Advanced Certified Medication Aide (ACMA)-Respiratory & Gastroctomy/Nasogastric

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Advanced Certified Medication Aide (ACMA)-Respiratory & Gastroctomy/Nasogastric 2019-12-31T01:50:36-06:00

Advanced Certified Medication Aide (ACMA)-Respiratory & Gastrostomy/Nasogastric.

The Advanced Certified Medication Aide (ACMA) class, focuses on the administration of Respiratory medications geared towards treatment such as inhaler and nebulizer under the supervision of a licensed nurse. The course also trains the student to be able to administer medications and nutrients through a Peg-Tube, Oralgastric or Nasogastric. Our ACMA Respiratory and Gastro course is a 16-total Clock Hour course. 10 hours classroom and 6 hours of practical training. The course requires the trainee to be a CNA for at least 6 months and have a current CMA certification prior to applying for the ACMA program. This ACMA class (Respiratory, Nasogastric and Gastoctomy) is offered in our Oklahoma City campus.

Total Training hours for this program = 16 hours.

Class = 10

Skills lab and Skills check offs = 6 hours.

Learning objectives:

  1. Gastrointestinal system.
  2. Respiratory system.
  3. Alternative methods for providing nourishment and medications.
  4. G-tube equipment and supplies.
  5. Insertion of G-tubes by a licensed nurse and assessment of placement.
  6. Procedures and techniques for checking stomach contents prior to the use of the G-tube.
  7. Identification of and responses to potential problems associated with the administration of medications and nutrition via G-tubes.
  8. Methods for delivery of medications via respiratory System.
  9. Equipment and supplies for medication via MDI (metered dose inhalers) and nebulizers.
  10. Methods and techniques for administering medications via MDI and nebulizers.
  11. Identification of and responses to potential problems associated with the administration of medications via MDI and nebulizers.
  12. Return demonstrations of skills.


  1. Minimum Age: 18 Years.
  2. CNA Certification: Must be current with no abuse notations.
  3. Six (6) minimum months of working experience as a CNA.
  4. CMA Certification in Oklahoma.
  5. High School Diploma, GED or other Equivalency, or higher.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Application form.
  2. Two Forms of identification. (One must be a Social Security Card, and the other must be a photo ID, such as a current State Identification card or Driver’s License.)
  3. Affidavit of Legal presence status documentation.
  4. Payment of the Cost of this Training and State Certification Testing fees.
  5. Physical and mental capability to safely perform duties.

The student must complete 16 clock hours of training and score 100% on skills check-offs and 90% or higher on two classroom exams before being issued with completion form (Verification Form) to enable student register for the ACMA GI/RESP State Exam. After the successful completion of the ACMA GI/RESP course, the student/trainee will be issued with a verification form signed and dated. 

State Exam and Certification:

There is no state exam for ACMA- GI/Resp in Oklahoma. After successful completion of the program, the student shall complete Application for Advanced Training Certificate CMA-Naso-Gastro-ODH-Form-506 issued by the school. MedNoc Training College shall mail this form to Oklahoma Nurse Aide Registry within seven business days. After the OSDH-NAR receives the form, the student will be added as a CMA with Advanced standing. 

ACMA: Resp, Naso, & Gastro Certification:

The student is responsible for submitting the end of course paperwork required by the Oklahoma Nurse Aide Registry with a $10.00 fee to the Nurse Aide Registry to be added as ACMA with Resp & Gastro. The $ 10.00 associated with the end of course paperwork is payable to OSDH-NAR and not MedNoc Training College. 


1 Tuition $ 180.00
  Total Cost $ 180.00

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.

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