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Evolution Health Academy offers 4 courses:

  • Nursing Assistant
  • Home Health Aide
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Associate Degree in Science of Nursing

School Technological Requirements:

Student needs to have the following technological requirements prior to addend EHA Programs:

  • Access to a PC/Laptop with Windows 2000, XP, Vista, or later version 
  • Office 2000 Premium or later version
  • 233 MHz Premium Processor (minimum) to 733 MHz • Any Internet Service Provider (ISP), such as Google Chrome, FireFox, etc.
  • Access to a printer  
  • Email software such as Outlook, Outlook Express, or Gmail

In addition to having these hardware/software elements, you should be knowledgeable about your word processing software. You should also be able to connect to the Internet without assistance. You should know how to surf the Web and how to do simple Web searches. You should know how to send and receive email messages as well as how to send and retrieve attachments to email messages.

Nursing Assistant and Home Health Aide Programs

Nursing Assistant and Home Health Aide programs are open to all persons who meet the following requirements.

  • Applicants must present evidence of a high school diploma or GED. 
  • Applicants who do not have a high school diploma, high school certification or GED and are 18 years of age or older must demonstrate the ability to learn from the program of instruction. Applicants must pass the TABE Basic Skills Exit Requirements: Reading 70%, Math 70%, and Language 70%.
  • Provide evidence of good physical and mental health (through evidence of a physical performed by a licensed healthcare provider).
  • Provide evidence of meeting immunization requirements by providing a negative urine drug screening, evidence that the applicant is free of active tuberculosis, and has immunizations for measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella.
  • Provide evidence of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Level 2 Background Check and Drug Screen.
  • Provide proof of current certification by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross Affiliated Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card with Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers.

Practical Nursing Program

Practical Nursing Program is open to all persons who meet the following requirements.

  • Applicants must present evidence of a high school diploma or GED. 
  • Applicants who do not have a high school diploma, high school certification or GED and are 18 years of age or older must demonstrate the ability to learn from the program of instruction. Applicants must pass the TABE Basic Skills Exit Requirements: Reading 70%, Math 70%, and Language 70%.
  • Provide evidence of good physical and mental health (through evidence of a physical performed by a licensed healthcare provider).
  • Provide evidence of meeting immunization requirements by providing a negative urine drug screening, evidence that you are free of active tuberculosis, and have immunizations for measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella.
  • Provide evidence of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Level 2 Background Check and Drug Screen.
  • Provide proof of current certification by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross Affiliated Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card with Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers.
  • Written essay on the selected topic – score of 7/10 or better. *(limited to 3 tries in one year)
  • Interview with the Program Director.

The Application Process for LPN

  • Complete an admissions application.
  • Complete a personal interview with a school representative.
  • Tour the school facilities. 
  • When necessary, take the TABE and/or the TEAS test.
  • Receive and read all required pre-enrollment disclosures.
  • School Catalog with the Program Outline
  • Drug-Free School Disclosure
  • Read the Enrollment Agreement 
  • Make a financial arrangement to cover tuition and fees

Upon completion of the application process, the school will consider the prospective student’s application in totality. Once accepted, the applicant will be responsible for arrangements for tuition payments, signing the Enrollment Agreement, and paying for the criminal background check and registration fees. Once the Enrollment Agreement has been signed, the student will be required to attend a comprehensive orientation held before the first day of class. Prospective students who were denied admission, and would like to view their file, may submit a written request. Access to view the file will be granted within 24 to 48 hours of the request.

Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
TABE is a computerized reading, mathematics, and language basic skills exam, which takes approximately two hours to complete. The TABE is offered by appointment. The initial cost of the TABE assessment is covered in the application fee. 

Transfer of Credit
The school will accept a transfer of credits on an individual basis. All decisions regarding such advanced standing are made on a case by case basis by the Program Director.

Re-Enrollment
Students who voluntarily withdraw from a program may re-enroll for the next available program. To re-enroll a student must follow the required admissions procedures. A re-enrollment fee of $50 will be applied. 

