Healthcare Assistant courses

Certified Health Care Assistant

Looking for a fulfilling career in healthcare? Our Certified Health Care Assistant (CHCA) program is the perfect place to start. Our comprehensive 20-week certificate course offers blended learning with online theory classes and clinical practice experiences at local healthcare sites.

With our program, you'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to work as a health care assistant, carer, or nursing aide in long-term facilities, home-care, or hospitals. Plus, our fully online program offers both synchronized and asynchronized classes, so you can study at your own pace. Enroll now to take the first step towards a rewarding career in healthcare.
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What you will Learn  

We have crafted a rich curriculum that is integrated. We shall first introduce you to the healthcare system, then to safety & quality in healthcare. Later you shall be introduced to nursing, anatomy and physiology, common disorders, then advance nursing where you will apply nursing concepts in the caring of residents, clients and patients finally you will be introduced to homebased care. 
Here is sneak of what you will Learn 
The science and the art of caring 
 Professionalism & job seeking skills
Anatomy and Physiology 
Infection prevention and control 
Medicines and medication safety 
Workplace safety & ergonomics
Basic life support and First Aid
Communication in healthcare
Common diseases and what actions to take  
Patient safety and its application in caring 
Infection prevention and control 
Quality in healthcare and its application in caring
Homebased Care

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What makes us different

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Outstanding features for highly customizable Courses, Units, Lessons, and Quizzes
The #1 Course to Land a Job in caring that meets international standards. All necessary tools are included
Learn how the science and art of caring in  professionals
Highly experienced and accredited instructors  
Flexible study from any part of the world. You can study any time, any hour. 
Integrated curriculum that makes you a unique professional after the course.  

Who can take this course

Those who are interested in caregiving 
Those who want to change their career  
Recent high school graduate who wants to join the field of care giving
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meet the Course Instructors

Geoffrey Magembe

Geoffrey Magembe is an Medical Educator since 2018.  He has a Bachelor Degree in Nursing (BScN) from the Aga Khan University Nairobi, and an advanced diploma in Medical Education. He has been teaching for over 6 years. Geoffrey is the Founder & CEO of Better Health Academy and enjoys teaching and mentoring people. He looks forward to sharing his love of building meaningful and effective content with all students to develop their abilities.
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Linda Kagendo

Linda Kagendo is a registered nurse in Kenya with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree from Jkuat. She is enthusiastic about medical education and oncology. She is also a certified assessor and verifier with TVET- CDACC. She is the founder of Med Demystified where she conducts health education on you-tube and via E-health posters. She is also the Co-founder of Better Health Academy - an online medical school.

Currently, she works at Catherine McAuley Nursing School as a clinical instructor. She also has worked with Nyahururu Medical Training College as a Tutor and a clinical instructor. She also volunteers at Hope Citadel Foundation offering cancer screening services and awareness. She also offers personalized IELTS training. Her goal is to offer competency based medical education to promote quality health care as well as provide oncology services.
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Clement Wekesa 

Clement Wekesa is a physiotherapist and medical tutor. He is so passionate in offering health education and promotion at different levels and patient centered. He is currently practicing private physiotherapy and medical educator aiming at offering advanced primary, secondary, tertiary and quantenary healthcare in the society
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Frequently asked questions

How is this program delivered?

This course is self-paced with weekly deadlines. We utilize a number of instructional methods such as video, group discussions, peer assessment, collaborative learning among others. 
This course is self-paced with weekly deadlines. We utilize a number of instructional methods such as video, group discussions, peer assessment, collaborative learning among others. 

How do I enroll in this course? 

You will be required to register by providing your details. The minimum entry requirement for the course shall be an acceptable high school certificate, School leaving certificate, certificate of good conduct, records of immunization such as hepatis B vaccines, COVID vaccination record.  Any applicant who meets the minimum entry requirement will receive a notification from the admission offices and shall be accepted to continue with the program. Please send your documents to

How do I pay for the this course

We accept a variety of payment methods i.e. card or debit cards, PayPal or M-Pesa. To pay using Mpesa go to your MPesa Menu > buy goods and services then enter TILL NO: 932 9651.

What is the refund & deferment policy? 

You may request to defer from the program after you have enrolled up until 72 hours post enrollment.  If your request has been approved,  a $15 nonrefundable enrollment fee will be deducted. We highly recommend you familiarize yourself with the policies of the school. Policies may defer depending the type of enrollment - self enrollment or cooperate enrollment. 
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