CERTIFIED MEDICATION AIDE

DESCRIPTION

The CMA program is a training course designed for CNAs involved with the administration or distribution of medications. CMA’s work with residents or clients in a long-term care facility, a facility for developmentally disabled, residential or adult day care facility. Prerequisite: Possess current Certified Nurse Aide certification in Long-Term Care, Home Health, or Developmentally Disabled in good standing with OSDH, HS Diploma or GED and be 18 years old, and 6 months working experience as a CNA.

Anyone age 16 or older may enroll in a short-term class on a first-come, first-served basis. Certain regulations may apply. Enrollment is taken by the Adult Education/ACD staff Monday through Thursday from 8AM-9:30PM.