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Taking the right medication at the right time is necessary for a patient to have a better result in health recovery. This is the reason why it is necessary to have a caregiver who has the required skill and knowledge of the medication they give. To achieve this, we at DaySpring Career Institute offer hands-on training for students who are seeking this certification (Medication Aide).
A Qualified Medication Aide must meet the following requirements from the Indiana State Department of Health:
- Completed a state-approved CNA training program. Must have completed 1,000 work hours as a CNA before applying to the QMA training program.
- Passed a QMA competency evaluation program consisting of a written test, and
- A Recommendation letter from your Administrator / DON.
- Be listed in good standing as a CNA on the Indiana State Nurse Aide Registry.
The students who undergo our Qualified Medication Aide program will learn skills, such as:
- Administering prescribed medications
- Recording and updating patient charts
- Hygiene and grooming assistance
- Monitoring vital signs
- And much more
INSULIN ADMINISTRATION TRAINING
The Subtype Certification has been approved by the Indiana State Department of health for QMA’s to administer insulin. The training will follow the ISDH approved curriculum.
The students who undergo our Qualified Medication Aide Insulin Administration program will learn skills, such as:
- Administer Insulin
- Withdraw insulin from a vial and administer insulin by subcutaneous(subq or SQ) injections
- Prepare an insulin pen & administer insulin by subcutaneous(subq or SQ) injections
- Administer Sliding scale insulin subcutaneous( subq or SQ) injections per guidelines and specific physician’s order
- Perform finger stick blood glucose testing per facility policy and procedure
Report and document insulin administration, observation and concerns
A Qualified Medication Aide Interested in having the Insulin Administration Subtype Certification must meet the following requirements from Indiana State Department of Health
MUST BE A QMA,
complete 8hours of classroom
complete 2hours of practical training 1:1 with a licensed Registered Nurse
Pass a written examination administered by IVY TECH.
Pass a Practical Examination administered by Program Director with %100 competency
Please don’t hesitate to contact us today for additional information.