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- December 4th, 9pm ET -1am ET Website will be unavailable for maintenance.
- December 24- 26th - Our office will be closed. Emails received during this time period will be responded to on Tuesday, Dec. 27th, in the order they were received.
Sending multiple emails during these times with the same request only slows response time.
The Temporary Nurse Aide Course is No Longer Available
The TNA training program is no longer being offered due to CMS ending the federal waiver that allowed for its utilization. If you have passed the TNA course, email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an electronic copy of your certificate be sent to you.
AHCA is currently offering a TNA to CNA Test Prep course, which is completely online and may be used to prepare for CNA licensure or as a study guide. Click here if you are interested in the TNA to CNA Test Prep Course.
Through our facility members, a hybrid training course (partially online and partially on-site) remains available through CNAonline powered by Academic Platforms. To see if this option is available in your state, visit CNAonline.com.
After confirming that your state accepts CNAonline training, you can use our search feature to locate skilled nursing facilities or assisted living communities in your area.
TNA to CNA Test Prep CourseThis 30-hour course prepares TNAs/PCAs for becoming CNAs in states that allow challenges to the certification/licensing test or that offer accelerated training pathways.
This program is an excellent refresher study guide for students experiencing significant delays in testing.
If you are interested in the TNA to CNA Test Prep Course, please click here for more information.
QUESTIONS ABOUT STATE REQUIREMENTS?
As of October 6th, the waiver that allowed the temporary nurse aide was discontinued by CMS on a national level. However, since then, some states have been successful in getting the waiver, for their state only, extended. These are state specific waivers that are allowing extra time to get TNAs transitioned to CNAs. It is not the same as using the time to bring on new TNAs. This is a transition window period where TNAs are supposed to be transitioning to CNAs.
Contact your state nurse aide registry for additional information about your state’s requirements. This Directory of Nurse Aide Registries provides contact information by state.
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