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How do I become a CNA?

An individual that completed a training program:

Student Nurse:

  • Be currently enrolled in a nursing program
  • Successfully completed Fundamentals of Nursing or equivalent course with a “C” or better grade
  • Successfully complete the competency evaluation written examination.
  • Start your application now!

Graduate Nurse, has not taken Boards:

  • Be a recent graduate of nursing school within the past 2 years, that has not taken the Boards yet.
  • Successfully completed Fundamentals of Nursing or equivalent course with a “C” or better grade.
  • Successfully complete the competency evaluation written examination.
  • Start your application now!

Graduate Nurse, did not pass Boards:

  • Be a recent graduate of nursing school within the past 2 years that did not pass the Boards.
  • Successfully completed Fundamentals of Nursing or equivalent course with a “C” or better grade.
  • Successfully complete both the written and skills competency evaluation.
  • Start your application now!

Nurse Aide certified in another state:

  • Be current and in good standing, with no verified complaints, as a CNA in another state.
  • Successfully complete the Nurse Aide Training Competency Evaluation written examination.
  • Start your application now!