Welcome to the Delaware CNA Continuing Education CE Track!

The purpose of this site is to track and record continuing education credits for Delaware CNAs.


During the 24 month recertification period, each CNA is required to complete 24 hours of PRE-APPROVED continuing education including:

  • A minimum 6 hours of dementia training
  • A minimum 2 hours of patient abuse prevention training
  • The balance of required hours can be in other general health care topics, which include but are not limited to:
    • Ensuring the continued competence of CNAs
    • Meeting the special needs of the resident or patient population
    • Provided training in areas of weakness identified in CNAs' performance reviews

Information for CNAs

CNAs will only receive continuing education credits for courses PRE-APPROVED by the Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection. PRE-APPROVED on-line courses can be found in the CNA course catalog in this website: www.cnadece.org. Please call the Division with any questions at 302-577-6666 (Wilmington) or 302-424-8600 (Milford). Prior to purchasing on-line continuing education courses, please call the Division to learn about discounts on pre-approved on-line courses.

Information for Training Providers

  • Course templates submitted for approval must include a description of the course, measurable learning objectives, agenda with timeframes for classroom instruction only and post- test. For classroom courses, handouts or Power Point presentations must be submitted for review; accordingly, self-study packets must be uploaded into the CE Track for review as well.
  • Please allow 45 days for approval of course templates submitted.
  • Course material submitted for consideration cannot be greater than five years old.
  • Course materials must be within the scope of duty for CNAs.
  • Course material submitted must be written by a subject matter expert.
  • Course materials used cannot be a photocopy of a textbook, periodical or other published material without permission by the author or subscription by the publishing company as this is a violation of a federal law.
  • Training providers are required by regulation to enter attendance credits for their own employees.
  • Any training provider that opens their courses to the public are required to enter attendance credits for all certified nursing assistants attending.