Temporary Nurse Aide Conversion Course

What is a Temporary Nurse Aide?

Temporary Nurse Aides are currently allowed during the declared federal and state public health emergencies extended by Governor Pete Ricketts on Dec. 20, 2021 in Executive Order No. 21-18. This executive order, in combination with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ blanket waiver of the federal nurse aide training and certification requirements found in 42 CFR 483.35(d).

Effective as of 3/31/22, a facility can no longer hire a Temporary Nurse Aide and they must complete a conversion course by 6/30/2022.

Temporary Nurse Aide Conversion Course

  • Approved by Nebraska Department of Health Human Services
  • Meets federal / state requirements necessary to be eligible for written and skills testing
  • Upon successful testing completion, students are eligible for placement on the Nebraska Nurse Aide Registry.
  • Multiple options to complete the conversion course based on your comfort level with testing and competency sign off, if needed.

Students

Facilities

  • We offer a variety of options to convert your Temporary Nurse Aides which support the student in preparing for their exams as well as providing skills competency sign-off from a Registered Nurse.
  • Visit THIS PAGE for more information pertaining to facility options.

Temporary Nurse Aide Conversion Course Options:

  • Skills Practice and Skills Competency Sign Off by a Registered Nurse
    • 32 hrs classroom practice and skills competency sign off
    • Access to 76 hr CNA Course online materials
    • Skills video library and online skills packets
    • 1 written exam
    • 1 skills exam
    • $350
  • Skills Refresher Course*
    • 3.5 hrs classroom skills practice
    • Access to 76 hr CNA Course online materials
    • Skills video library and online skills packets
    • 1 written exam
    • 1 skills exam
    • $150
  • Access to online skills videos/sheets + Testing*
    • Skills video library and online skills packets
    • 1 written exam
    • 1 skills exam
    • $125
  • Testing Only*
    • 1 written exam
    • 1 skills exam
    • $100

*Proof of Competency must be provided.