training requirements for North Dakota
North Dakota Department of Health
North Dakota Board of Nursing
North Dakota Department of Human Services
North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights
Federal: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which is a federal agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
- Personal Care Attendant (PCA)
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Home Health Aide (HHA)
- Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
State Specific Training Requirements
- CNAs in North Dakota are required to complete 12 hours of in-service training each year, with at least 2 hours of training in abuse and neglect prevention, and 1 hour in infection control. The remaining hours may be in any subject related to the care of residents.
- LPNs: LPNs in North Dakota are required to complete 12 hours of continuing education each year, with at least 2 hours of training in abuse and neglect prevention, and 1 hour in infection control. The remaining hours may be in any subject related to nursing practice.
- It is important to note that the specific designations and requirements for home and health care workers in North Dakota may vary depending on the type of services being provided, the setting in which those services are provided, and other factors. Some home and health care agencies may require additional training or certifications beyond the minimum state requirements, depending on the specific services they provide and the needs of their clients.
- Therefore, it’s important for home and health care providers and agencies to check with their employer or a North Dakota-approved training program to determine any additional training requirements that may apply to their job.