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Below is a comprehensive list of recommended references that candidates can use to prepare for a NAB exam(s). As these resources are used in exam content development, it is strongly recommended to be familiar with content presented in each resource listed for the exam in which you are planning to take. Additional questions should be directed to nab@nabweb.org.

2022 NAB Exam Candidates! NAB will be launching updated examination forms in March 2022, which will be based on the Domains of Practice developed after the 2020 Professional Practice Analysis (PPA) was conducted. At this time, NAB will also be introducing an updated recommended reference list for each of the NAB Exams.

Please use the examinations listed below if you are planning to test on or after March 1, 2022.

2022 NAB CORE Exam Recommended Reference List
2022 NAB NHA Exam Recommended Reference List
2022 NAB RCAL Exam Recommended Reference List
2022 NAB HCBS Exam Recommended Reference List


If you plan to test PRIOR to the March 1, 2022 date, please use the reference lists found below as your study resources

 2021 NAB CORE Exam Recommended Reference List
2021 NAB NHA Exam Recommended Reference List
2021 NAB RCAL Exam Recommended Reference List
2021 NAB HCBS Exam Recommended Reference List