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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Nurse Aide: Definition & Duties
Course SummaryLet us help you get ready to take the North Carolina Pearson CNA test with this engaging and easy-to-use study guide course. All the subjects you'll find on the exam are covered in these video and text lessons, so you can feel confident you'll be fully prepared on test day.
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About This Course
Our engaging test practice course is a great way to prepare for the North Carolina Pearson CNA test. Each one of our video and text lessons covers a different topic that you'll find on the exam and is followed by a short, multiple-choice quiz that can help you test your understanding. You can watch an entire video lesson or just skip ahead to a specific section that you'd like to see using the video tabs feature. Professional instructors have created these lessons and are available if you need assistance as you work through the chapter. This fun course helps you understand the following topics:
- The role of nurse aides and the importance of nursing communication
- Patient rights and safety for nurses
- Basic hygiene, plus infection and asepsis control
- Patient injuries and infections and emergency care, situations and procedures
- Personal care and skin integrity and circulation concerns
- Nutrition basics and understanding electrolyte and fluid balance
- Understanding sleep, rest and elimination
- Assistive devices and mobility
- Psychosocial concerns for nurses
- Physical assessment techniques and physical impairments
- Pain management and understanding pain
- Mental health
- End of life care and the aging process
About the Exam
Candidates who want to earn a Nurse Aide I certification in North Carolina must pass the North Carolina Pearson CNA test. The test is made up of two parts, including a written examination and a skills examination. For the written examination, candidates may choose from a written examination given in English or an oral examination given in English or Spanish. For the written examination portion of the test, you are presented with 70 multiple-choice questions to answer on a variety of nursing subjects. The oral examination is provided on an MP3 player and consists of 60 multiple-choice questions and 10 multiple-choice reading comprehension questions. In the skills examination portion of the exam, you will be asked to complete five randomly-selected nurse aide skills. You have 30 minutes to complete this section of the exam and must complete all five skills satisfactorily in order to to pass this portion of the test.
North Carolina Pearson CNA Exam Preparation & Registration
This helpful and mobile-friendly study guide offers you a multitude of ways to quickly and easily study for the North Carolina Pearson CNA exam. Our video and text lessons cover topics such as basic hygiene, psychosocial concerns, physical assessment techniques, end of life care, and many other subjects you'll need to know in order to pass the test. You can access these lessons on your mobile phone, tablet or computer at any time. If any of the subjects are confusing, feel free to reach out to a professional instructor for assistance.
Test candidates must have completed a North Carolina-approved educational program and apply to take the North Carolina Pearson CNA exam within two years of completing of this program. In order to take the test, candidates should apply online and pay all the appropriate examination fees. On test day, all test-takers must arrive 30 minutes early and bring two forms of identification, three #2 pencils, an eraser, a watch with a second hand and a self-addressed, stamped envelope if they wish to have their score report mailed to them.
North Carolina Pearson CNA test is a registered trademark of Pearson Education Inc., which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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