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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Nurse Aide: Definition & Duties
Course SummaryBoost your confidence ahead of the Wisconsin Pearson CNA test with help from our informative course. You'll find all the topics you'll need to know for the exam covered in our video and text lessons, so you can work towards the very best score possible.
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About This Course
If you're preparing to take the Wisconsin Pearson CNA test, the lessons in this fun study guide course can help. All of our lessons are prepared by professional instructors who know the information you'll need to know on test day. To check your understanding as you work through the course, each lesson is accompanied by a multiple-choice quiz that helps you measure how well you've understood what you've just learned. If at any time you need help, reach out to an instructor for assistance. This course is designed to help you master the following topics:
- Understanding the role of the nurse aide
- Communication in nursing and patient rights
- Basic hygiene and safety for nurses
- Asepsis and infection control, plus patient injuries and infections
- Handling emergency situations in nursing, as well as emergency procedures and care
- Personal care for nurses
- Circulation, skin integrity and nutrition basics
- Electrolyte and fluid balance, plus rest and sleep
- Overview of elimination
- Mobility and assistive devices
- Psychosocial concerns and physical assessment techniques
- Physical impairments and understanding pain and pain management
- Mental health concepts, the aging process and end of life care
About the Exam
The Wisconsin Pearson CNA test is intended for candidates looking to earn nurse aide registration in Wisconsin. When you take the exam, you must pass both the written examination and skills examination portions. For the written examination, you may select from a written test consisting of 70 multiple-choice questions, or an oral exam made up of 60 multiple-choice and 10 reading comprehension questions. The oral examination is conducted on an MP3 player and is recommended for those with difficulty reading and understanding English. The skills examination portion of the test requires that you complete five randomly selected nursing skills in 30 minutes. In order to pass this portion of the test, you must successfully perform all five skills.
Wisconsin Pearson CNA Test Preparation & Registration
The lessons and quizzes found in this course can be accessed 24 hours a day on your mobile phone, tablet or computer for completely flexible and convenient study. Review an entire video lesson as a test prep exercise, or use the video tags to skip right to a specific topic. Our printable lesson transcripts highlight the key concepts in any lesson and make it easy to create helpful study guides you can use offline.
In order to become a certified nurse aide in Wisconsin, you must take the Wisconsin Pearson CNA test within one year of completing a Wisconsin-approved nurse training program. To register for the test, you must complete an Application for Competency Evaluation, which you may request from your nurse aide training program. All test-takers are also responsible to pay all associated registration and test fees. All test-takers are required to arrive 30 minutes before their scheduled test with their confirmation letter, two forms of identification, pencils, an eraser and a watch with a second hand. Please note no other materials will be allowed in the test-taking area.
Wisconsin Pearson CNA test is a registered trademark of Pearson Education Inc., which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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