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AVHO 104   Certified Medication Aide (CMA)* (4 Hours)

Prerequisites : An appropriate reading placement test score, 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.

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.