This website is scheduled to undergo routine maintenance on Saturday, 23 July from 5:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. CDT. During this time, you may not be able to schedule, reschedule or cancel test appointments. We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Pennsylvania Nurse Aides

Please Note:

There will be a new content outline effective January 1, 2016. Please click here to see the new outline, with a comparison to the current outline.

Find test information and download handbooks/applications/forms from this page.

Important Dates
  • July 6: Last date for ARC to process paper applications.
  • July 19: Last date for testing under current process.
  • July 20-August 2: Blackout period – time during which information is transferred from one server to another and testing is completed.
  • August 3: Online portal is open for providers and students. Providers must complete the Roster Upload before previously unscheduled students can schedule their exam.
  • August 13: First date to schedule test. This will be changed to from 10 business days to 10 calendar days.

Registry Services

Last updated 2016-07-05