Certified Medication Aide Training

4600 A Montgomery Blvd NE, Suite 205
Albuquerque, NM 87109
NMHCA Education Center
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - Friday, April 12, 2019

It is the participating facility’s responsibility to ensure the facility and each CMA trainee meets or exceeds the following qualifications. NMHCA will NOT accept registration from individuals. Registration MUST come through the facility, as the facility must agree to support the individual throughout the training process including conducting the clinical rotation. Refunds are NOT given to individuals under any circumstances, so facility support is a must. 

As a participant in the CMA training program the trainee must:

Be at least 18 years of age

Possess a High School Diploma or GED

Have on file with the employer, a Criminal Background Check Clearance

Hold a valid CNA Certification with the Nurse Aide Registry (preferred, not required)

Have at least 6 months employment in an approved health care facility

Have a demonstrated ability to read, write, and follow instructions in English

Have a demonstrated ability to complete basic multiplication and division, including division of decimals.  Please have candidates take the pretest and work on areas where improvement is needed prior to class beginning.

Have the recommendation of the DoN/ Nurse Educator at the participating facility

Must have or be able to obtain current CPR certification

Pricing

Pricing for the CMA class is $800 per person for members and $1200 per person for non-members. The refresher course is $300 for members and $500 for non-members.

Members may request an invoice to pay by check until March 22, 2019, but registrations are NOT guaranteed until payment is received. Invoices will not be issued via the system after March 22 as payment required before the class begins. Registrations not paid in full by April 1, 2019, will be canceled. 


Event Details

This course meets the Board of Nursing requirements for training certified medication aides in the administration of routine and PRN medications in the nursing facility setting.

The refresher course runs the last 3 days of the class. 


Facility Qualifications

 

As a participant in the CMA training program the facility must:

Be approved by the Board of Nursing to utilize CMAs

Maintain a Board of Nursing approved Nurse Educator. If your Nurse Educator leaves employment, you must notify the Board of Nursing immediately and submit a different RN for approval as your Nurse Educator. Nurse educators MUST attend the nurse educator training offered by the Board of Nursing.

 

Trainee Qualifications

It is the participating facility’s responsibility to ensure the facility and each CMA trainee meets or exceeds the following qualifications. NMHCA will NOT accept registration from individuals. Registration MUST come through the facility, as the facility must agree to support the individual throughout the training process including conducting the clinical rotation. Refunds are NOT given to individuals under any circumstances, so facility support is a must. 

As a participant in the CMA training program the trainee must:

Be at least 18 years of age

Possess a High School Diploma or GED

Have on file with the employer, a Criminal Background Check Clearance

Hold a valid CNA Certification with the Nurse Aide Registry (preferred, not required)

Have at least 6 months employment in an approved health care facility

Have a demonstrated ability to read, write, and follow instructions in English

Have a demonstrated ability to complete basic multiplication and division, including division of decimals.  Please have candidates take the pretest and work on areas where improvement is needed prior to class beginning.

Have the recommendation of the DoN/ Nurse Educator at the participating facility

Must have or be able to obtain current CPR certification


100% attendance is mandatory. Attendees should arrive on time and be prepared to stay until the instructor excuses the class.

 

 NMHCA CMA Payment and Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received on or before March 18, 2019, will be refunded in full, minus a $50 administrative processing fee. Cancellations received between March 18 and March 25 will be charged at 50% of the registration fee. No refunds will be issued after March 25 2019.  No-Shows” will be required to pay the full registration fee. Please note that if NMHCA receives enrollment sufficient to fill the class, all monies will be refunded minus the $50 processing fee regardless of the date but only if the class fills. 

NMHCA allows attendee substitutions provided the substitute attendee meets all requirements put forth in this application. Please fax or email cancellation notices to 505-880-1157 or talter@nmhca.org. Substitutions will require written notice be emailed to stinkcom@nmhca.org or faxed to 505-880-1157. Please indicate that this person is a replacement and who the individual is replacing to avoid being charged an additional registration fee.

Members may request an invoice to pay by check until March 22, 2019, but registrations are NOT guaranteed until payment is received. Invoices will not be issued via the system after March 22 as payment required before the class begins. Registrations not paid in full by April 1, 2019, will be canceled.

Additional Information
Event Contact:
Tracy Alter
Contact Organization:
New Mexico Health Care Association
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