The Health Support Specialist certificate is designed specifically for the aging services workforce. The HSS is a blended worker position which supports the team-based theme and revolves around the concept of person-directed care and culture change. This online program is a collaboration between Ridgewater College, Century College, and Hennepin Technical College. Program prerequisite: Registered Nursing Assistant
 
Course Outline
 
Required Courses
(7 Courses)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
ADR 1605 Introduction to the Health Support Specialist
ADR 1610 The Role of the HSS in Providing Meaningful Activities
ADR 1615 Role of Health Support Specialist in Memory Care
ADR 1620 Role of Health Support Specialist in Culinary Care
ADR 1625 Role of Health Support Specialist in Physiological Care
ADR 1630 Role of Health Support Specialist in Psychosocial Care
ADR 1635 Role of Health Support Specialist in Environmental Services
Total Credits: 9  
 
Total Certificate Credits: 9