Iowa Caregivers Association
Bringing a voice and face to direct care workers such as certified nursing assistants and home care aides. Increasing awareness about direct care workforce issues and increasing the number of direct care workers who have access to ICA ROC (The Iowa CareGivers Association Direct Care Worker Resource and Outreach Center) programs, information, and services.
Iowa Community College Nurse Aide classes and testing dates.
Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA)
Regulates the CNA program and enforces criminal abuse background checks. Regulations can be found on their website.
DMACC Continuing Education Program
Classes designed to meet the continuing education needs of the health care provider working in long term care for certification and/or re-licensure. Provides Direct Care Workers Registry Testing (Nurse aide comp and skills testing).