Free Flashcards for the


Our free flashcards for the CNA are a fun and quick way to test your CNA knowledge! Whether you’re short on time or using them in conjunction with our CNA practice test, our CNA flashcards will help you get ready for test day–and ace the exam the first time!

Table of Contents

Sections of the CNA

Activities of Daily Living

As direct care providers, nursing assistants are responsible for helping patients with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs). Make sure you are able to assist patients safely by testing your knowledge with our Activities of Daily Living flashcards!

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Basic Nursing Skills

As a nursing assistant, you are expected to take the blood pressure, pulse rate, and temperature, as well as record and report changes in the patient’s condition. Make sure you know what “normal” should be with our Basic Nursing Skills flashcards!

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Client Rights

Patients of every age and ability have legal rights, and it is your responsibility as a caregiver to be familiar with and abide by them.

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As a nursing assistant, you are required to have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Every day at work you will be required to interact with patients and staff from various walks of life, as well as record patient information that is of great legal importance.

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Emotional and Mental Health Needs

Patients have unique emotional and mental health needs. Make sure you know the best way to meet these needs by using our Emotional and Mental Health Needs flashcards!

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Your job as a nursing assistant comes with many responsibilities, some of which carry legal consequences if executed improperly. Become more familiar with the rights of both you and the patient you care for using our Legal and Ethical Behavior flashcards!

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Member of a Healthcare Team

How does your role as a nursing assistant differ from other members of the healthcare team? What are your unique roles and responsibilities, and what is beyond your scope of practice? Learn more about what you can and can’t do with our Member of a Healthcare Team flashcards!

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Restorative Skills

Restorative skills are duties that nursing assistants perform to help patients function at their optimum level. Make sure you know how to do them well with our Restorative Skills flashcards!

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Spiritual and Cultural Issues

Every patient has a unique cultural experience and spiritual belief system. While you may not always understand or even agree with what patients believe or how they think, knowing how to effectively address spiritual and cultural issues is critical to providing quality nursing care.

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We hope you find our flashcards useful as you study to take the CNA exam! If you’re into social media, we’d love to connect on Facebook, X, YouTube, Instagram, and Pinterest, or you can always shoot us an email at We’d love to hear your feedback, answer any questions you have, or just hear more about you and your experiences becoming a CNA. Happy studying and best of luck as you begin your new career as a CNA!