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go to new jersey's dept of health's website
for more info.
taken from their website...
obtaining nurse aide certification through alternate training (vocational) routes
the following individuals may take the department's written/oral examination without first completing a nurse aide training course and clinical skills evaluation:
students, graduate nurses, or foreign licensed nurses, pending licensure, who submit evidence of successful completion of a course in the fundamentals of nursing;
send all documentation of required training to:
division of health facilities evaluation & licensing
new jersey department of health and senior services
p.o. box 367
trenton, nj 08625-0367