CNA Certification Connecticut has few requirements that are needed to be completed and they include completion of Certified Nurse Aide Training program and obtain Certification by clearing competency evaluation exam. The Connecticut Dept. of Public Health, Bureau of Healthcare Systems, and Division of Health Systems Regulation, regulate and maintain CT Nurse Aide Programs and state certification exam.
CNA Training Program:
Any individual enrolling for training program in CT, must complete state and federal approved minimum 100 hours, classroom/lab and clinical hands on training, under the supervision of a RN/LPN. The Connecticut Dept. of Public Health, Bureau of Healthcare Systems, and Division of Health Systems Regulation maintain Connecticut has the responsibility to approve Nurse Aide Programs offered by schools, colleges, technical institutes and trade schools through out the state.
The students are instructed on basic nursing skills that are essential to offer safe, quality and competent care to residents in hospitals and long term care units and nursing homes.
A student can also attend Free Training, American Red Cross Classes and Online classes for Certification programs.
The successful completion of a training program allows a student to sit for the CT Certified Nurse Aide Examination to earn CNA Certification Connecticut.
CT CNA Certification Exam
CT Dept. of Public Health, Bureau of Healthcare Systems, and Division of Health Systems Regulation has partnered with Prometric to develop, manage, regulate and administer the CT CNA Certification Exam
Exam consists of two separate segments including:
- Written/Oral Multi choice Test
- Clinical Skill Test
Written/Oral Test features 55 multiple choice questions based on classroom course instruction and they must be completed within 2 hours.
Clinical Test requires demonstration of 5 skills, within 35 minutes on a live model or dummy.
The passing of certification exam earns a student CNA Certification and listing with CT Nurse Aide Registry.