Qualified Medication Aide Course

Tuition $1500
8 weeks training (64 hours)

Monday & Thursday 2:30 – 6:30pm
14 weeks clinical (45 hours)

50% percent of total tuition is due at the beginning of first class. The remaining 50% is due by the beginning of the 3rd class. The student may receive 50% of tuition as refund until the beginning of the 4th class.

Pharmacology course that prepares the CNA for passing medications in long-term care facilities under the direction and supervision of a nurse.

Those who successfully complete the classroom and clinical QMA program will be able to apply for the Indiana State Department of Health exam for Qualification Certificate.

Jobs in this field require the ability to stoop, kneel, walk and stand for long periods, the ability to lift 50-75 pounds frequently, be responsible, patient, caring, willing to take directions and work as part of a team, good interpersonal skills, and communication skills, attention to detail and accuracy, maintain confidentiality.

* Tuition includes State Qualification Testing fee, ISDH course text, nursing drug handbook

* Classroom instruction of 60 hours followed by 45 hours of clinical practicum training which is arranged around the student’s schedule; usually 2-4 hours several days a week; clinical training has to be completed within 3 months.


The following 3 items need to be verified immediately for acceptance to QMA class. Please scan them to email on the site, or mail copies to the physical address. The rest of these items can be gathered after these are completed. The attachment can be used to verify 1,000 hrs. worked with HR personnel where you have been employed.
  • Letter of recommendation from your supervisor-on facility letterhead with Supervisors written signature
  • Proof of 1000 hrs work as CNA in past 24 mo
  • Copy of High School diploma, GED
QMA 1000 CNA Hours Verification - PDF
  • Must be 18 years old
  • Copy of ISDH certification card
  • Copy of most recent physical exam
  • Copy of last 2 tuberculin skin tests: copy of 2-step
  • Copy of picture id and social security card
  • Copy of IN State criminal history check
  • On Nurse Aide registry with no verified findings
  • Able to read and write English
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply & divide
  • turn-in pre-test with application and $30 application fee
  • Minimum of 5 participants required for all classes