What are the qualifications to get into a CNA class?

The qualifications are:

•  18 years of age unless enrolled in a high school health occupation class.

•  Not listed on Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services employee disqualification list (EDL).

•  Not found guilty to certain classifications (see regulations for detail).

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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