This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with the academic standards set forth by Florida’s Department of Education curriculum, Course Number HCP0330, SOC Code 31-1011. Students are prepared for employment as Home Health Aides, or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in the occupation. The course curriculum focuses on the theoretical combined with clinical hands-on aspects of assisting patients. Clinical practice is where the student may demonstrate and perform the procedures associated with bedside client care. This includes but is not limited to Laboratory investigations that include scientific inquiry, research, measurement, problem-solving, emerging technologies, tools and equipment, as well as, experimental, quality, and safety procedures are an integral part of this career and technical program/course. Laboratory investigations benefit all students by developing an understanding of the complexity and ambiguity of empirical work, as well as the skills required to manage, operate, calibrate and troubleshoot equipment/tools used to make observations. Students understand measurement error; and have the skills to aggregate, interpret, and present the resulting data. Equipment and supplies will be provided to enhance hands-on experiences for students. Upon successful completion of 75 hours of training, the student will receive a diploma indicating the completion of the Home Health Aide Program.