Colorado

Welcome Nurse Aide Test Takers in Colorado!

Below you’ll find important information and links to help you with the next steps toward your Nurse Aide certification.

To speak with a call center agent, please dial (877) 333-5707

Announcements

Announcement (Effective February 13th, 2022)

ATTENTION: If you previously had an online Pearson VUE account, please see instructions below on how to access your new Credentia CNA365 Account under "Attention Pearson VUE System Users!"

Announcement (Effective February 13th, 2022)

Training programs please scroll down to the "Training Program Materials" in the Resources section below for information on how to use CNA365 to purchase vouchers, approve candidates for testing, add new training program users and reset your password.

Announcement (Effective May 1st, 2021)

For exams at test centers, candidates are required to wear a face mask and bring the signed liability waiver to testing. Candidates under the age of 18 will not be allowed to test without a parent/guardian signature on the liability waiver.

See "COVID-19 Testing" in the Resources section of this page for detailed COVID-19 testing requirements.

Steps to Register for the NNAAP® Nurse Aide Exam

1

Complete nurse aide training program

Student must complete the state-approved nurse aide training program.

If you did not complete a state-approved training, you may still register under a different eligibility route as listed in the Candidate Handbook.

2

Review Candidate Handbook

Your Candidate Handbook is your handy guide to answer all the questions you have about submitting an application, scheduling, taking an exam, getting score results, and much more.

3

Create Your CNA365 Account

Create an account with our online CNA365 system to register for testing by clicking the "Sign Up" link on the login page. You will need to submit an application for testing in order to register for exams.

We highly recommend that you read the Registration Quick Reference Guide with detailed instructions on how to register online for your exam BEFORE you begin the registration process.


Credentia

Attention Pearson VUE System Users!

If you previously had an online Pearson VUE account (PCM) to register for examinations, you'll need to create a new CNA365 online account with Credentia. Click here to login and then click the "Sign Up" link on the login page.

When you create a new CNA365 account, all of the data from your old Pearson VUE online account will carry over to your new Credentia CNA365 account.

Online Exams

Take your written or oral exam conveniently from home or work through Credentia online proctoring!

A live proctor will monitor you through the webcam on your workstation to provide a secure exam experience.

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Resources

Need Help?

Colorado NNAAP® Registration and Scheduling Services

Contact Credentia Colorado Customer Service to:

  • Ask questions about online registration

  • Obtain information regarding your Score Report

  • Change your current address or name before certification

  • Obtain information regarding your examination

  • Obtain information regarding an accommodation for testing under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines

Contact Information:
(888) 274-5050
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (MST)

To schedule, reschedule, or cancel an examination please contact Credentia's Examination Scheduling Center at:
(877) 333-5707
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. EST
Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST


Colorado Board of Nursing

Contact the Colorado Board of Nursing to:

  • Clarify information about the Registry (certification)

  • Obtain information regarding endorsement from other states

  • Obtain information on continued certification on the Registry (renewal)

  • Apply online for certification by endorsement or reinstatement

  • Download an application for certification by endorsement or reinstatement

  • Change your current address or name after certification

  • Apply for certification after surrender or revocation

Contact Information:
(303) 894-2458
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
Website: https://dpo.colorado.gov/Nursing