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CERTIFIED MEDICATION TECHNICIAN

The Medication Technician course is designed for Certified Nurse Assistants in nursing homes who would like to increase their skills and learn to administer medications. This challenging course meets Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services guidelines. Successful graduates receive state certification in administration of non-parenteral medications. Practice in administering medications is provided through classroom labs, as well as supervised experience in the student’s own facility. Applicants must be Certified Nurse Assistant in Missouri, must pass the TABE test (given at The Career and Technology Center), and be a high school graduate or equivalent prior to the start of the course. Must be active on the Missouri State Registry for 6 months prior to class. 

Medication Technician
Upon successful completion of this course & the passing of the state examination, the certified medication technician will be qualified to pass medications in any long term care facility. 

This challenging course meets Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services guidelines. Successful graduates receive state certification in administration of non-parenteral medications.


Practice in administering medications is provided through classroom labs, as well as supervised experience in the student’s own approved facility.

Applicants must be Certified Nurse Assistant in Missouri employed in an approved training facility, must pass the TABE test (given at The Career and Technology Center), and be a high school graduate or equivalent prior to the start of the course.

To apply for the CMT program, individuals must:
*Be a high school graduate or GED
*Be employed as a CNA (on MO State Registry for 6 months)
*Complete an application and a background check


For specific meeting date & time and estimated tuition & fees, please call 573.334.0826 to speak to one of our advisors.