Certified Medication Technician Training
Medical Education Development & Support (MEDS) delivers quality and affordable Certified Medication Technician (CMT) training through local, experienced and caring Registered Nurses (RNs). Certified Medication Technicians are in high demand, and our CMT training class is State of Missouri approved and designed to prepare students to expand their abilities and enhance their careers in the long-term care industry. By exemplifying the excellent ethical practices and exceptional skills that embody the heart of the healthcare profession, we seek to instill in each student a sense of pride in their work. Call MEDS at (816) 249-2956 to learn more about CMT classes in Kansas City today!
CMT Training Program - What to Expect:
The CMT training program in Kansas City is comprised of 60 classroom hours and 8 supervised clinical hours over the course of 12 weeks. In a classroom setting, students are taught by highly qualified RNs to administer medications in long-term care settings. This course provides the current and comprehensive education needed to achieve state certification to work as a Certified Medication Technician in Missouri.
Basic Nursing Skills Learned:
- Preparation & Administration of Medications
- Infection Control & Safety
- Observation, Recording & Reporting of Side Effects
- Storage of Medications
CMT Clinical Supervision
Following the class training, students undergo 8 hours of supervised practice in a clinical setting. RNs supervise students to conduct the clinical documentation and other activities their new responsibilities will require.
CMT Training Program Eligibility Requirements
- Be an active Missouri CNA with 6 months work experience
- Provide a letter of recommendation from a sponsor facility
- Provide a copy of their high school diploma or GED
- Complete test with at least passing scores on TABE test
- Pass a background check
- Clear a TB test or chest X-ray
- Be employable in a long-term care facility
If you're interested in becoming a State of Missouri certified CMT, our Certified Medication Technician training in the Kansas City Metropolitian Area will prepare you to confidently expand your potential in a rapidly growing industry; call (816) 249-2956 to start your fulfilling new career today!