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The Arizona does not require a home health aide certification. A current CPR certificate is fundamental in order to work as a HHA.  Background checks and a fingerprint clearance card are required by the Arizona state law.

For those who decide on working in Medicare-certified facilities as a home health aide will be required to meet certain federal regulations.  These regulation will require that:

  • The student complete a class consisting of a minimum of 75 hours of training that is related to home health
  • Classes  must including at least 16 hours of supervised hands-on or clinical training
  • The student must pass a competency evaluation in Arizona on home health skills
  • During a 12 month period, Twelve hours of CEUs must be completed

The Home health aides who are employed at a home health agencies are required to be supervised by a nurse who will provide the written instructions for patient care.  The nurse is required to visit the home health aide’s patients’ homes every 62 day to ensure that adequate care is properly provided for the client.
Estrella Mountain Community College
3000 North Dysart Road
Avondale, AZ 85392
623 935 8000

Providence Training Institute
East Campus
4041 E Thomas Rd, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85018
602.606.8879

West Campus
9189 N. 59th Ave. #2
Glendale, AZ 85302
602.606.8879

Central Arizona College
8470 N Overfield Rd
Coolidge, AZ 85228
Pinal County
(520) 494-5425


Eastern Arizona College
615 N. Stadium Ave.
Thatcher, AZ 85552
Graham County
928.428.8472
800.678.3808
www.eac.edu

Pima Community College
Center for Training and Development
401 N. Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5400
Pima County
(520) 206-5142
www.pima.com
Cactus Wren Training Program  
1833 W Main St Suite 138
Mesa, AZ 85201  
(602) 741-5526  
www.cactuswrenhomecare.com

Cactus Wren Training Program   
11024 N 28th Dr. Suite 265
Phoenix, AZ 85029  
(602) 741-5526  
www.cactuswrenhomecare.com

CareGiver Training Institute  
1940 E Silverlake Rd Ste 402
Tucson, AZ 85713-3865  
(520) 325-4870  
www.cgtiaz.org  

Gateway Community College  
108 N 40th St
Phoenix, AZ 85034  
(602) 286-8000  
www.gatewaycc.edu

Scottsdale Community College  
9000 E. Chaparral Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85257  
(480) 425-6911  
www.scottsdalecc.edu
Arizona Home Health aide Classes

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