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Registration Forms/Candidate Handbook - To obtain registration forms to take the state Nurse Aide Competency Exam or to request a candidate handbook that provides information about the state exam, see contact information below. You may also use the Pearson VUE Web site at www.pearsonvue.com and click on Pennsylvania Nurse Aides.

Practice Written Examination - A copy of the Nurse Aide Practice Written Examination can be obtained by going to the Pearson VUE's Web site at www.pearsonvue.com and click on Pennsylvania Nurse Aides.

Cancel a Scheduled Examination - To cancel a scheduled examination, see contact information below.

Special Accommodations for Examinations - To arrange special accommodations, see the Candidate Handbook or see contact information below.

Changing Name and/or Address Prior to the Examination - To change your current name and/or address prior to the examination, see the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Candidate Handbook. A handbook may be downloaded from the Pearson VUE Web site at www.pearsonvue.com and click on Pennsylvania Nurse Aides or see contact information below.

Request Duplicate Score Report - To request a duplicate Score Report, see Appendix A of the Candidate Handbook. A handbook may be downloaded from the Pearson VUE Web site at www.pearsonvue.com and click Pennsylvania Nurse Aides or see contact information below.

Appeal Process - If you think you have been unfairly evaluated on the State Nurse Aide Competency Exam, see contact information below and request a Grievance Form.

For additional information concerning registration, scheduling, or administering the Nurse Aide Examination, please contact:

American Red Cross
Competency Evaluation Program
1804 North Sixth Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
800.795.2350


For additional information, please contact:

Arthur Richardson | Clerk Typist
Pennsylvania Department of Education - Bureau of Career and Technical Education
333 Market Street | Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Phone: 717.772.0814 | Fax: 717.783.6672
arichardso@pa.gov | www.education.state.pa.us