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Online Continuing Education Providers

Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs) must complete 48 hours of continuing education every 2 years. CNAs must comply with State and Federal law, including in-service and continuing education hours. Pursuant to Health & Safety Code, Section 1337.6 (a)(1), "…At least 12 of the 48 hours of in-service training shall be completed in each of the two years. Twenty-four of the 48 hours of in-service training may be obtained through online computer training program approved by the Licensing and Certification Division of the state department." CNAs must indicate the number of completed in-service or continuing education on the renewal (CDPH283C).

Below is a list of providers offering courses in continuing education, approved by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Training Program Review Unit (TPRU). Contact individual providers for information related to specific courses, course content, and fees.

Online Continuing Education Providers are added after they are approved by TPRU.

Provider NameWebsite Link
Access CE Access CE website (
CareAcademyCareAcademy website (
CEUfast, Inc.CEUfast website (
CnaZonecnaZone website (
Coastline Community CollegeCoastline Community College website ( )
Community Care OptionsCommunity Care Options website (
Flex EdFlex Ed website ( 
Healthcare AcademyHealthcare Academy website (
​Home Care Pulse LLC
Home Care Pulse website (
LeadingAge California FoundationLeading Age California website (
Mariposa Training, Inc.Mariposa Training website (
Medcom, Inc.Medcom website (
MyFreeCEMyFreeCE website (
National Union of Healthcare WorkersNUHW website (
NetCENetCE website (
NextStep website ( )

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Pedagogy website (
Relias LLCRelias Academy website (
Texas Tech University Health Sciences CenterTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center website (
Vasco Career CollegecnaBASE website (
YAYA Medical Training InstituteYAYA Medical Training Institute website (
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