Who is eligible for Certification by Endorsement?

An individual is eligible for certification by endorsement if he/she:

• Provides proof of completing one of the following:

  1. A copy of the “certificate of completion” of a nursing assistant program approved by Arizona State Board of Nursing (or
    letter from the program) OR
  2. Proof of completing a 120 hour nursing assistant program approved by another state / territory OR
  3. Proof of completing a 75 hour nursing assistant program approved by another state / territory AND
    Proof of working as a nursing assistant for an additional 45 hours OR
  4. Proof of graduation from an approved RN or LPN program or holds a valid RN/LPN license or meets educational requirements for RN/LPN licensure in Arizona

• Is active on a nursing assistant register in another state AND meets one of the following:

  1. Is currently working in nursing doing nursing assistant activities even if the job description or title does not say certified
    nursing assistant OR
  2. Has worked as a nursing assistant for at least 160 hours within the past 2 years OR
  3. Has completed a nursing assistant training program and passed the required exam within the past 2 years
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DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

Statement of locations where all notices of the meetings of the Arizona State Board of Nursing will be posted.

Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02(A)(1)(a), the Arizona State Board of Nursing will post all notices of the meetings of the Arizona State Board of Nursing Meetings and any of its committees and subcommittees on the Board's website at www.azbn.gov. Notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda or information concerning the manner in which the public may obtain an agenda for the meeting.

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