Missouri Patient Care Technician

In Missouri, Patient Care Technicians are required to be listed on the Missouri Nurse Aide Registry. Certain basic criteria must be met first before applying.


Basic requirements for becoming a Nurse Assistant in Missouri:

To become a Nurse Assistant, one must do the following:

  • Completing Nurse Assistant training and passing both written and skills exams

Other Requirements that May Be Helpful:

  • Strong desire to help people
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Good physical conditioning

You must also obtain national certification as a Patient Care Technician. We highly recommend seeking certification through the National Healthcare Association (NHA).

Eligibility requirements to take an NHA certification exam:

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Have completed a training program or have one year work experience in the field
  • Be at least 18 years of age

Note: The current fee for taking the exam is $149. Check with your PCT training program to see if this is included in your tuition and fees.

Missouri Contact Information:
MO Nurse Aide Registry
MO Department of Health & Senior Service
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
Attn: Health Education Unit
Phone: 573-526-5686
Fax: 573-526-7656
https://webapp01.dhss.mo.gov/cnaregistry/CNASearch.aspx
http://health.mo.gov/safety/cnaregistry/cna.php
http://i.nursegroups.com/nursing-article/missouri-cna-certification-mo.html
http://www.pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp
http://www.asisvcs.com/indhome.asp?CPCat=0725NURSE


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