It’s important for healthcare professionals to demonstrate proficiency and competency throughout their career. Each healthcare worker certified through NHCWA must be re-certified every two years to ensure that their knowledge of their field is current and sharp.
You may submit a renewal application any time within two (2) years of the expiration date of your certification, if by the time your certificate expires you will have completed the following:
•You have previously maintained have provided your skills or allied health-related services in a facility to residents for compensation (under the supervision of a licensed health professional) within your most recent certification period.
•You provided patient care or patient care-related services to residents in a facility for compensation (under the supervision of a licensed health professional) within your most recent certification period.
•You have successfully completed eight (8) hours of in-service/CE hours. (At least four (4) of the eight (8) hours of in-service/CE hours shall be completed each year.)
NHCWA Certification Renewal Policy Terms and Conditions
Individuals who become certified with NHCWA must renew their certification every two years (effective January 1, 2009). NHCWA certifications will be valid for two years from the date the candidate is certified. The certification must be renewed thereafter. You can renew certifications by passing the most current renewal exam or by participating in NHCWA’s new continuing education program.
National Healthcare Workers Association C.E.U’s are free and must be completed when you renew your certification.
Below is the button to pay the $100 certification renewal fee once the re-certification fee is paid you will be able to login to the C.E.U. portal and begin the online multiple choice exam. Please be sure to also submit the required documents as stated below. Participants can keep their skills current and their certification up to date without the need for retesting. **All skills competency reviews must be hands-on. No online skills practice can be applied towards CEU’s for certification or recertification. Skills can also be done through your employer, you can download the work verification form and skills verification form to be completed by your direct supervisor.
*Please include the $100 renewal fee for each certification you are applying to renew *Renewal application will not be processed without the full $100 renewal fee. Re-certification fee can be mailed to NHCWA or paid online, For re-certification, Fill in the registration form below and choose the certification you want to register for. You will then be directed to the payment page, where you can pay for your registration.
For re-certification, Fill in the registration form below and choose the certification you want to register for. You will then be directed to the payment page, where you can pay for your registration.
Download the re-certification application form
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