Wisconsin Nurse Aide Competency Testing Frequently Asked Questions
The Department of Health Services has one state-administered competency test, as allowed under federal law, to ensure a neutral and objective nurse aide testing
The Department contracts with Pearson Vue to deliver Wisconsin’s
Nurse Aide Competency Testing services.
The DHS liaison with Pearson Vue and American Red Cross of the
Susquehanna Valley (ARCSV) is the Office
of Caregiver Quality, Department of Health Services, Division of Quality Assurance,
PO Box 2969, Madison, WI 53701-2969, (608) 261-8319.
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Nurse Aide Competency Testing
Who do I contact to learn about nurse aide
How do I get an application to
How can I prepare for the Nurse Aide Competency Test?
How do I get a Nurse Aide Candidate
How do I complete section 5 of the Application for Competency
Evaluation, that asks for my training program number?
Where do I find the Regional Test Site codes and city
How do I schedule an
Do I have to submit the fee with the
Can I submit a voucher?
Is the exam offered in another language besides
I have a disability. How do I request special accommodations to
my testing due to my disability?
How will I know where and when the exam will
How do I cancel a scheduled
I missed my scheduled exam. Do I have to pay
again to schedule
Can I work as a nurse aide before I take the competency test?
What is included on the nurse aide competency test?
Will I be using a mannequin for the Skills Evaluation?
What if I made a mistake during the Skills Evaluation?
How will I know if I passed the competency
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September 11, 2012