During this course, students will focus on the role and responsibilities of a health care aide
working in a variety of employment settings. The focus of this course is to share
information that will result in safe, ethical, respectful care based on the needs of the client.
Strong communications skills are also an important part of being a successful health care
aide. This course will focus on professional communication with other team members,
clients, and clients’ families; written communication, including documentation in client
records and report completion; problem-solving strategies; and how to handle conflict.