complete and submit your renewal application.
No renewal reminder will be sent. You may renew your certificate
beginning two months in advance of your expiration date.
You may renew online by clicking here.
You may also click here
for a PDF version of
the renewal application that you can complete on line, print,
sign, and mail to the Licensure and Certification department.
|As mentioned below, your
40 hours of employment must be as a CNA and in
the Board-authorized scope of practice as a CNA. Click here
to view the Certified Nursing Assistant Skills Guidelines.
The renewal fee is $50. All fees are nonrefundable.
Proof of 24 hours of continuing
education/training related to Nursing Assistant
For those CNAs renewing
their certificates for the first time, please note:
Effective September 1, 2005, the
Board will no longer accept your initial CNA training in place of
the 24 hours of inservice training required to renew your
All continuing education/training courses must be
within the CNA scope of practice. If you are planning on doing a
home-study course, call the Licensure and Certification department to make sure the course
is within your scope of practice before you order it.
College courses taken toward a higher nursing degree
may satisfy the continuing education/training requirement. Please call the Licensure and
Certification department to find out if your courses meet this
You may be selected for audit and must keep copies
of your continuing education/training records for four years.
If you did not work as a CNA within the two years
since your last renewal, you will not need continuing education/training
because you will not be eligible for renewal. To become recertified, you must complete
a training program and submit a new application, including
40 hours* of employment as a CNA
the direction of a licensed nurse.
Your 40 hours of employment must be as a CNA and in
the Board-authorized scope of practice as a CNA.
You must enter the full name, state, and license
number of the nurse who is verifying that you worked 40 hours in
the scope of a CNA in the previous two years. The Board conducts
random audits of these employment verifications.
The 24 hours of continuing education/training courses and the
40 hours of employment must be within
the past 24 months.
If you qualified to become a CNA in
Nevada by your work experience, military training, or by nursing
fundamentals, and your application is received after your
expiration date, you will not be renewed. To become recertified, you must complete a training program and submit a
new application, including fingerprints.