Courses for Professional and Personal Growth
Berkeley College Non-Credit Course Offerings
“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”
Prepare yourself for career success.
Earn a healthcare certification from an institution recognized for excellence by the United States Distance Learning Association!
Whether you are looking to earn your certification or need to keep abreast of current standards, Berkeley College Online® can help you reach your goals. Berkeley’s non-credit courses cover content essential for success in various Healthcare fields.
- Courses are both instructor-led and self-paced
- Choose from a range of course options, many of which offer Continuing Ed. Units
- Courses are affordable and flexible
- Berkeley College Online is among an elite group of institutions recognized for excellence
Prepare for professional growth now by clicking on one of the course links below to register
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Instructor led DVR
Nurse Aide Certification
Duration: 90 Hours
Train to become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) and begin your journey today into an exciting, challenging, in-demand field. Taught by a Registered Nurse licensed in the State of New Jersey, this instructor-led training course prepares students to care for clients residing in long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, and hospitals, enhancing the lives of those they serve. Students will spend 50 hours in the classroom and 40 hours in the clinical setting working with elder patients.
This course satisfies the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services requirements for CNA training. After completing the course and prior to certification, candidates will also be required to pass a competency evaluation consisting of a demonstration of skills as well as a written or oral examination.
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Instructor led PAR
New Jersey Homemaker-Home Health Aide Certification Training
Duration: 76 hours
Certification: Successful completion of this course is a prerequisite to becoming a Certified Homemaker-Home Health Aide.
Classroom and clinical/laboratory instruction are taught by Berkeley College faculty who are registered professional nurses approved by the New Jersey Board of Nursing.
The course consists of 60 hours of classroom instruction and 16 hours of clinical/laboratory instruction. The New Jersey Board of Nursing requires students to attend all 76 hours of instruction in order to be eligible for certification.
Under the supervision of a registered professional nurse, Certified Homemaker Home Health Aides follow a nursing plan of care to help people with disabilities, chronic illness, or cognitive impairment with activities of daily living at the patient's home or in a care facility to provide the patient with an appropriate therapeutic environment. CHHAs assist with everyday tasks such as bathing and grooming, changing bandages and dressing wounds, light housekeeping, laundry, meal planning and preparation, medication reminders, errands, assistance with exercise regimens and companionship. They monitor vital signs and report changes in health status and may be able to give a patient medication under the direction of a registered professional nurse.
There are requirements for certification in addition to completing this course. A criminal background check is a Board of Nursing prerequisite for certification as a CHHA in New Jersey. For additional prerequisites, visit the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affair’s web site at New Jersey Division of Consumer Affaris: Home Health Aide
This course is offered at the Paramus Campus, which is located at 64 E. Midland Avenue, Paramus NJ.
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