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Home Health Aide in Encino

Achieve certification as a Home Health Aide through the esteemed Encino Skills Academy.

Earn your Home Health Aide certification through our comprehensive courses designed specifically for aspiring caregivers. Gain the vital knowledge and hands-on experience needed to offer superior in-home support to the elderly, individuals living with disabilities, those managing chronic illness, and hospice patients.

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15 - 19 JANUARY, 2024

LASA Alumni:


$299 (or $100 off when you join the waitlist)

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Home Health Aide

40- Hour Home Health Aide Course
for new and existing CNAs
No state exams needed
Get certified with Los Angeles Skills Academy

Classes will start January 15, 2024

Join the waitlist and receive $100 off your tuition.

Restorative Nursing Assistant (RNA)

Become an RNA with Los Angeles Skills Academy.
This robust course focuses on Restorative Nursing, assisting physical therapists, turning + repositioning post-acute/ post-surgical patients, feeding with special needs and nutrition, weights and measurements.

16 hour class - starts in February 12, 2024

get $100 off when you join the waitlist

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EKG Technician Certification

This course prepares you for the
NHA Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam
Exam optional for those not seeking certification.

Requirement: HS Diploma/ GED or equivalent.

What is a Certified EKG Technician?
EKG Techs test the electronic activity of the heart through small electrode patches attached to the body - helping people of all ages prevent and treat heart disease. As an EKG tech, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Set up and administer EKGs (electrocardiograms) and stress tests

  • Prepare patients for Holter or ambulatory monitoring

  • Edit and deliver final test results to physicians for analysis

  • Schedule appointments

  • Transcribe physicians' interpretations

Class Starts February 12, 2024
Tuition: $1900
Join the waitlist for $200 off the tuition.

Topics Covered

Home Health Aide (HHA) training enables aspiring health care professionals and home health aides to master the critical skills needed to deliver compassionate, non-medical care to individuals in their homes, fostering their comfort and aiding with routine activities. This curriculum is comprehensive, covering a variety of competencies:

  • Providing meticulous personal care and maintaining patient hygiene.

  • Assisting in patient mobility and ensuring safe transfers.

  • Preparing nutritious meals and understanding dietary needs.

  • Implementing effective infection control and preventive measures.

  • Developing strong communication and interpersonal aptitudes.

  • Learning the foundations of medical terminology.

  • Monitoring vital signs with accuracy.

  • Administering CPR and first aid in urgent situations.

  • Managing medications and understanding proper dosages.

  • Specialized care strategies for conditions like dementia and diabetes.

  • Compassionate end-of-life care and assistance within hospice settings.

  • Executing emergency procedures and adhering to safety protocols.

  • Recognizing ethical and legal frameworks within healthcare services.

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This course is open for enrollment without any preliminary requirements.

Student Responsibility

For the upcoming sessions, please ensure you are dressed in comfortable scrubs accompanied by a gait belt, and do wear athletic shoes for your ease and safety.

Course Materials Provided

Students enrolled in the Home Health Aide course will receive all necessary materials for the duration of their training.

Why Become a Certified Home Health Aide?

Attaining certification as a Home Health Aide (HHA) can significantly enhance your professional trajectory. Here are the key advantages:

  • Fulfilling the requisite certification to practice as a qualified Home Health Aide.

  • Stepping into a rapidly expanding field with a growing demand for in-home care services.

  • Broadening your employment prospects within the healthcare industry.

  • Enjoying the flexibility to opt for either part-time or full-time employment.

  • Gaining a pathway for career progression into roles such as Registered Nurses or Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs).

  • Making a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals and their families through compassionate care.

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Why Choose Encino Skills Academy for Your Home Health Aide Certification

  • Initiatives led and established by a passionate group of nurses, all of whom have honed their skills within the prestigious American Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training (NAT/CNA) Program.

  • Educators at the academy are renowned for their decade-long proficiency, offering unparalleled guidance in the healthcare domain.

  • Our training philosophy is rooted in innovation and experiential learning, providing students with practical clinical exposure essential for their future roles.

  • Proud partners with the American Red Cross, we serve as an official training provider for their esteemed Nurse Assistant Training Program.

  • Fully recognized and accredited by the California Department of Public Health, affirming our commitment to upholding the highest standards of educational excellence.

