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Certified Medication Aide (CMA)

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Government license, IHE Certificate of Completion

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medication Aide. 512603

Description

The Certified Medication Aide works under the supervision of a licensed nurse in an adult care home (nursing home) to administer prescribed medications and selected therapies. The course includes current drug/medication classifications, actions, use, side effects, adverse reactions, interactions, and nursing care for medications used to treat commonly recurring health conditions affecting body systems; administering prescribed medications, monitoring oxygen therapy, and applying non-sterile dressings; legal, ethical and current practice; and communication and documentation. Competencies are evaluated during the classroom, lab, and clinical experiences. An active CNA credential is required to enroll in the CMA course.  After completing the course and passing the state test, the student is credentialed as a Certified Medication Aide in Kansas.  The course follows the curriculum specified by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS).

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

6

Hours

3

Entrance Requirements

Course(s)

School

Manhattan Area Technical College

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

No

Training Location(s)

Manhattan Area Technical College

Local WIB

2 - Workforce Investment Area II

Type of Attainment:

Certificate

Name of Credential

Certificate of Completion

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

None

Refund Policy

See the Institutional Refund Policy in our college catalog.

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS)

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Testing/Exam Fees

$5.00 CASAS Reading Test at Manhattan Tech (if applicable)

In-State/District Tuition

$672.00 Tuition & Fees

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$30.00 Estimated cost of one set of scrubs, color determined by Manhattan Tech.

Total In-State Program Cost

$707.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-1131.00Nursing Assistants
$13.95 per hour
Required Certification: Kansas State CMA Certification

Provider Status

Approved

Address

3136 Dickens Ave, Manhattan, Kansas 66503

Phone Number

(785) 587-2800

Fax Number

(785) 587-2804

Last Updated

Nov 20, 2023

Created

Oct 28, 2004

Renewal

Nov 20, 2025

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