HHSC Adopts Amended Rules for Nurse Aids and Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Programs

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).