This course is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas Regents public postsecondary institutions. Additional courses may also be eligible for transfer. Please visit a JCCC counselor or the JCCC Registrar's office, and the Transfer Kansas portal to learn more.
Certified medication aides in Kansas are required to obtain continuing education every two years to renew the CMA certificate. This course meets the state requirements for re-certification. The update course includes review of commonly used drugs and their interactions with foods and other drugs.
Students will discuss and identify legal implications and regulations related to administration and record keeping. Biological effects of medications on the elderly and basic safety principles are reviewed and discussed with other CMAU course participants. This course is available in the classroom and online. A roster of CMAs who complete the update course will be submitted to the Department of Health and Environment for certificate renewal.
Copies of the following are required on the first day of class: social security card, CNA card, and CMA card.
(Major Code 3600; CIP Code 51.2603)
Certified Medication Aide Program web page
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Total Program Hours: 1
This course has registration requirements.