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Qualified Medication Aide (QMA)


Location: Essential Healthcare Academy 

Days and times: T/TH class | 8:00 am – 4:30 pm | 4 weeks

Class type: In-person 


What is QMA-

A Qualified Medication Aide (QMA) is a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) who has completed additional training, annual in-service training and demonstrated competency while dispensing and passing medications and or applying/administering treatments under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse. You must have an active CNA license, and provide verification of 1000 hours worked as a CNA in the past 24 months. 


Program Description-

The qualified medication aide training program allows students to gain knowledge in a classroom setting. Students experience various learning techniques including videos, games, hands-on skills in the lab, and real-life experience in a long-term care facility. Students are required to successfully pass weekly exams and final exams to successfully pass the class. The program prepares students to successfully pass their written state exam.


High School Diploma or HSE, valid State ID, Physical within last 12 months, TB test within the last 12 months, Criminal Background check, at least 18 years old, proof of Covid vaccination or exemption, verification of 1,000 hours worked as a CNA, and a valid CNA license.


Class cost- class tuition ($1400 value) is paid for through state funding to students who complete the Washington Township Adult Education state-required enrollment and our partner provider enrollment steps.

If you are interested in a QMA class...


Please click OR cut & paste this link ⇒ to fill out, and submit this brief class interest form.

We will use this information to contact and fill upcoming QMA classes. 

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