Choose Your Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Practice Test

Our health care needs more certified nursing assistants. Get ready for your 2017 CNA test using the same kind of questions you’ll be answering when you take the real written examination. More effective than traditional CNA training programs!

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  • Free, Unlimited CNA Test Practice

    More effective than traditional CNA classes! Every practice test on this website is free, and you can study at your own pace. We'll shuffle the questions every time you restart a test.

  • No Registration or Login Required

    Your test progress is saved without an account, even if you close your browser. No usernames or passwords to remember - just frictionless CNA training.

  • Exam Mode - Just Like the Real Test

    See if you're ready for the real thing with the CNA Test Simulator. Same number of questions presented the same way as the Nurse Aide exam.

Scientifically proven

Research1 shows that studying in the same way that you’ll be tested can increase your self-assurance, as well as your ability to focus on the test questions. We’ve designed our website training course to duplicate the exam experience, so it becomes familiar. Our CNA practice tests cover all the patient care topics and personal care skills that are taught in traditional nursing programs and included in the official exam - without any classroom instruction.

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  • Exam experience, duplicated

    Our CNA Certification Exam Simulator is an effective way to practice for the actual exam.

  • Same number

    The Exam Simulator has the same number of questions that you’ll have on the test. No surprizes on the practical exam, either.

  • Same kind

    We’ve also made sure that the questions are the same kind — in fact, some are identical!

  • Detailed rationales

    If you get a question wrong, you’ll get an in-depth explanation of the answer.

  • Meet CNA.plus

    • How it works

      Our CNA practice tests have the same kind of questions you've been taught when you took CNA classes - and the same ones you’ll be answering when you take the real written examination. All test questions are based on current course materials, including the 2017 National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP®), which is the written test that most states use. Some of our questions are even identical to those that you’ll see on the state exam.

    • How to study

      Choose one of the specific tests below to focus on topics you learned in your CNA course. When you’re ready, try our CNA Certification Exam Simulator. It is designed to train students for the official exam, so it has the same number of questions, presented in the same way as the actual Nurse Aide exam administered at all test centers by one of the two major companies that do the CNA tests. Those companies are Pearson VUE and Prometric. Start right now!

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Total confidence. This is what you get.

You’ve finished your CNA course (or some other nursing assistant training program) and now it’s time to prepare for your certification exam. You may have heard that the examination is challenging. Maybe you’re even a little worried about passing. Wouldn’t it be great if you could be totally confident when you walk in to take the test? With our help, you can!

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Select your CNA Practice Test:

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  • “Thank you so much for creating these tests. They are wonderful and will help my students be able to pass their CNA exam in a couple of weeks!”

    Karen Worrell
    Karen Worrell Health Technology Teacher at Cape Cod Regional Technical High School
  • “This site helped me so much. I was super nervous about taking my CNA state exam. So when I passed yesterday, I was ecstatic and couldn’t help but tell like everyone I knew.”

    Frank Gehry
    Angela Hinz Florida

CNA Certification Test Tips

Written CNA Exam tips and tricks from an experienced certified nursing assistant.

The CNA written exam includes seventy (70) multiple-choice questions. Ten of these questions are non-scored pre-test questions. There will be questions in the following categories: promotion of function and health of residents (health maintenance, psychosocial needs, personal care), role of the nurse aide (communication skills, personal responsibilities, roles of team members), basic nursing care the nurse aide provides (acute emergencies, routine needs, etc.), promotion of safety (comfort and safety, infection prevention, common injuries), specific care provided for residents with changes in health (care of the dying resident, physical and psychological problems). The time allotted to take the test is two hours. The CNA Plus Academy is designed to help you pass your Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) test with little or no classroom instruction involved. The site provides free practice tests that simulate the official exam. All test questions are based on the 2017 National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP®), which is the written test that most states use. Copyright © 2017 CNA.plus. All rights reserved.

Annual 2017 CNA Plus Academy Senior Care Award

Encouraging creative thinking and rewarding new ideas to save lives.

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Congratulations to the winner of the 2016 $2,000 Scholarship!

Macy Crabtree, PAL CNA, Little Rock, Arkansas
Macy’s video entry can be seen here. Our many thanks to all of you for your efforts to promote better senior care – keep up the great work! The 2017 Award is now open, so start thinking about your entries for this year and get your videos ready!

The world needs more amazing CNAs. CNA Plus is proud to announce our 2017 awards for newly certified Nursing Assistants. Four one-time $500 awards are being offered to celebrate new CNAs’ commitment to providing care and improving people’s lives.

How to Enter

To be eligible for the Award, candidates will create a 2-minute video on the topic of the importance of senior assistance and post it online (YouTube or Vimeo are preferred). The candidates will send the link using the 'Apply now' button above. The video will not be used for any purposes other than selecting the winner and should answer the following question: “Senior care of the future: what can we do to provide better care to our senior citizens?”

Eligibility Criteria

  • - Applicants are required to complete and pass a state-approved CNA training/certification program by December 2017,
  • - be employed by a nursing home, assisted living facility, hospital or other healthcare institutions,
  • - meet their current employer’s performance expectations,
  • - be a US resident and over the age of 18.

Award Amount

4 x $500

Ready to Apply?

Click the 'Apply now' button above to submit the link to your video. Competition ends December 31, 2017. A winner will be selected by the board from the list of all eligible candidates. The winner will be announced Feb 1, 2018.

"Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think."

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