Certified Nursing Aide Practice and Sample Tests 6. October 2010 0 Senior Caregiving, Caregiver Jobs (0) Certified Nursing Aides, also sometimes called Certified Nursing Assistants or C.N.A.'s, provide the hands-on care for seniors in nursing homes, hospitals and for senior home care, including hospice care. The demand for certified nursing aides will continue as the senior population increases. After completing a nursing aide course, provided by an approved college or program, graduating students must then pass the state nursing aide exam in order to officially become "certified". You may explore becoming a certified nursing aide by taking a sample or practice nursing aide exam. Headmaster provides the nursing aide testing format for the department of health in several states and provides the practice test which is based on real questions from the exam. Caregiverlist provides a directory of Certified Nursing Aide Schools in each state, complete with the admission requirements and costs.