I took the written or practicum CNA exam and failed. May I retake the CNA exam?

If you took the full course and failed either the written portion or the practicum portion of the exam, you may retake the failed portion up to two (2) additional times within 90-days of the first failure. If you do not retake the test within 90-days you must retake the course.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

  1. I challenged the Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) exam and failed. What do I do?
  2. I took the written or practicum CNA exam and failed. May I retake the CNA exam?
  3. The facility where I work lost their ability to offer CNA, but there was a class in progress at the time. What happens to the students?
  4. I took the CNA exam several months ago, but I'm not on the CNA registry. What do I do?
  5. I completed my CNA course but didn't take the exam. May I do that now?
  6. How do I transfer my out-of-state CNA certification to Missouri?
  7. The registry says I'm an inactive CNA, but I've been working.
  8. Where can I take the CNA exam?
  9. What are the qualifications to get into a CNA class?
  10. From hire date, how long may I work in a certified facility without being a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)?
  11. I am an uncertified nurse assistant. Which nursing services may I provide while in training?
  12. Is it possible for me to challenge or take the Missouri CNA examination without taking the class?
  13. I am a nursing student may I be a Certified Nurse Assistant?
  14. If a CNA student has finished all theory classes and on-the-job training but gets fired or leaves employment before the test date are they entitled to a copy of their Appendix A-B?
  15. I was dismissed or left my place of employment prior to completing the CNA course, do I have to start the course over?
  16. When does my CNA license expire?
  17. How do I keep my CNA license active?
  18. The register says my CNA license is inactive, how do I get it back to active status?
  19. Is it required for me to have twelve (12) hours of in-service each year in order to keep my CNA license active?
  20. What is the difference between my CNA certificate being inactive and expired?
  21. I have been doing private duty work, will this count toward keeping my CNA certificate active?
  22. May I be hired by a facility as a nurse assistant without being certified on the Missouri register?
  23. I don't read very well, may the CNA examiner read the examination to me?
  24. If a student fails the CNA examination may that student be retested the same day?
  25. I received a letter of approval to challenge the CNA examination but have lost it, where may I get a copy?

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