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Advanced Home Health Aide (AHHA) Specialty

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
National Center for Healthcare Apprenticeships (NCHA)
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

3 skill sets | 11 total skills
Advanced Home Health Aide Communication
Provide person-centered care and understand its importance for the client
Utilize problem solving skills for self and assisting client
Provide motivational interviewing skills
Practice de-escalation skills as needed - (attend, observe, identify triggers, use de-escalation techniques, document and debrief)
Treatment/Care Plans and Monitoring, Observing and Reporting
Identify tasks and goals in developing treatment and care plan
Facilitate treatment and care plan updates
Gather baseline data and chart changes from baseline
Notify the correct healthcare or responsible person for client care about changes
Medication Management
Has knowledge of and understands the importance of the medication list; the medication organization and coordination; proper storage; use of medication reminders
Encourage consistent medication use with the client
Assist clients with self-administration of medicine as allowed by law

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