Hospital Care Assistant Pathway Program

Train outplaced and incumbent employees with an accelerated Hospital Care Assistant pathway program that prepares workers in 1-3 months to provide basic care for patients in the hospital or other healthcare settings.

Program Overview

The Hospital Care Assistant program will train learners to assist the nursing staff in performing direct and indirect nursing activities; provide for the general comfort, safety and well-being of the patients; and support the general functions of the patient care team. The program will also address how to prepare patients for treatments or examinations and monitor and collect lab specimens. 

Students will learn about basic care and how to help with activities of daily living (ADLs), such as cleaning and bathing patients, repositioning and transferring patients between beds and wheelchairs, and monitoring and reporting on patients’ health concerns and status. Training will also cover assisting in patient lift equipment, fall precautions, and patient safety policies.

This program will prepare learners for roles such as Hospital Care Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Nursing Aide, Patient Care Assistant.

The pathway curriculum can be customized to the needs of your organization.*

Average Completion Time: 1-3 Months

Skills & Features

Skills Covered:

  • Patient communication and customer service
  • Patient confidentiality and HIPAA training
  • Medical terminology and body systems and function
  • Use of adaptive equipment to support Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
  • OSHA and safe patient handling
  • Providing care for a variety of patients and situations, including assisting in emergency situations


  • Delivered on the PFx learning platform which provides engaging and interactive learning materials, including cutting-edge simulations, recorded demonstrations, live sessions, and more.
  • Career pathway programs include wraparound learner support, access to instructors and coaches, ensuring your students successfully progress through training.
*Customization options based upon quantity of learners