ADVANCED CERTIFIED MEDICATION AIDE

(ACMA)

Advanced Certified Medication Aides are responsible for administering medications, observing, reporting and documenting client status, complying with legal and ethical guidelines and applying safety principles. These advanced certifications could be Diabetes- Insulin Administration and Monitoring, Metered Dose Inhaler, Nebulizers and Nasogastric/Gastrostomy tubes.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

Must have a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma and be able to read on an 8th grade level. Attend an approved training program. Pass State Certification which is regulated by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority for Nurse Aide Registry.  Renew certification every year. Must maintain CMA certification and be currently certified in LTC.  Students must provide a social security card or proof of US citizenship and must pass a background check.

PROGRAM LENGTH

Current CNA and CMA certifications listed on the State Nurse Aide Registry with no abuse notations.  Training 24 hours

SALARY RANGE
PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Long Term Care Facilities

  • Nursing Homes

  • Assisted living

  • Adult day care

  • Residential care

$10.26 - 17.63

For more information on this program, visit the Education page

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