The Division of Health Care Quality is responsible for the training and testing program for CNAs and for the CNA Registry.
To work as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) in a nursing home in the State of Delaware, either as facility staff or as contract/agency staff, individuals must meet the CNA requirements given in the State of Delaware law and regulations. The requirements include taking required training in an approved program and passing a test.
Individuals who are shown to be competent are placed on the CNA Registry. The certification as a CNA must be renewed every 24 months. Skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities (intermediate care facilities) can only hire CNAs who are on Delaware’s CNA Registry, in good standing.
DE Dept. of Health and Social Services
Div. Long Term Care Residents Protection
3 Mill Road, Suite 308
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: (302) 577-6666
Verification: (302) 577-6666
Online Registry: Managed by D&S Diversified, Headmaster, LLP
NCCT is an independent credentialing organization that has tested healthcare professionals and instructors throughout the United States since 1989. NCCT provides multiple qualifying paths for certification in allied health roles.
7007 College Blvd Suite 385
Overland Park KS 66211
Phone: 800 875 4404
Fax: 913 498 1243
Monday-Friday 7:30am to 7:00pm CST
Saturday 9:00am to 3:00pm CST
Current site temporarily down, will update once information is available:
Information Had Onhand:
DC Dept. of Health
Health Regulation Administration
Child & Residential Care Facilities Division
825 North Capitol Street, NE, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Registry Managed by Promissor
PO Box 13785
Philadelphia, PA 19101-3785
Phone: (888) 274-6060
Links for certifications will be provided on website. Some information listed below
5647 Superior Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816-6049
Phone (225) 295-8571
Fax (225) 295-8574
Nurse Aide Registry /
Direct Service Worker Registry
P.O. Box 3767
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821-3767
Phone (225) 342-0138 (Opt. 6)
Fax (225) 342-5073
A CMA (AAMA) for every patient
The mission of the American Association of Medical Assistants is to provide the medical assistant professional with education, certification, credential acknowledgment, networking opportunities, scope-of-practice protection, and advocacy for quality patient-centered health care.
CMA (AAMA) Core Values
Actively participate in the delivery of quality health care.
Promote patient safety and well-being.
Contribute to a positive health care experience for patients.
Demonstrate integrity and respect, and protect patient confidentiality.
Advocate the essential value of certification and continuing education.
Embrace change, growth, and learning.
The Minnesota Department of Health maintains the Nursing Assistant Registry, which lists the names of individuals who have completed an approved nursing assistant training and testing program or testing program and meet state and federal requirements to work in nursing homes and certified boarding care homes.
MN Dept. of Health
85 E 7th Place, Suite 300
PO Box 64501
St. Paul, MN 55164-0501
Phone: (651) 215-8705
(800) 397-6124 (in state only)
FAX: (651) 215-8709
DORA’s Division of Professions and Occupations licenses over 50 professions, occupations and businesses in Colorado.
Colorado Board of Nursing
1560 Broadway, Suite 880
Denver, CO 80202
Phone (303) 894-2442
Fax: (303) 894-2821
Division of Health Care Quality
10 West Street
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: (617) 753-8143
Verification: (617) 753-8192
FAX: (617) 753-8096
A certified nurse aide is a person who works primarily in long term care (nursing homes) assisting residents with activities of daily living under the supervision of a nurse.
The ISDH Certified Nurse Aide Registration Program ensures that certified nurse aides meet the qualifications for a certified nurse aide and are appropriately registered on the Aide Registry.
Indiana State Department of Health
Division of Long Term Care
2 N Meridian Street, Section 4B
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 233-7351
FAX: (317) 233-7750