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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Nursing

Certified Nurse Aide

 


CNA REGISTRATION

Questions: Lois Steensma

Print CNA Registration Card - The South Dakota Board of Nursing does not print or mail out CNA registration cards. 

You may verify your CNA status and/or print your own card any time.


CNA TESTING: Contact South Dakota Health Care Association tel: (605) 339-2071


Endorsement Application

  • Endorsement (aka Reciprocity):  For an individual who is registered as a CNA in another state and wishes to be included on the South Dakota CNA Registry

Print the Endorsement Application, fill out the top half of the application, and then mail the application to the State Registry where you were first registered as a CNA - List of State CNA Registries


Waiver of 75-hour Nurse Aide Training Application - FAQs for Nurse Aide Waiver of Education

  • A student enrolled in a nursing education program that has been approved by the South Dakota Board of Nursing who has successfully completed specific fundamentals in nursing course(s) may apply for Waiver of the 75-hour nurse aide training.  If the Waiver is granted, the applicant will be permitted to take the CNA written evaluation and manual skills exams.
  • Individuals who have been educated / practiced in other healthcare fields

CNA VERIFICATION


CNA RENEWAL

  • CNA Online Renewal / Print Card
    • You may renew your CNA registration as early as 90 days prior to expiration.
    • A paper card will not be mailed to you; you may print and/or save your card when you have completed your renewal.
    • If your CNA registration has lapsed, you must complete and submit a paper renewal form:
  • Paper Renewal & Employment Verification

CNA CONTACT INFORMATION CHANGE

CNA NAME CHANGE


CNA TRAINING PROGRAMS

Questions: Stephanie Orth

Current South Dakota Board of Nursing Approved Training Programs

 

CNA Training Program Approved Curricula

 

  • American Health Care Association - How to be a Nurse Assistant
  • Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care - Long Term Care and Home Care, 3rd Edition
  • Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care - The Basics, 4th Edition
  • Medcom, Inc - The New Nursing Assistant, 8th Edition
  • Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants
  • Nebraska Health Care Association
  • We Care Online

Process for use of American Red Cross Nurse Aide Training Curriculum (flow diagram)

Course of Instruction in Teaching Adults / Train the Trainer Program