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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Nurse Aide: Definition & Duties
Course SummaryLet us help you get ready to take the Vermont Pearson CNA certification exam with this informative study guide course. Our video and text lessons walk you through all the topics you'll find on the test, while our multiple-choice quizzes help you see how well you'll do on exam day.
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About This Course
The self-paced text and video lessons in this course clearly outline all the topics you'll find on the Vermont Pearson CNA exam. Lesson quizzes and chapter exams help you test your knowledge and identify any areas that need further study before you take the exam. Going back to review information in a video lesson is easy using the video tabs feature in the Timeline. You can make offline study guides using our printable lesson transcripts, which highlight key terms and concepts for your quick review. This course helps prepare you to answer exam questions about the following subjects:
- Nurse aides' roles and nursing communication
- Understanding patient rights
- Safety and basic hygiene for nurses
- Infection and asepsis control, plus patient injuries and infections
- Emergency situations, emergency care and procedures in nursing
- Personal care, circulation and skin integrity concerns
- Nutrition basics, plus fluid and electrolyte balance
- Rest, sleep and elimination for nurses
- Assistive mobility and devices
- Psychosocial concerns for nurses
- Physical assessment techniques, physical impairments and mental health concepts
- Pain management and understanding pain
- The aging process and end of life care
About the Exam
The Vermont Pearson CNA test is offered to those seeking Nursing Assistant licensure in the state of Vermont. There are two parts to the exam, including the skills evaluation and the written evaluation. Test takers may choose between either a written or oral evaluation for the written portion of the test. Those who choose the written examination will answer 70 multiple-choice questions provided in English. The oral examination is made up of 60 multiple-choice questions and 10 multiple-choice reading comprehension questions that are played on an MP3 player. For the skills evaluation, you will be given 30 minutes to perform five randomly-selected nursing assistant skills. In order to pass this portion of the test, you must successfully perform all five of these skills.
Vermont Pearson CNA Test Preparation & Registration
This study guide course has been designed by professional instructors to provide you with accurate, thorough information you can use to study for this exam. Our lessons cover hygiene, safety, infection control and the importance of nursing communication in an easy-to-use, mobile-friendly format. You can access these learning materials on any mobile phone, tablet or computer for easy studying. If you have questions at any time or need clarification, contact an instructor for help.
In order to take the Vermont Pearson CNA exam, you must complete an application form and pay the appropriate fee. All prospective applicants are encouraged to the Pearson website for specific information about this year's fee schedule and application deadlines. All applicants must take the exam within two years of completing a Vermont Board of Nursing-approved education program. Test takers must arrive 30 minutes early for their examinations with two forms of identification, three #2 pencils, an eraser and a watch with a second hand.
Vermont Pearson CNA test is a registered trademark of Pearson Education Inc., which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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