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Temporary Nurse Aide

NEW November 3, 2022

Facilities and TNA should be aware of the following deadlines and make every effort to complete the required testing as soon as possible.

  1. November 10, 2022 – All attestation forms must be submitted and approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Forms will not be available or accepted after November 10. Forms that are incomplete or contain incorrect information will not be processed.
  2. December 31, 2022 – Deadline for TNA to pass the online Written Exam.
  3. Deadline for TNA to pass the Skills Exam and be enrolled on the State Nurse Registry—End of the Public Health Emergency (currently January 11, 2023), or April 5, 2023, whichever is earlier.

See detailed guidance regarding TNA deadlines on PA Department of Health websiteClick on Message Board, then Important TNA Waiver updates 11.3.2022, and then Attachment: Final TNA Testing Deadline Letter 11/3/2022.

TNA and nurse aide employment and registry questions should be directed to Department of Health ra-NCF@pa.gov.

TNA and nurse aide testing questions should be directed to Department of Human Services ra-PWnurseaide@pa.gov.

TNA attestation form inquiries should be directed to Department of Education ra-EDTempNurseAide@pa.gov.