Advanced Certified Medication Aide-Diabetes Monitoring & Insulin

/Advanced Certified Medication Aide-Diabetes Monitoring & Insulin
Advanced Certified Medication Aide-Diabetes Monitoring & Insulin 2018-11-12T18:07:36-05:00

Advanced Certified Medication Aide-Diabetes Monitoring & Insulin

This is the basic course for the professional Advanced Certified Medication Aide (ACMA)- GLUCOSE MONITORING AND INSULIN ADMINISTRATION. The course is a 16- clock hours. 12 hours classroom and 4 hours practical training. This course will focus on Diabetes disease, management of the disease, blood glucose testing, stable and unstable diabetes, diabetes care, charting, graphing and record keeping. Will also focus on diabetic medications oral agents and insulin and adverse reactions to medications, administering these medications and infection control. The course requires the applicant/trainee to be a CNA for at least 6 months and having a current CMA certification, prior to applying for the ACMA program. The student will learn the following:

  1. Pathophysiology of diabetes
  2. Diabetes disease management
  3. Blood glucose testing and use of equipment
  4. Stable and unstable diabetes
  5. Diabetes care by managing glucose levels
  6. Charting, graphing and record-keeping
  7. Diabetes medications and adverse reactions (Insulin)
  8. Diabetic medications and adverse reactions (oral agents)
  9. Administration of diabetic medications
  10. Infection control and universal precautions for blood borne pathogens
  11. Return demonstrations of skills with a proficiency of 100%

The class must be completed within 2 consecutive days. These 2 days will consist of class hours and skills demonstration and check off. The 12 hours of class time will be composed of lectures, watching videos, taking exams and quizzes. The 4 hours lab time will consist of learning in the lab, practice and skills check off. Students must score 100% on skills check off and 90% or greater on 2 classroom exams before allowed to register for the ACMA Diabetes. state exam. After completion of our ACMA Diabetes program, student/trainee will be issued with a verification form, signed and dated.

Upon successful completion of the ACMA Diabetes training, competency evaluation program and passing the Oklahoma state exam for ACMA Diabetes, the student will be registered by the Oklahoma Nurse Aide Registry and a ACMA certification number shall be issued. You will be listed on the OSDH Nurse Aide Registry.

State Exam and Certification:

Students seeking certification as a ACMA Diabetes must score 80% or higher on the state examination. Students must also pass the skills check off part of the class with a 100% accuracy. ***NOTE*** Students have 3 attempts to pass the ACMA Diabetes state exam. Failure to pass after the third attempt, students will be required to retake the whole course and submit new payments for both, training cost and state exam.

Admission Requirements:

The prospective student will be required to fill out application for admission upon which the director of the MedNoc Training College will review the application and arrange a meeting with the applicant for intake process. The following information will be given/discussed during this meeting:

  1. MedNoc Training College Application from.
  2. Payment of the Cost of this Training and State Certification Testing fees.
  3. Oklahoma Nurse Aide registry requirements.
  4. Criminal background requirement.
  5. Affidavit of Legal presence status documentation. You must sign and date this document and must be presented for testing.
  6. Minimum age: 18 Years
  7. Minimum education: High school or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  8. Current Oklahoma nurse aide certification (CNA) with no abuse notations
  9. BLS/CPR Card.
  10. Experience working as a certified medication aide (CMA)
  11. Physical and mental capability to safely perform duties.
  12. Employment/ career growth.

Training Cost

MedNoc Training College shall charge the following fees for Advanced Certified Medication Aide training. The fees must be cleared in full before the student is issued with Verification Form and be allowed to take the State examination for the Advanced Certified Medication Aide. If fees are not paid in full, even if the student drops before finishing the program, the skills checklist will not be issued or other academic documents. Unpaid fees balance must be cleared up before the last day of class. If student leaves the program with unpaid balance, the remaining balance shall be turned to the collection agency and legal action will be taken for garnishment order. All folders and Text books issued to students must be returned before the testing day or before the issuance of Training Verification form.

Note: Payment plan can be made with the Vice President. However, the whole balance must be cleared and paid in full before the student can take State Certification Examination. No records will be issued to the student if he/she has a hold on fees.

Students must have the following: 1) OSBI background check and currentg BLS card required. (Offered at MTC for more additional cost)

Training Cost
1 Tuition, Study materials, Folders and files $150.00
2 Testing: Written Exam, and Clinical Skills: $150.00
Total $300.00
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