Texas certified nurse aides, or CNAs, must renew their licenses every two years by submitting an employment-verification form to the Department of Aging and Disability Services. Employers often submit the form, demonstrating that CNAs completed paid nursing work. As of Sept. 1, 2013, CNAs must also complete a minimum of 24 hours of in-service education on relevant care topics, such as dementia and geriatrics, during the licensing period.Continue Reading
If necessary, CNAs can submit verification on their own behalf using the paper form or a simplified online version. However, online renewal is only available to workers with a current license or one that expired within 365 days. To use the online service, CNAs need to enter a Social Security number and a license number. After accepting the option to renew, they must answer verification questions, submit any necessary change-of-address information and provide a payment method.
Although the expiration date isn't listed on the license, the Department of State Health Services licensing board sends renewal notices approximately 60 to 90 days before expiration. A CNA who fails to renew the license and fulfill mandatory education requirements is removed from the Nurse Aide Registry. When CNAs want to reinstate their licenses after the one-year grace period for expiration, they must satisfy a Nurse Aide Training Competency evaluation, or NATCEP.Learn more about Public Records
Request a hearing with the state court, show evidence of a need to drive and submit a pink SR-22 insurance certificate, an SR-37 form and the required statutory reinstatement fees to apply for a hardship license in Texas, according to US Legal. The court also considers the petitioner's driving record when determining applicability of hardship licensing.Full Answer >
In most states, a certified nursing assistant must renew his license every two years. Applicants must renew with the nursing board or licensing authority of the state in which he practices.Full Answer >
Business licenses are regulated and issued by the state where the business is located; therefore, a business license can be looked up, searched and found online from the specific state's website. To find a company's or individual's license, search the name of the business from the website of the state that issued the license. Any further information regarding the business, such as city or county, can be entered into the search to narrow the search results.Full Answer >
You can check the validity of a nursing license by using the QuickConfirm License Verification tool on Nursys.com, the only national database for online verification of nursing licenses. The Board of Nursing of most states, such as Texas and Arkansas, also allows verification of a nursing license online.Full Answer >