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Nurse Aide Training Program

Welcome to the Pennsylvania Department of Education's Nurse Aide Training Program. This section is designed for individuals interested in becoming a nurse aide in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and for nurse aide program instructors. Additional information may be obtained by e-mail

To be eligible for permanent employment as a nurse aide and to have your name enrolled on the PA Nurse Aide Registry, you must successfully complete a PDE-approved nurse aide training program and pass the test.  Access the Approved Nurse Aide Training Program (PDF), select the program to attend and contact them directly for information regarding class start dates and fees. 

Instructor's Corner

Instructor's Corner is dedicated to instructors or faculty of nurse aide training programs in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

If you are interested in starting, revising or enhancing your nurse aide training program, the model curriculum is available on the Penn State website.

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Report Abuse

To make an inquiry about the annotation of nurse aide registration or to report abuse, neglect or misappropriation of property, please contact:

Pennsylvania Department of Health
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.