What Are CEU’s And Why Do You Need Them

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We get a lot of questions about CEU’s and what we find are most CNA’s don’t know the rules to Renew Their CNA License.

Here is what you are supposed to know and follow to avoid your CNA license from getting revoked.

CEU stands for Continued Education Unit. Each Unit is 1 hour and you will need a total 48 units or hours to renew your license.

You must renew your CNA License every 2 years on your birthday. Here is a quote directly to what CDPH requires for CNA Renewal.

“Submit a completed Renewal Application (CDPH 283C) (PDF) along with documentation (CDPH 283A) (PDF) showing your completion of forty-eight (48) hours of In-Service Training/Continuing Education Units (CEUs)  within your two (2) year certification period.  A minimum of twelve (12) of the forty-eight (48) hours shall be completed in each year of the two (2) year certification period.  A maximum of twenty-four (24) of the forty-eight (48) hours may be obtained only through a CDPH-approved online computer training program.  You may submit the application by mail or by faxing it to our department.” CLICK HERE TO VISIT CDPH

If you do not meet these requirements then your license can get revoked and you will have to take the NNAAP Exam unless you can provide proof that you completed the requirements to renew your license. You do have 2 years AFTER you license expires to renew your license. If you wait any longer than 2 years you will have to take a CNA program all over again. The NNAAP Exam is only $100 to test versus taking a CNA program all over again for $1500.

We at Western Medical Training Center give our students a FREE RNA class when they choose our CNA RNA Bundle. We do this so our students get the required hours for their first year of renewal. The program is 2 days and our students get 16 CEU’s to renew their license which is approved by CDPH (NAC #1152).

We also have a HHA program (HHP:811 ) that is 5 days and will get you 26 CEU’s to renew you CNA License. These programs are in class Continued Education Units which are the hardest ones to find.

As stated above you can do 24 CEU’s online by an approved Computer Training Program which we at WMTC will have soon. If you want to make sure that you are taking approved online classes CLICK HERE 

If you are interested in our CNA PROGRAMS CLICK HERE

We hope this information helps you to clarify exactly what you need in order to Renew your CNA license. If you have any questions you can email us or give us a call.