California Occupational License
Department of Public Health
Certified Nurse Assistant
Licensing and Certification
Aide and Technician Certification Section
Licensing Agency Contact Information:
License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
Fees: $90-$100 fee for competency examination. $0 fee for initial and renewal certification process.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Examination Frequency: One time upon completion of training program.
Exam Locations: Statewide.
Experience Requirement: 100 hours of supervised clinical training and 50 hours of classroom training. After students successfully complete a state-approved certified Nurse Assistant program, the training program arranges for the state approved exam. Applicants must maintain criminal record clearance in order to be certified.
Average Time to Process Application: 4 weeks.
Renewal Period: Every two years; $0 fee.
Renewal Requirement: 48 hour of CEU's and work 1 day for pay providing nursing services under the supervision of a licensed medical professional.
Special License Requirements: N/A
Authority: California Health and Safety Code, Section 1337-1338.5. California Code of Regulation, Title 22, Division 5, Chapter 2.5, Article 1-5. Title 42, Code of Federal Regulations, 483.75 and 483 Subpart D.
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|Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants*||311012 |