C.M.A Certified Medication Aide

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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

Enrollment Requirements

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • 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


  • $275 tuition for payment in full at registration.
  • Payment Plan’s available
  • $40 textbook


Once you have successfully completed the course you will be eligible to take the medication aide written exam with a state-approved testing provider.  CNA Academy often has the written exam proctored on site or can assist students in scheduling it.  Testing at CNA Academy on April 20, 21,27 and 28 times TBD.