Prometric CNA Florida Test

Despite what you think, the Prometric CNA Florida Test is easy to pass! Regardless of where you receive your CNA Training you must take the Florida CNA Test with Prometric to become a licensed CNA. Here is everything you need to know about the Florida CNA Test!

Requirements to Become a Florida CNA

To take the Florida CNA Test please make sure you meet the requirements:

  • No high school diploma/GED, if you are at least 18 years old.
  • If under 18 years old, must have a high school diploma/GED.
  • Must be eligible to pass a level 2 background check.

How to Apply for the Florida CNA Test

What to Expect on The Florida CNA Test

For the purpose of unecpected circumstanccs , you should arrive at least 30 minutes before your scheduled exam appointment. Also, you must bring your admissions letter along with 2 forms of ID.

Although scrubs are not required, it is recommended that you wear them along with closed toe shoes.

Clinical Skills Test

Demonstration of 5 Clinical Skills

You will have 31-40 minutes to complete it.

The clinical skills for the CNA test are assigned randomly by a computer on test day.

You are assigned a partner to play the role of the resident for certain skills.

Other skills will be performed on a manikin.

To pass the clinical skills exam, you must pass all five skills.

During the clinical skills exam, two nurse evaluators, that  are licensed registered nurses observe you.

The rules for the Clinical Skills Test allow you to make corrections while performing a skill. 

 The nurses who administer the Clinical Skills test are not permitted to teach, coach, or discuss your results or performance with you.

Written Test

60 Multiple Choice Questions

You will have 90 minutes to complete it.

Topics Covered on the Written Test include:

Role of the Nurse Aide

Promotion of Safety

Promotion of Function and Health of Residents

Basic Nursing Care Provided by the Nurse Aide

Providing Specialized Care for Residents with Changes in Health

List of Clinical Skills for the Florida CNA Test

In addition to hand washing and indirect care, you must perform 3 of the skills listed below. The clinical skills for the test are assigned randomly by a computer on test day. Also, you are assigned a partner to play the role of the resident for certain skills, other skills are performed on a manikin.

  • Ambulate the resident using a transfer/gait belt
  • Assist resident needing to use a bedpan
  • Change bed linen while the resident remains in bed
  • Change resident’s position to a supported side-lying position
  • Dress a resident who has a weak arm
  • Empty contents of resident’s urinary drainage bag, and measure and record urine output on an Intake and Output (I&O) form
  • Feed a resident who is sitting in a chair
  • Measure and record a resident’s radial pulse
  • Measure and record a resident’s respirations
  • Provide catheter care to a female resident who has an indwelling urinary catheter
  • Provide foot care to a resident who is sitting in a chair
  • Provide mouth care to a resident who has a denture
  • Provide mouth care to a resident who has teeth
  • Provide perineal care to a female resident who is incontinent of urine
  • Provide resident hand and nail care
  • Provide resident a partial bed bath and back rub
  • Provide resident with passive range of motion (ROM) exercises to one elbow and wrist
  • Provide resident with passive range of motion (ROM) exercises to one shoulder
  • Provide resident with passive range of motion (ROM) exercises to one hip, knee and ankle
  • Transfer the resident from the bed into a wheelchair using a pivot technique and a transfer/gait belt

Exam Results

You will receive your test results the same day of the exam, prior to leaving.

Successful

After you pass both parts of your exam, your scores will be sent to the Board of Nursing. Once the Board of Nursing has received your score information, your CNA Certificate will be mailed to you. Your official results will also be listed on the CNA Registry.  It takes approximately one week from the day you test for your scores to be sent from Prometric to the Board of Nursing. It can take four weeks for the Florida Board of Nursing to issue and mail out your certificate.

Unsuccessful

If you fail a test, you will be given an score report at the test site on the day of testing. Results will be reported to the Florida Board of Nursing. If you want to retake a test you failed, you must wait at least 30 days before you can test again. You will also need to complete and submit another application form and appropriate fees. If you do not pass both your Written and Clinical Skills tests within three attempts and two years, you will be unable to test again until you have completed a minimum of 120 hours of training in a state-approved training program. If you do not pass both parts of your exam within two years of taking your first exam part, your results become invalid. You will need to retake both the Written and Clinical Skills tests, regardless of past scores.

Contact Information

For information or assistance related to the Florida CNA test, please contact Prometric.

For information related to your CNA license, please contact the Florida Board of Nursing.

Prometric
FL Nurse Aide
7941 Corporate Dr.
Nottingham MD 21236
Phone: 888.277.3500

www.prometric.com

 

Department of Health
Florida Board of Nursing
4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin C-02
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3252
Phone: (850) 488-0595

www.floridasnursing.gov

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