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Certified National Nursing Assistant Week

Certified National Nursing Assistant Week

National Career Nursing Assistant Week

June 9th – 16th is National Career Nursing Assistant Week.  BOOST would like to take this time to recognize all of the women and men who commit themselves to patient-centered care by providing critical direct services to

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How to prepare for the Nursing Assistant Certification

How to prepare for the Nursing Assistant Certification

As a college student, earning a nursing assistant certification opens a lot of opportunities as a new professional in the medical field. Students who have completed the nursing assistant course should plan to take their board exam within a few weeks of completing the course but no longer than a month of completing the course to successfully pass the board exam. If a student prolongs taking the exam, it may become difficult to pass the written, oral, and skill component due to information not being retained.

In order to receive the official certification, students must complete the North Carolina Nurse Aide I written (oral) examination and skills evaluation. Students are encouraged to obtain a copy in print or online of the North Carolina Nurse Aide I examination and skills evaluation. Read the manual carefully and pay close attention to any information in bold print which may highlight key information to focus on during your studies.

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