Licensure Information - Nurse Aide

The Nurse Aide Certificate (CNA) program prepares the student in basic patient care and to provide physical support to assist patients with daily living activities, and how to assist nurses and other health care professionals in settings including care facilities, nursing home, private homes, and more.

The CNA program is approved by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. Upon successful complete of the Nurse Aide course, students are eligible to take the Iowa skills and written exam. Upon successful completion of the course and the Iowa skills and written exam, students are placed in the Iowa Direct Care Worker Registry.

The CNA program is approved in Iowa. CNA's from other states that wish to apply to be on the Iowa Direct Care Worker Registry must apply online for registration.

State Licensure

SCC makes every effort to verify the information provided on requirements for licensure is accurate and up-to-date, however, these requirements are subject to change at any time. Students who will be seeking licensure are strongly encouraged to review the licensure or certification requirements at the appropriate website, linked below where available, for the state in which they intend to practice.

Southeastern Community College has determined its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure in the following states:

Iowa

Southeastern Community College has determined its curriculum does not meet the state educational requirements for licensure in the following states:

Unknown

Southeastern Community College has not made a determination that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in the following states and territories:

  Illinois Missouri
Alabama Maine Ohio
Alaska Maryland Oklahoma
Arizona Massachusetts Oregon
Arkansas Michigan Pennsylvania
California Minnesota Rhode Island
Colorado Mississippi South Carolina
Connecticut Montana South Dakota
Delaware Nebraska Tennessee
Florida Nevada Texas
Georgia New Hampshire Utah
Hawaii New Jersey Vermont
Idaho New Mexico Virginia
Indiana New York Washington
Kansas North Carolina West Virginia
Kentucky North Dakota  Wisconsin
Louisiana   Wyoming
American Samoa Guam Puerto Rico
District of Columbia
(Washington DC)
Northern Mariana Islands US Virgin Islands