Pennsylvania Department of Health
Steps to enroll on the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Registry
The following are the steps in the process of enrollment onto the Pennsylvania Nurse Aides Registry. Steps that require action by you are indicated by a
Complete training program
Student must complete the state approved training program. Read the following documents.
Your training provider will upload a roster of students who have successfully completed the training program. Ask your training provider when this will be uploaded.
You will receive account activation instructions at the address you provided your training provider. If you do not receive an email, please check your spam or bulk email folder.
The link provided in the activation email can only be clicked once. You must activate your account before the expiration date listed in the email.
Activate your account and schedule your test
Use the link in your activation email to start this process. (Referenced in step 3, above.)
We recommend you read the Step by step Candidate Guide (PDF) before you begin this process. If you have already activated your account, log in to schedule a test or change your testing appointment.
After your test
Information you may need after taking your test.
Registry Renewal and Search (PULSE)
Click on the sections below for more information.