To become a certified CNA in Rhode Island you must pass the National Nurse Aid Assessment Program exam (NNAAP®). This exam has two parts: the Written (or Oral) Exam and the Skills Exam, both exams are given on the same day through CCRI. The purpose of the NNAAP® Exam is to make sure you understand and can safely perform the job of an entry-level nursing assistant.
The RI Nurse Aide Candidate Handbook provides detailed information about eligibility, exam application scheduling, cancellation and rescheduling, exam day, Written (or Oral) Exams, skills evaluation, sample questions, score reporting, and the grievance policy.
To register for this test you must have either:
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