Welcome! The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is responsible for the administration of the state’s nurse aide program. LDH has contracted with Prometric to develop and administer its Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Competency Evaluation Program.
Here you will find all of the information you need regarding the CNA exam as well as important information on the CNA Registry and certification renewal.
Candidate Information Bulletin
The candidate information bulletin has all of the information you will need regarding certification routes, testing requirements, testing fees, and information on renewing your CNA certification. Review this document before submitting your application.
Application & Other Forms
Here’s the list of all approved Regional test site locations. Include your preferred test site on your application.
You can apply to take your exam online or via US mail.
If your name or address has changed since the last time you tested with us, use this form to update your information.
Prometric provides a variety of accommodations to candidates that qualify under the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA). Submit this form with your application to receive accommodations on exam day.
Prepare for the Exam
Below you will find exam preparation materials for your Clinical Skills exam including the exact checklist that will be used by your evaluator.
TRAINING PROGRAM AND TEST SITE RESOURCES
Interested in being a Regional (anyone) or In-Facility (just your students) testing site? Please complete the online form or contact email@example.com for more information.
- IFT Online Request Form
- Roster Updates
- Clinical Skills Testing Room, Equipment and Supplies Requirements
- In Facility Testing-FAQs
Contact the LA Nurse Aide Team
Phone: 1.866.794.3497 Option 2 then Option 1
M-F 8am to 6pm EST
CNA REGISTRY SERVICES
Certification Renewal Form
If you are a current CNA ready to renew, submit he below form at least 2 weeks prior to your certificate expiration.
Verify Certification Status
Use the link below to access the state CNA Registry and verify the status of a CNA.
Please allow 10 business days from the mailing date for renewal processing.
If you have any questions after this time regarding your certification status, please contact us at:
LA Nurse Aide
7941 Corporate Dr.
Nottingham MD 21236
8am – 6pm ET, M-F
Include Your Prometric ID
Prometric is currently recruiting RNs throughout the state to administer the tests. If you are interested, please go to our career opportunities page and search for “Nurse Aide Evaluator” to locate openings in Louisiana.