This section is for students who are making their first attempt to pass the CNA Written Registry Examination and will taking the exam between August 28, 2023 and August 24, 2024. This is for payment only. Once registered you will receive an email with scheduling instructions. Students who successfully pass both the State CNA Registry written and skills exams will be placed on the Iowa Direct Care Registry making them eligible to work as a CNA in a long term care center. Any individual may challenge the CNA exams. IHCC offers the CNA Written Registry Examination on a one-on-one basis by appointment only. Tests are administered in the Indian Hills Testing Center located in Trustee Hall.