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In-Service Nurse Aide Training


Latest Update: June 6, 2023

Training Information

In-service training for nurse aides working at a long-term care facility must include dementia management training and resident abuse prevention training; address areas of weakness as determined in the performance reviews; and address care of the cognitively impaired as appropriate.

Responsible Party

Who Must Complete Training?
Certified Nursing Aides (C.N.A.) employed by a long-term care facility.


When Do I Need to Complete?
At least 12 hours annually.

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42 CFR 483.95(g)

(g) Required in-service training for nurse aides. In-service training must—

(1) Be sufficient to ensure the continuing competence of nurse aides, but must be no less than 12 hours per year.

(2) Include dementia management training and resident abuse prevention training.

(3) Address areas of weakness as determined in nurse aides' performance reviews and facility assessment at § 483.70(e) and may address the special needs of residents as determined by the facility staff.

(4) For nurse aides providing services to individuals with cognitive impairments, also address the care of the cognitively impaired.

Although many of these requirements apply to individual medical professionals and other types of hospitals and health care facilities, the information is presented solely to support Critical Access Hospitals. The reporting requirements and legal mandates on this site are not an exhaustive list and Nevada Rural Hospital Partners, Inc. bears no responsibility or liability for any hospitals' or providers' failure to comply with Federal or State laws or regulations.