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.