Qualified Medication Aide

Qualified Medical Assistants, in addition to their responsibilities as a CNA, a QMA can do many tasks such as passing oral medications, eye drops, ear drops, and testing for blood sugar via a fingerstick, and more. The opportunity can be utilized as a promotion or a stepping stone to becoming a nurse.

Our curriculum is set up to ensure each graduate understands the responsibility an individual holds when given the ability to administer medications. This is an excellent growth opportunity for seasoned C.N.A.’s who are looking to further their career.

To be eligible to train to be a QMA applicants must:

  • Be employed as a CNA in good standing
  • Have at least 1000 hours of current experience as a CNA
  • Be listed in good standing on the Indiana State Nurse Aide Registry
  • Have proven leadership ability, competence and experience as a CNA
  • Must be willing to act within the scope of practice of a QMA
  • Be willing to complete additional inservice training each year including 6 hours of medication-related inservices, and maintain an accurate record of inservices

Lets get you started on a path to furthering your career! Complete the application below to get started on becoming a Qualified Medication Aide.

The Institute of Caring training program does not discriminate because of age, disabled, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability or being a qualified disable veteran or qualified veteran or the Vietnam era or other category protected by law. I hereby affirm that the information provided on the application is true and complete. I understand that any false or misleading representation or omissions made on the application may disqualify me from the training program. I hereby authorize persons such as the Institute of Caring, my employer, and other organizations to provide requested information regarding my application, and I completely release all such persons or entities from any and all liability related to the providing and use of such information. I understand if selected for the Institute of Caring training program, I will be required to submit to a drug screen prior to the commencement of clinical, if required by the clinical site. I understand if selected I may be removed at any time from the training for any reason with or without notice/cause.
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