North Dakota Patient Care Technician

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


Basic requirements for becoming a Nurse Aide in North Dakota.

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

  • Completing Nurse Aide 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.

North Dakota Contact Information:
ND Nurse Assistant Registry
ND Department of Health
Division of Health Facilities
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 301
Bismarck, ND 58505-0200
Phone: 701-328-2353
Fax: 701-328-1890
https://www.ndhealth.gov/hf/registry/inquiry-search.aspx
http://www.hdmaster.com/testing/cnatesting/ndakota/ND_CNA_Home.htm


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