In Wyoming, a CNA shall demonstrate competency by completing one of the following in the past two years (waived during first renewal period if you were licensed by exam):
- completed a board-approved nursing assistant training and competency evaluation program AND passed a national nursing assistant certifying examination within the last two years; or
- four hundred (400) hours of employment in the practice of nursing; or
- two hundred (200) hours of employment in the practice of nursing AND fifteen (15) hours of education that provide learning activities related to nursing practice; or
- thirty (30) hours of education that provides learning activities related to nursing practice.
The recertification application for Wyoming CNAs with lapsed certifications due to non-renewal or otherwise is available here. A CNA who is unable to meet competency shall be required to repeat the training and competency evaluation. You may contact the Wyoming Board of Nursing office at 307-777-7601 for additional information.