Home Health Aide at Citrus College
Citrus College offers a home health aide program during the winter and summer intersessions. This program is approved by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).
This 40-hour program is designed for current CNA's to expand their existing role to home care settings and home health aide agencies. The program consists of 20 hours of theory and 20 hours of clinical experience. Upon successful completion of the home health aide course, a skill award will be issued and the student becomes eligible for certification as a home health aide by the State of California.
Departmental approval is required to enroll in the class. Only 15 students will be admitted on a first come, first served basis. Students must attend a mandatory orientation to receive the application and further program information.
The home health aide program mandatory orientation information session covers the program requirements in detail with the nurse assistant instructor.
No pre-registration is required, but you will need to take notes during the Zoom meeting.
All application packet information must be
turned in no later than one week prior to the health sciences office (PC 204) before being considered for enrollment. Acceptance is based on a first come, first served basis.
MANDATORY to receive the NA or HHA program application packet and checklist for possible enrollment.
If you have completed the nurse assistant program at Citrus College within the last academic year you may have opportunity to skip part of the application process. Call the health sciences department (626) 914-8720 to find out today.
15 students who have submitted the following required paperwork from the application will be given department approval:
1. Current CDPH issued California CNA certificate
2. Current BLS for healthcare provider card
3. Completed health and physical form
4. Must show original driver license or California ID
and Social Security card when submitting application
(will be provided to you upon submitting completed application)
Required paperwork must be submitted to the
health sciences office in PC 204 before being considered for enrollment.