CNA certification is an exam-based, voluntary credential reserved for registered nurses who meet specific nursing practice, continuous learning and testing requirements. The CNA certification specialty/area of nursing practice exams are administered annually. Candidates who are deemed eligible to write the certification exam will be given a link to the online exam prep resources for their nursing specialty/area of nursing practice.
All inquiries about the processing of your application, changes to your contact information, verification of status, withdrawal, or refunds can be handled by the CNA Certification Program Processing Centre at 1-800-450-5206. Changes to contact information can also be e-mailed to CNA or can be made by completing this online form.
Inquiries about nursing, certification eligibility, continuous learning activities and/or any other questions about certification unrelated to the application process should be directed to the CNA Certification Program at 1-800-361-8404 or e-mailed to CNA.
We are pleased that you are considering this professional commitment; it may be your best career move. Apply for CNA certification now!
The next move: leading interprofessional collaboration
Collaborative practice is becoming the norm but to achieve this goal changes are needed in attitudes, in operations and in systems. We all have to recognize the importance of working with government, unions, regulators and other stakeholders.
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The health of Canadians is not shaped primarily by the medical treatments they receive or the lifestyle choices they make but by the living conditions they experience. These conditions have come to be known as the social determinants of health.
The resources within this section are offered to inform your cultural awareness, competency, and safety so as to enhance your capabilities to work with your clients in addressing their health and wellness needs