AVHO 104 Certified Medication Aide (CMA)* (4 Hours)
Prerequisites: Proof of Kansas CNA certification, a current TB skin test within the last year with negative results, current CPR for Health Care Providers documentation and a Social Security card. An appropriate reading placement test score.
This course includes the development of knowledge related to many commonly prescribed medications. Students will learn the classification, side effects and techniques of administration, including preparation and accurate distribution of medications. Safe administration of oral medications is discussed and demonstrated. Students will be scheduled to take the Kansas CMA examination. 80 contact hrs. For additional information go to the jccc.edu website, click on classes; click on credit class search; click the semester; course prefix is AVHO Health Occupations. Click on CRN number for information.