Nursing Aides

SOC Code: 31-1012

Entry Salary
Average Salary

Job Description
Nursing Aides, under the supervision of a licensed nurse, may perform delegated tasks including basic nursing skills, personal care skills, basic restorative skills, using communication skills and nursing team member skills, for clients in hospitals and Nursing Homes.

1.  At least 16 years of age.
2.  Minimum of 75 hours of approved Nurse Aide training course work.
3.  Pass the Nursing Aide Competency Evaluation Program (NACEP) Examination.

Convicted of any act of sexual molestation.
All applications are reviewed by the State Board for additional restrictions.

School Located in Wyoming
Most Wyoming Community Colleges and Local Nursing Homes can provide the necessary training.

All Nursing Aides in Wyoming must be certified by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing.

Examinations are given one Saturday each month at the Community Colleges throughout the State. It may not be given at all the Community Colleges every month. Contact the Wyoming State Board of Nursing for more details.
Certification by Endorsement $ 60.00
Certification by Examination $ 60.00
Examination $ 90.00
Bi-Annual Renewal $ 50.00
Background Check $ 60.00

Licensing Agency
Wyoming State Board of Nursing
1810 Pioneer Avenue
Cheyenne, Wyoming  82001
Phone: (307) 777-7601

Additional Sources of Information
Occupational Outlook Handbook:
"Nursing Aides and Psychiatric Aides"

Wages Last Updated June 2008

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