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Certified Medication Assistant II

BSC's Continuing Education (CE) offers Medication Assistant II training which provides classroom instruction and clinical practice to CNAs interested in the next career step; Certified Medication Assistant II for the administration of routine, regularly scheduled medications. Included in this 80-hour program is classroom instruction, supervised laboratory training and clinical practice.  *This class is currently not open for individual enrollment.

If you work for a long-term care facility, BSC-CE will work with your site to coordinate a CMA II program with a customized schedule that fits with your current nursing and CNA staff. Contact our program manager, Alison Zarr at alison.zarr@bismarckstate.edu/701-224-5731 for more information.

Upon completion of this course, the student will understand:
  • Medication concepts
  • Roles, responsibilities, legal aspects and limitations of a Medication Assistant II
  • Methods of medication packaging
  • Storage of medication
  • Administering and charting medications
  • Standard precautions for infection control
  • An overview of the major categories of medications and body systems

For more detailed information on our medical training, check out:

     - Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
     - BSC Nursing Programs

Start thinking beyond and contact CE today at 701-224-5600 or 1-877-846-9387 or email BSC.CETI@bismarckstate.edu.