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Certified Nursing Assistant

CNA Registration

A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is a duly certified individual under the supervision of a licensed nurse, who provides care which does not require the judgment and skills of a licensed nurse. The care may include, but is not limited to, the following: bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, ambulating, transferring and feeding, observing and reporting the general well‑being of the person(s) to whom they are providing care.

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Department: Health and Social Services

Division: Long Term Care Residents Protection


The certification as a CNA must be renewed every 24 months.


There is no fee for the renewal of a Certified Nursing Assistant's Certification Card.

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Elise MacEwen can be contacted by email at and by phone at 302-577-6661.

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This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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