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Become a CNA in District of Columbia

How to Become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Washington, DC

Becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the District of Columbia requires that an individual be properly trained, tested, and licensed by the District of Columbia Health Regulation and Licensing Administration.

The District of Columbia CNA certification process includes the following:

  • Education. Students must have successfully completed a D.C. Department of Long Term Care-approved nurse aide training program within the last 24 months. A photocopy of the nurse aide training completion certificate, issued within the last twenty-four (24) months by an approved D.C. nurse aide training program must be included with the application.

  • Students must have completed an equivalent practical nursing or registered nursing Fundamentals of Nursing course with a clinical component within the United States.  A photocopy of the official school transcript must accompany an application.
  • Complete a minimum of seven hours of training regarding the transmission and prevention of HIV/AIDS.
  • Testing. Students must pass a competency examination given by Pearson Vue, which consists of a written and skills evaluation.
  • Application.  Submit an application, along with education credentials and a fingerprint card that may be obtained from your local law enforcement center, to:

DC Department of Health Regulation Administration
825 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002


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