Vermont HHA Requirements

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Vermont requires more than the minimum federal training standards to be employed as a home health aide (HHA) by a Medicare-certified home health agency.

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In order to receive your home health aide certificate (really a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)) in Vermont you need to follow their specific LNA education requirements.

LNA training programs must consist of:

  • at least a total of eighty (80) hours of training
    • which needs to include at least thirty (30) hours of clinical training

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In Vermont a home health aide is a licensed nursing assistant.

In order to be a licensed nursing assistant (LNA) in Vermont you must pass the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP).

There are two parts to this test (very typical of the format of a HHA exam):

  • nursing assistant knowledge
  • practical skills

The exam costs ~ $150 though employed, in training, nursing assistants may be able to have their employer cover this for them.

Vermont LNA/HHA Resources

More information on Vermont’s training requirements for Licensed Nursing Assistants (LNA) can be found on their ELMI Occupation Report page.