The nursing assistant programs in Richton, Mississippi that are shown on this page are the ones that are approved by the state. You can be granted the ability to take the certification exams by enrolling and finishing a state registry approved school. Call to speak with a course counselor to learn more.
Perry County Nursing Center
206 Bay Avenue, Richton, MS 39476
Taking the NNAAP examinations is the final step in becoming a nursing assistant. If you are able to pass both the written and the skills evaluation exam, your name will be entered on the state’s Nurse Aide Registry. Only those whose names are on the Registry and have an active status may work in a nursing facility as a CNA.
Before you can take the exams, you will need to apply for it first. Once the NACES receives your application form along with the other documents and the testing fees, they will give you a schedule for your exams. They will send you your Authorization to Test, which is a yellow postcard, to the address you placed in the application form. You should expect that card within 2 days from the receipt of the NACES of your application. If you do not receive the Authorization to Test notice contains important information regarding your examination. If you fail to receive the notice within 10 working days, you will need to call the NACES at (800) 579-3321.
The location for your examination, both the written/oral exam and the skills evaluation, will be given at the Regional Test Site. You may either go to www.pearsonvue.com or call (800) 204-6213 to find out the schedule of the testing site that is nearest to your location.
Experienced certified nurse aides who come from a different state and wish to transfer their license may complete a reciprocity form and pay a small fee of $26.00 along with an exam fee of $101.00. If accepted the applicant will be allowed one opportunity to pass the exams. Both portions must be passed in one attempt or the applicant will be required to go back and enroll in another training course. This process also is approved for those who were previously certified in state and did not renew their licenses. You can contact the MS State Department of Health at 601-364-1100 for additional details.
Richton is a town that is situated in Perry County. It is included in the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The total area of Richton is approximately 2.3 square miles, which all of it is land. According to the last census, the total population of the town was around 1,038 people. photo attribution: agecombahia