C.M.A Class Information
A Certified Medication Aide or C.M.A is able to provide routine medications by oral, inhalation, topical and instillation routes with acceptable direction and monitoring. Medication Aides are able to work in a variety of health care settings such as Nursing Homes, Assisted Livings, Hospitals, ambulatory clinics, doctor’s offices, home care, intermediate care facilities or child care.
Who should consider a C.M.A Class
- Anyone that provides or sets up medications for someone else (family member, neighbor, etc.)
- Students who want to pursue a degree in med school, pharmacy, nursing and others.
- If you want to work as a Medication aide in a health care setting.
- If you are a C.N.A or plan to become a C.N.A
- At least 17 years of age and expected to turn 18 within 3 months of completion of the course.
- Be able to speak, read, write and understand English
- Be aware of the eligibility requirements for placement on the State Medication Aide Registry.
Hours and Curriculum
- 40 Hour course typically completed in less than a week
- Learning in the classroom, clinical setting, and homework
- $250 tuition for payment in full at registration.
- Payment Plan’s available
- $55 textbook
Once you have successfully completed the course you will be eligible to take the medication aide written the exam at one of 2 state-approved testing providers: Providence Health Care or NHCA
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