Who maintains the CNA registry in Utah?
Utah Nursing Assistant Registry
450 Simmons Way #700
Kaysville, UT 84037
The Utah Nursing Assistant Registry (UNAR) is responsible for maintaining the state’s CNA registry. To keep the registry up-to-date, UNAR designates Testmaster Universe (TMU) as the software provider for managing and administering the certification exams in Utah.
CNA License Requirements in Utah
In order to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the state of Utah, you must complete an approved training program and pass the CNA competency exam.
The training program must be at least 100 hours long and cover topics such as basic nursing skills, communication, patient care, and safety. Once you have completed the training program, you can apply to take the board exam. The exam is administered by TMU and consists of 75 multiple choice questions and 5 randomly selected clinical task. You must score at least 75% to pass.
How to Verify CNA License in Utah?
If you are looking to verify a CNA license in Utah, there is an easy online process that can be completed. The first step is to visit the Testmaster Universe (TMU) website. Once on the website, select “Utah Registry Search” from the menu on the left side of the page. This will open a new page where you can search for the license by name or license number. If you have any questions about how to use this service, there is a help guide available on the website.
How to Renew CNA License In Utah?
As a CNA in Utah, you’re required to renew your license every two years. In order to renew, you must have completed 200 hours of paid services as a CNA within the previous two years. Renewal application is available on the TMU portal before 90 days prior to your license expiration date. You’ll need to provide proof of completion of the required number of hours, as well as might have to pay the renewal fee. For more information on renewal, visit here.
Reinstatement CNA License in Utah
If you have allowed your CNA license to lapse for more than 12 months, you will need to retrain and retest. However, if your license has lapsed for more than 6 months but less than 12, you will only need to retest the competency exam. If your license is currently active but you have not completed your renewal requirements, you will need to retest as well. If you are a CNA with an expired certificate from another state, you must retrain and retest to regain your Utah CNA license.
Transferring a Out of State CNA License to Utah
If you are a CNA in another state, you may be able to transfer your certification to Utah by reciprocity. To qualify for reciprocity, your CNA certification must be in good standing and you must meet all of Utah’s requirements for certification.
To apply for reciprocity in Utah, you will need to submit an application to the Utah Nursing Assistant Registry UNAR. The application will require proof of your CNA certification, as well as your criminal history and driver’s license. You also need to pay a $50 fee to process the application.
If your application is approved, you will be issued a CNA license from the state of Utah.