COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation:

Testing candidates: Check our COVID-19 Update Page to look for testing availability and review the health and safety measures required for testing.

Appointment availability is limited due to social distancing precautions and varies by location. Please note that our customer service wait-times are also longer than usual right now. For information on rescheduling, refunds, and more, please check out our FAQs.

Washington Nurse Aides

Washington Nurse Aides

Effective immediately, we are suspending CNA written and skill exam administration due to concerns around the COVID-19 virus. We will re-start operations as soon as possible, please check back often for updated information.

Announcement

Effective September 3, 2019 score reports will be provided online and will no longer be handed out at the test center. To access your score report, please log into your PCM account.

Score reports are generally available within 24 hours after a testing event is completed for the day. Click here for printable instructions.

Steps to enroll on the Washington Nurse Aides

The following are the steps in the process of enrollment onto the Washington Nurse Aides Registry. Steps that require action by you are indicated by a symbol.

1

Complete training program

Student must complete the state approved training program.

If you did not complete a Washington state-approved training but wish to test, Please review the Washington Nurse Aide candidate handbook or visit the Washington website.

2

Roster uploaded

Your training provider will upload a roster of students who have successfully completed the training program. Ask your training provider when this will be uploaded.

3

Email received

You will receive account activation instructions at the address you provided your training provider. If you do not receive an email, please check your spam or bulk email folder.

If your notification is not in your junk or spam folder or you have not accessed your account within the alloted time period, please review "Account Recovery" process in the Step by Step Candidate Guide (PDF)

 

The link provided in the activation email can only be clicked once. You must activate your account before the expiration date listed in the email.

4

Activate your account and schedule your test

Use the link in your activation email to start this process. (Referenced in step 3, above.)

We recommend you read the Step by step Candidate Guide (PDF) before you begin this process. If you have already activated your account, log in to schedule a test or change your testing appointment.

After your test

Information you may need after taking your test.

Find test information and download handbooks/applications/forms from this page.


More information

Click on the sections below for more information.

Last updated 2020-03-16