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About This Course
Our engaging course is designed to prepare you for the District of Columbia Pearson CNA exam by covering all the topics you'd expect to find on the test. Our video and text lessons are short, easy to follow and accompanied by multiple-choice quizzes that help you gauge your comprehension level. If you need to go back and review any of the topics in a video lesson, you can use the video tabs feature to skip directly to the section you need. Once you complete this chapter, you should understand these topics:
- The nurse aide's role and communication in nursing
- Patient rights and safety for nurses
- Basic hygiene and infection/asepsis control
- Patient injuries and infections
- Emergency situations, procedures and care
- Personal care for nurses
- Circulation and skin integrity concerns
- Fluid and electrolyte balance and nutrition basics
- Rest, sleep and elimination for nurses
- Assistive devices and mobility
- Psychosocial concerns for nurses
- Physical assessment techniques and physical impairments
- Mental health concepts, pain and pain management
- The aging process and end of life care
About the Exam
Prospective nurse assistants who are looking to become certified in the District of Columbia must take the District of Columbia Pearson CNA exam. This test is made up of two parts, including your choice of a written or oral examination for part one and a skills examination for part two. The written exam consists of 70 multiple-choice nursing questions written in English. For the oral examination, candidates may choose from a Spanish or English oral exam made up of 60 multiple-choice questions and 10 reading/English comprehension questions. The skills examination asks you to successfully complete five randomly selected nursing assistant skills in 25 minutes. In order to pass the test, both the written (or oral) exam and the skills exam must be passed successfully.
District of Columbia Pearson CNA Exam Preparation & Registration
Our learning materials are designed to help make preparations for the District of Columbia Pearson CNA exam simple, straightforward and enjoyable. The printable lesson transcripts make handy offline study guides that focus on key terms and concepts. All of our materials are available to study 24 hours a day on your mobile phone, tablet or computer. If you need any assistance along the way, feel free to reach out to an instructor for help.
If you're ready to take the District of Columbia Pearson CNA exam, you must register online and pay all of the required and non-refundable fees. On exam day, all candidates must arrive 30 minutes before their scheduled test time with two forms of signature identification, one of which must have their photo, three No. 2 pencils, an eraser and your Social Security Number.
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