Lake Superior College
Nursing Assistant Test Out (Full Test) - # NUNA1425 20195-30 – 01.16.2019
Successful completion of the full testing (written and skills tests) enables students to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) as required by the Minnesota Department of Health and be posted on the state registry.

MN Board of Nursing Testing procedure requires: Two forms of ID (NOT ON YOUR PHONE)- they both must be current and signed, and one must be a photo ID Candidates without proper identification will not be able to take the test.

If you have any questions, please contact Marilyn Slattengren, RN, Director of NATO at 218-733-5982
Bring to Class:
This confirms registration for the following Nursing Assistant Test-Outs (NATO):  FULL TEST 

READ CAREFULLY – Important Testing Information Below:

Please review the PEARSON VUE Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aid CANDIDATE HANDBOOK for important testing information.  Booklets are available in Student Services or at the following link:

Identification:  Bring two current forms of identification (NOT ON YOUR PHONE). BOTH must have a signature and one must be a photo ID. If requirement is not met, the test cannot be taken and a refund will not be granted.     

2.Please arrive at the testing room at least 15 minutes prior to the start time.  We reserve the right to refuse test takers who arrive past the start time and refunds will not be issued.

3.If you are retaking a test you must provide previous written test results from Pearson Vue.

4.Please bring two #2 pencils

What to Wear:

Dress as if you were already on the job as a competent CNA.  Wear a neat short-sleeved scrub uniform and clinical shoes with non-skid soles.  Don't forget a watch with a second hand.  If your hair is long, tie it back.  Leave your jewelry at home.  Your nails should be short.

Women: wear a swim suit or tank top under clothing in case a modified bed bath is given.


Parking is free and available to you in the East Parking Lot. Please do not park in reserved Staff or Administration parking. The closest entrance to your room is the Main E-Building Entrance where you will find the Information Desk.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

Full refunds will be issued if session is canceled due to low enrollments or inclement weather. Refunds will be issued if the test date is dropped or date changes are made 2 days prior to test date.  To drop or reschedule, please call 218-733-7680 or email

Inclement Weather:

If class is cancelled for the campus, so are NATO exams. Such announcements will be posted to the Lake Superior College’s website ( Cancellations will also be announced on the following radio and commercial television stations:
KDAL-AM, 610- AM; KDAL-FM, 95.7-FM; KKBC-FM, 105-FM; KLDJ-FM 101.7-FM; KTCO-FM, 98.9-FM; KRBR-FM, 102.5-FM; WDSMAM, 710-AM; WEBC-AM, 560-AM.


Individuals with a documented disability may request reasonable accommodations from the

LSC Disability Coordinator at 218-733-7650 (voice) or 800-627-3529 (MSR/TTY). We must receive accommodation requests at least three weeks prior to the test date.

Failing Test Scores:

If a failing score is received in either the written or skills component, you will be notified before leaving the test site and will be provided with a written result sheet and directions on how to schedule a retake. Testing schedules are available on campus and can be found on under Health Care NATO. You must bring your previous results from Pearson Vue to the test site when retaking the written and or skills portion of the tests.

For More Information:

Please call 218-733-5914 or email

Driving Directions

From Northwest
  • Take US 53 South
  • Right turn on Trinity Road (US53) Past Miller Hill Mall
  • Follow Trinity Road to Lake Superior College

From South

  • Take Interstate 35 North
  • Merge onto US-53 N via EXIT 255A on the LEFT toward 21ST AVE W
  • Follow US-53 N (Trinity Rd) to Lake Superior College (on left)

From North Shore

  • Take MN 61 South; MN 61 becomes London Road
  • Turn Left onto Interstate 35 South
  • Merge onto US-53 N via EXIT 255A toward 21ST AVE W
  • Follow US-53 N (Trinity Rd) to Lake Superior College (on left)
1:30 PM
Marilyn Slattengren
Registration Cutoff Date:
Dates & Times:
01/16/2019   1:30PM - 6:30PM LSC Main Campus - E2316 - Classroom ( See Map )