What is a CMA?
A CMA is a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) that is trained to dispense daily medication to patients in Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Community Center Hospices, Schools, Outpatient Facilities or other healthcare facilities.
This program costs $360. The fee covers the instructional fee, instructional materials and supplies.
IHCA’s CMA Training Program
IHCA’s CMA Training is a 12-hour program that encompasses the fundamental theories and skills underlying the nursing profession. It prepares students to sit for the Georgia certification exam for medication aide.
What does a CMA do?
CMAs may work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). The CMA will be responsible for dispensing medication to patients daily and monitor dosage and medication use.
In addition to the general responsibilities of a CNA, a CMA may have the following additional duties:
Certified Medication Aide/Medication Tech
(CMA) Training Program
The state competency exam fee is $25 and is a separate fee. Upon completion of the training, you will register to take the exam.
When are classes held?
We offer In-Person classes in the daytime and evening. Please see below for detailed description.
In-Person Daytime Classes -- Daytime classes are 2 days long and are held on Mondays and Fridays from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm.
In-Person Evening Classes -- Evening classes are 3 days long and are held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 pm to 9:15 pm.
When are the next scheduled classes? The classes are posted on our home page. If you need to know if we have additional dates, please contact Kissiah Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404-913-1948.
How do I apply to the CNA Program?
To apply to the program, please fill out our online application. If you have any issues, please contact Kissiah Moore at email@example.com or call 404-913-1948.