PCA Training Class

Learn from nurses, rehabilitation therapists, and other health & wellness professionals

  • Work At Your Own Pace

  • Online & On-site Training

  • Starting Pay For Qualified Graduates $12-$18/hr

Our hybrid personal care aide training class allows flexibility for students. After enrollment, students complete a 40 hour interactive online course. Once completed, the student is scheduled for the face to face practical with the nursing and rehabilitation instructors at one of our local offices. Students are then place for their internship/shadowing with an experienced caregiver at a client’s home. Upon completion, the student graduates from ICARE2AIDE Training Center & is eligible for immediate job placement. 

The PCA training class is great introduction to healthcare for people who want to make this a career or people who want to know how to care for their friends and loved one

Topics: 

  • Physical & Biological Aspects of Aging (Body Systems)
  • Physiological Aspects of Aging (Aging, Alzheimer’s, Promoting Client Independence)
  • Personal Care & Rehabilitative Services ( Ergonomics, Duties of A Caregiver, Skin Care Vital Signs)
  • Home Management (Activities of Daily Living)
  • Safety & Accident Prevention (Precautions, Hazardous Substances, Reporting/Recording)
  • Food, Nutrition & Meal preparation ( Nutrition & Hydration, Hygiene, Safe Food Preparation)
  • Documentation

 

Personal Care Aide Course Cost: $350   (Payment can be made via credit card {plus 3.5% credit card fee}, check {1 week before start of class to allow for the check to clear} or cash. Checks should be made payable to I-CARE, Inc. and sent to 20130 Lakeview Center Plaza Suite 400 Ashburn, VA 20147. PCA Course should be listed in the memo section of the check.)

Supplies provided: Stethoscope, sphygmomanometer (blood pressure cuff), pulse oximeter, & nurse bag.

The training course includes nursing and on-site rehabilitative training.

Post completion of our course, candidates are eligible for immediate job placement with our home care company, I-CARE Home Care Services. 

*TB, CPR, and other credentials must be completed/up to date.