Home Health Aide

School of Health Sciences

EVIT Home Health Aide

Home Health Aides, also known as Direct Care Workers (DCW), Personal Care Assistants, Caregivers, or Personal Care Aides, are a valuable part of the health care team.

Home Health Aides care for people of all ages who are ill, injured or physically or mentally disabled.  Home Health Aides assist clients with self-care activities such as eating, dressing, bathing and grooming needs. Home Health Aides may also help with home management activities such as meal preparation, light housecleaning or laundry.
Students who complete this program are eligible to take the Arizona Standardized DCW Test to demonstrate that they have the required knowledge and skills to be a qualified DCW. 

Get started today! Enroll in the EVIT Home Health Aide program.

For announcements and updates about the Home Health Aide program, text evit to 89800.

Course Code MC77, MC78
Prerequisites  Seniors ONLY who have taken EVIT's MC10 or taken at least 1 credit of Biology or Anatomy & Physiology.
On track to graduate or a plan for graduation.
2.0 GPA or equivalent standardized test scores 
Length 2 semesters
Campus Location EVIT Main Campus
Certifications Qualified Direct Care Worker
Possible Careers Nursing Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner

It is the policy of the East Valley Institute of Technology District #401 to provide all persons with equal employment and education opportunities regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, age or disability. District grievance procedures will be followed for compliance with Title IX and Section 504 requirements. The compliance officer is the EVIT Superintendent.

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