Licensure for Nursing Assistant
In the state of Florida, the prospective nursing assistant must take and pass both the written and clinical exam administered by Florida’s Board of Nursing in addition to passing an FBI level 2 background screening through the FDLE. Information on applying for the Florida Nurse Aide Exam can be obtained by contacting Prometric at 888-277-3500 or on their website at www.prometric.com/nurseaide/fl.

Licensure for Home Health Aide
There is no state licensing or certification of home health aides in Florida. The State of Florida does not have a state-administered test of home health aides. 
No state law requires the licensing or certification of home health aides in Florida. To work for a Medicare or Medicaid home health agency, a home health aide must complete at least 75 hours of training and/or complete a competency evaluation given by the home health agency. 

To work in a licensed-only agency, the home health aide must complete at least 40 hours of training or complete a competency test given by the home health agency. Some home health agencies require additional training above these minimum hours. Some home health agencies may hire certified nursing assistants to work as home health aides. Individuals who have graduated from an accredited school of nursing and are waiting to take their state exam for licensure in Florida can work as a home health aide. Registered nurses and licensed practical nurses who can show proof they are licensed in another state or Florida can work as a home health aide.

Please note: these are the minimum requirements. A home health agency may have additional requirements beyond the minimum for home health aides.

Licensure for Practical Nurse by Examination

The requirements for licensure by examination include:

  • Graduation from a Florida approved or accredited nursing education program.
  • Graduation from an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited nursing program that has been issued an NCLEX code by NCSBN.
  • Graduation from a nursing education program that is approved or recognized by the jurisdiction in which it is based and that has been issued an NCLEX code by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).
  • Graduation from a military nursing education program that has been issued an NCLEX code by NCSBN.
  • Graduation from a generic Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or higher program that has been issued an NCLEX code by NCSBN.
  • Graduation from a non-NCSBN jurisdiction, i.e. Puerto Rico, or international nursing education program that the board determines to be equivalent to an approved program (NON-NCSBN/International Grads)

Re-Enrollment
Students who voluntarily withdraw from a program may re-enroll for the next available program. To re-enroll a student must follow the required admissions procedures. A re-enrollment fee of $50 will be applied.

Admission Requirements for ASN
An associate degree in Nursing Program is open to all persons who meet the following requirements.

  • Applicants must present evidence of a high school diploma or GED. 
  • Applicants must pass the TEAS Entrance Exam
  • Provide evidence of good physical and mental health (through evidence of a physical performed by a licensed healthcare provider).
  • Provide evidence of meeting immunization requirements including immunizations for measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella; evidence that you are free of active tuberculosis
  • Provide evidence of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Level 2 Background Check and Drug Screen
  • Provide proof of current certification by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross Affiliated of
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) with Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers
  • TEAS (Nursing Entrance) Test – Total adjusted score of 60% or higher. *(limited to 3 tries in one year)
  • Written essay on the selected topic – score of 7/10 or better. *(limited to 3 tries in one year)
  • Interview with the Program Director.

The Application Process

The application for admission process is as follows:

  • Complete an admission application.
  • Complete a personal interview with a school representative.
  • Tour the school facilities /orientation. 
  • When necessary, take the TEAS test.
  • Receive and read all required pre-enrollment disclosures.
  • School Catalog with the Program Outline
  • Drug-Free School Disclosure
  • Read and sign the Enrollment Agreement 
  • Make financial arrangement to cover tuition and fees

Upon completion of the application process, the school will consider the prospective student’s application in totality. Once accepted, the applicant will be responsible for arrangements for tuition payments, signing the Enrollment Agreement, and paying for the criminal background check and registration fees. Once the enrollment Agreement has been signed, the student will be required to attend a comprehensive orientation held prior to the first day of class.

Prospective students who were denied admission, and would like to review their file, may submit a written request. Access to the file will be granted within 24 to 48 hours of the request. 

Re-enrollment
Students who voluntarily withdraw from a program may re-enroll for the next available program. To re-enroll a student must follow the required admissions procedures. A re-enrollment fee is required. Maximum of three re-enrollments permitted into the ASN Program.