What is a CMA/T?
A CMA/T is a Certified Medication Technician/Aide that is trained to dispense daily medication to patients in Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Community Center Hospices, Schools, Outpatient Facilities or other healthcare facilities.
What does a CMA/T do?
CMA/Ts may work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). The CMA/T 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/T may have the following additional duties:
Certified Medication Technician/Aide (CMA/T) Training Program
IHCA’s CMA/T Training Program
IHCA’s CMA/T Training encompasses the fundamental theories and skills underlying the nursing profession. It prepares students to sit for the Georgia certification exam for medication aide.
We currently offer a Hybrid CMA/T Certification Course. The course takes 7 days to complete - Saturday to Friday. The first 4 days (Saturday to Tuesday) is online; the fifth day (Wednesday) is in-person at our training facility for content review; on the sixth day (Thursday) students will meet the instructor at an assisted living facility for clinicals; and on the last day (Friday) the students will prepare for the state exam and then take it.
The cost of this program is $360.00. To secure your seat in the class, students will have to make a 50% payment before taking the course, the second/last payment is due prior to taking the state exam. The program cost covers instruction; lab and instructional materials; and online access fee.
Additionally, students are responsible for paying the state exam fee of $25.00. Payments are acceptable online with a debit/credit card.
How do I apply to the Certified Medication Technician/Aide Program?
To apply to the program, please fill out our online application. If you have any issues, please contact Kissiah Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404-913-1948.