Refresh Your Skills As A Certified Nursing Assistant

24 Hour In-service Continuing Education for NATCEP

Seminar Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this seminar, students will review the role of the nurse aide/assistant and will be given an overview of the curriculum in the state of Texas. This course is designed to offer a computer based training (CBT) to satisfy the 24 hour in-service education requirement, which is part of the Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) renewal process.

To meet the requirement of the documentation of the 24 hours of the on-line training will be tracked and documented to satisfy requirement for Texas by the following. In order to document a successful course completion, participants must print a copy of the course certificate at the end of the training and submit the certificate from the completed online course to Smithwood Medical Institute, LLC.

The student will also be required to submit the documentation of the quizzes completed with a 70% or above taken throughout the online course in order to meet the in-service requirement. Students will log on and off the site when working on the seminar modules. The amount of time each student spends on the seminar will be logged, accumulated, and totaled to document that the Texas 24 hour requirement is met.

Effective September 1, 2013 a nurse aide must complete at least 24 hours of in-service education every two years that includes training in geriatrics and the care of residents with dementia disorder, including Alzheimer’s disease in order to renew their certification (TAC; Title 40; Part 1; Chapter 94; Rule 94.9). Students will review the theory and practices of:

Introduction to Long Term Care

Personal Care Skills

Basic Nursing Skills

Restorative Services

Mental Health & Social Services Needs

Social Skills

Admission Prerequisite:

The seminar will serve as a continuing education requirement for certified nurse aides. Candidates must be a certified nurse aide and verify with submission of their license or Texas letter.

*Pre-registration with tuition is required. Log on to the website of the online campus to compete and submit registration and payment via the website.

Please click the link:

Admission Requirements for Seminar: Smithwood Medical Institute, LLC Nurse Aide Continuing Education is designed to meet the requirements for renewing active status on the Nurse Aide Registry. To renew active status on the Nurse Aide Registry, the following requirements must be met:

-The In-service training must be completed through a nursing facility or an approved NATCEP. Smithwood Medical Institute, LLC is an approved Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program.

-Submit Texas Employment Verification (Form 5509-NAR) and/or

-Submit CNA license

Seminar Schedule:
-Complete all modules within 30 days of registration

Seminar Process:

-Submit Texas Employment Verification (Form 5509-NAR)
-Log on to the online campus to register and submit payment
-Click on the link to register and complete the online course:
-Complete online course and all modules within 30 days of registration
-Must score a minimum of 70% for each module to receive credit
-Submit a copy of the learning certificate upon completion

Total Number of Lessons: 6 Modules

Main Skills to be Learned:

This seminar is intended to assist nurse aides in remaining current with their knowledge and skills, therefore will cover the following topics:

4 hours: Role of the Nurse Aide

4 hours: Physical Care Skills

4 hours: Psychosocial Care Skills

4 hours: Social Skills

4 hours: Geriatrics

4 hours: Care of residents with Dementia disorder, including Alzheimer’s disease and any other cognitive disorders/impairment


Upon successful completion of the seminar, participants will receive a certificate of completion. In order to document a successful course completion, participants must print a copy of the course certificate at the end of the training and keep the certificate for documentation purposes.

Is Smithwood Medical Institute Right for You? Take the “Smithwood Medical Institute Training Readiness” Quiz

This fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Smithwood Medical Institute score now.

Find out if a career as a Medical Assistant is right for you today.

About Us

At Smithwood Medical Institute, we are dedicated to providing you with the knowledge and hands-on training you need so you can start a successful career in healthcare.

Learn More


If you are ready to take the steps that will lead you to a rewarding healthcare career, you can apply online or in-person to Smithwood Medical Institute quickly and easily.

Learn More

Tuition Options

There are many students financing options available to you. Our financial department will help you apply for your payment plan options and determine what option you qualify for.

Learn More

Is a Rewarding Career in Healthcare Right for You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Healthcare and exploring whether Smithwood Medical Institute is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call 713-975-0971