CNA skills testing is one of the two papers that to have to pass to clear the certification exam; the other being the theoretical paper. While you are in CNA training you are taught a number of clinical abilities that are necessary to perform as a nursing assistant when you take up professional practice so these tasks are put to test during the CNA skills exam.
Before taking the exam make sure you have practiced all the craft to the extent of perfecting them so that you will be at ease during the test. The test is conducted under the supervision of the state examiner and he will randomly pick three to five tasks for you to perform. And you are not allowed to slip up in any of the procedures as the examiner will monitor them carefully; he may give you a hint or two as he understands your apprehension.
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Some Tips for Taking the CNA Skills Test
CNA skills testing is not as difficult as it is made out to be if you are well prepared and you don’t make a mountain out of a molehill, just relax and you will ease through both the papers and become a certified nursing assistant.