Back to GNA Resources
Taking the GNA test, even if you missed it, in 3 easy steps

Taking the GNA test, even if you missed it, in 3 easy steps

Ama Adepa Gryn
Ama Adepa Gryn
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

So, it has been over a year since you graduated from a Maryland GNA training program and you've missed the GNA test. You’ve studied so hard and you are finally ready to take the Board of Nursing exam to finally receive your license. The only problem is, the board wouldn’t allow you to take the exam because you waited too long.

Well, now there is a way out. Credentia, a nurse aide credentialing service, can help you take the test if you completed the CNA program within the last 24 months. Below are the steps you can take:

  1. Complete the form found at this link
  1. Staple a copy of the certificate your training program provided to you upon graduating and a money order for $105 to the completed form
  2. Mail the form to Credentia at Credentia Application Processing, 3 Bala Plaza West, Suite 400A; Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
  3.  Credentia will forward your application to the Maryland Board of Nursing for approval. Once you are approved, you will be given a date to take the GNA test.

You can also find additional information on GNA jobs, check out our ultimate guide to GNA jobs.

My name is Augustina Fynn. I’m a CNA and have worked in caregiver for seniors jobs for more than five years.  By sharing lessons that I have learned while working as a CNA caregiver for seniors, I hope to inspire othersPlease share the lessons that you learned in your jobs.

Contact us if you’d like us to write about you or if you'd like to submit a blog. To find jobs posted by home care agencies, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and other companies offering caregivers for seniors jobs, visit our caregiver jobs website.

Ama Adepa Gryn

Ama Adepa Gryn is a CNA graduate of the Fomen Nursing Assistant Academy, a full-time college student studying at Montgomery College, and has expertise in both personal financial management and caregiver recruiting.

More from this author

More GNA Resources