Find Out More About Our Classes

Home Health Aide Services: Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where can I find the registration files and where do I submit them?
    You may find the registration forms at
  • When are the registration files due?
    The dates are specific to the CNA program/class but here is a basic timeline of when you would be expected to submit the forms: Background Authorization: Due immediately after enrolling Physical/TB Forms: Due by orientation date Registration Forms/Enrollment Agreement: Due immediately after enrolling. You may complete all the forms online. Go to your account > Registration or
  • I submitted the files, but don't know if they went thorough"
    Once you submit a form/file, there should be a green success message that pops up by the submit button. You will also get an automated email confirming that you submit that file. If you did not receive an email, you may email to confirm that we received your files. Or chat with us on the right lower corner of your phone or screen.
  • I do not have a scanner, how do I submit the signed documents?"
    You may complete the digital form under TB, Physica, physical exam forms, covid vaccine records, flu shot records, and other medical documents should be emailed to
  • How long is CNA training?
    CNA training includes 60 hours of classroom/online theory lecture and 100 hours of supervised hands-on clinical experience at a local Skilled Nursing Facility. After successfully completing our CNA courses and passing the California Nurse Assistant State Exam, you will receive your nursing assistant certificate. Approximate time frame from start to finish: FastTrack - 1 month Part-Time Evenings - 2 months Part-Time Weekend - 3 Months
  • When are physical exams and TB tests due?
    Physical exams and TB tests for our Nursing Assistant Training (CNA Program) are due by your orientation date. If you are waiting for results and can not submit by orientation, you may submit the paperwork by the first day of class. Any other extension are provided on a case by case basis. Please call the office to discuss your options.
  • Where can I get a physical exam and TB test?
    You can get them from your primary care physician or from urgent care clinics close to you. Please be sure to print our forms and take these forms to your doctor/ clinic. Download the blank physical exam form here Here are some of the Urgent Care Clinics you can go to in the Long Beach and Valley area at a reasonable cost. You may get your physical TB test and/or Chest X-ray in these locations. WellnessMart Laboratory Testing Available in LA County, Orange County, San Bernardino County and many more locations. Open • Closes 6:30 PM Hours or services may vary Minute Clinic by CVS West Oaks Urgent Care Center20181 Saticoy StWinnetka, CA 91306 (818) 709-5700 Open • Closes 6:00 PM Hours or services may vary
  • How often would I need to get COVID tested?
    A COVID test must be taken every week and we must have a record of your results for every week you are in clinical. *Covid results must display your fullname and the result. *A negative COVID test is a requirement to attend and to continue attending the clinical. Covid results must be printed and handed to your instuctor before entering the clinical site. Individuals with no negative covid test on-hand will be sent home and will need to make up the day. Covid test collection must be within 72 hours of the clinical day. Some facilities require twice per week testing- your instructor will inform you on any special requirement of the clinical site.
  • Where can I get a COVID Test?
    To ensure quick results, we reccomend the following places: LA County LA COUNTY: ORANGE COUNTY: SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Walk in and appointments available. *You may choose "healthcare worker" if asked. CVS FREE TESTING *For uninsured individuals: Please try the option: Healthcare professional or exposed to get the testing for free. Second-bio Lab @ LASA - Santa Fe Springs We also have a specimen drop off at our Santa Fe Springs location. Insured students are free. You may swab and register yourself and drop off the sample at the drop box by room 101. Pick up on Tuesdays and Fridays 2pm. 24 hours turn around. For support please call (626)-537-1352 or e-mail us at
  • Do you have payment plans available?
    Yes, we have payment plans available. Refer to
  • How much is the CNA Training program?
    Our NAT tuition is $1800 and includes: 160 hours of lecture and training NAT Textbook by American Red Cross Live Scan Fingerprinting Practice Tests Education and Career Counseling Job Fair / Job Assistance Online Support *Payment Plans available.
  • There are no spots available at the moment. How can I be notified of new classes?
    To ensure that you are notified when a new class becomes available. You must be subscribled to the website. There are a few ways to make sure you will receive emails from us. 1. Create an account. Make sure you opt in for updates and emails. 2. Join the waitlist. Located at the bottom of the Classes + Pricing Page. Make sure you opt in for updates and emails.
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