To qualify to become a Nursing Assistant Instructor, NRS 632.2856 and NAC 632.775 requires applicants to have a current unencumbered permanent Nevada RN license, at least three (3) years of experience in nursing which includes direct care of patients, supervision, and education of members of the staff. At least (one (1) year of nursing experience must be in caring for the elderly or chronically ill), and (one (1) year of which must be in the provision of long-term care facility services, and successfully completed a Board approved Train the Trainer Course.  

Nursing Assistant Training Program and Instructor (iCNA) Policies

• Nursing Assistant Training Program Approval and Re-approval
• Nursing Assistant Instructor (iCNA) Application and Renewal Application
• Train the Trainer-CNA Development Course
• Long Term Care Eligibility to Offer Natcep (Nursing Assistant Training & Competency Evaluation Program)
• Nursing Assistant Training Program Remediation
• Removal of Approval of Nursing Assistant Training Program

If you have questions regarding a specific policy, please contact NSBN Board staff through your nurse portal account or via email at

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