August 17, 2021

Effective August 8, 2021, HHSC has adopted amended rules for Nurse Aids and NATCEP providers. The amended rules:

  • allow a NATCEP provider to offer certain components of required training online.
  • increase the number of hours of infection control training a NATCEP must provide.
  • requires all nurse aides to complete a course in infection control each year.

HHSC offers Nurse Aides Computer Based Training on infection control and other in-service education requirements.

Read the amended Nurse Aide and NATCEP rules (PDF).