School of Nursing

Maine CNA Registry Information

Halfway through NUR 323/325, University of Southern Maine (USM) nursing students are eligible to become certified as a nursing assistant (CNA) in the state of Maine. Please follow these steps to complete the process:

  1. Print the Mid-Semester Clinical Validation Form for CNA Registry. This form can be found in Documents and Forms.
    • Give the form to your NUR 325 or NUR 542 clinical instructor to complete.
    • Return the form to the Coordinator of Nursing Student Services.
    • If you are passing NUR 325/NUR 542, the Coordinator of Nursing Student Services will write a letter for you to include with your application to the CNA Registry.
  2. Print the Maine CNA Registry Form from the Maine State Board of Nursing website.
  3. Gather your documentation:
    • Copy of your Social Security card.
    • Copy of your driver's license or passport.
    • Letter from Coordinator of Nursing Student Services.
    • Copy of your criminal background check report.
  4. Complete the Maine CNA Registry Form
  5. Submit all documentation to the address on the Maine CNA Registry Form.

Questions?

Contact the Coordinator of Nursing Student Services.