In order to receive your home health aide certificate in Rhode Island you need to follow their specific home health aide education requirements.
NOTE: A home health aide in Rhode Island needs to be a certified nursing aide (CNA); you must complete the CNA training and pass the competency exam.[Non certified home aides cannot be employed by a Medicare-certified home health agency.]
Rhode Island HHA Resources
- Medicare has a website (Home Health Compare) that allows you to search for home health agencies and see which ones are Medicare certified.
- Here's a great booklet about HHA job training from the U.S. Department of Labor.