Can I take the test without retaking the class?

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asked in Certification by Stephanie B.
I went through nursing assistant training in 2008. I successfully passed, but did not immediately seek licensing due to the lack of requirement by my employer. I have worked in assisted living facilities since, and now I would like to take the test and become certified. Am I able to take the test in Wisconsin without retaking the class if more than two years have lapsed?

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answered by Kayla Parker
According to the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry, an individual must pass both parts of the CNA exam within one year of CNA program completion in order to obtain certification. If you did not take the exam, or failed to pass it within one year of graduation, you must complete another training class to qualify again for testing. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services advises that you should contact the American Red Cross toll-free at 866-257-5424 to learn more about nurse aide testing requirements.