal care aides (PCAs), often known as caregivers, play a crucial role in supporting clients who require assistance with daily activities due to illness, injury, or age-related limitations. These professionals are dedicated to promoting their client's physical well-being and providing emotional support and companionship during challenging times.
This asynchronous caregiver course will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the personal care aide's roles and responsibilities and ways to properly care for clients, including hygiene, grooming, nutrition, rehabilitation, legal and ethical guidelines, and more. Additionally, during your personal care aide training, important skills will be discussed to help you prepare for your career as a caregiver within the home environment and healthcare facility. After completing the PCA training course, you will have the essential knowledge and competencies to perform the duties of a personal care aide and provide exceptional caregiving to clients or family members in a profession that is expected to grow significantly through 2031.
Disclaimer: Most states require additional agency-directed training of employees after they are hired. This personal care aide training course is not intended as a substitute for the additional agency-directed training required by a state. Students are responsible for determining the training and competency requirements of employers in the states in which they wish to be employed.
This course does not meet the requirements for students intending to work in Florida, Hawaii, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, Washington DC, and Wyoming.