Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Training Program Description
The certified medication technician (CMT) class or training program is a program at Top Knowledge Healthcare Institute intended for individuals who want to administer medication in assisted living facilities under the delegation of registered nurses (RNs). Learn more about what this class or program entails below.
About the Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Training Program
The Med tech, CMT or certified medication technician training course is a 20-hour clock program. This course is designed for persons who will administer medication in the home or in assisted living facilities under the delegation of a RN. Students enrolled in the course will learn the following:
- Role of the Med Tech, CMT or medication technician
- Safe medication administration
- Medication uses, responses, interactions and documentation
- Observing, reporting and recording physical and behavioral changes as it relates to medication administration
- Medication routes of administration
- Medication storage
- Students have to be 18 years or older.
- Access to a laptop or desktop (PC) computer with a camera is required. Those with a tablet will have to come in person to pickup their training manual and materials before the first day class. Please call 410 528 1600 to schedule an appointment.
- pass a basic English and Math test with a 70% or higher. This test will be administered the first day of class.
- Students are required to attend class by video. Please note camera must be functional and on during class.
- Students need to have stable internet connection.
Registration for Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Classes
To register for the CMT class, please click on the “Register Now” button below. To register for classes, a non-refundable $75.00 deposit is required. Non-refundable meaning refunds are not granted. Once your deposit has been made you are officially registered for the course. Payments can be made by VISA or Mastercard. Once your deposit has been made, the balanced owed is $220.00. Your balance of $220.00 will be due on the first day of class.
Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Class Expectations
The CMT class will be held online via Zoom. You will need a laptop or desktop (PC) computer, notebook, pen and a pencil. Those with a tablet will need to come in person to pickup their training manual and materials. Students are required to attend class by video, so your camera must be functional and on during class. Casual, but professional attire is expected throughout the course of the program, so please dress accordingly. Timely attendance for all days of the program is required. Missing a day or arriving late to class will make you ineligible to complete the program.
You will receive an email one week prior to the start of classes with more program details. If you do not receive this email, please call us at 410-528-1600.
If you have an active CMT certification in Maryland and you need to complete your 4-hour clinical update class, please call Elaine Howard, RN at 443-538-2493 for class details. You can also send her email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming CMT (Med Tech) Classes
|CMT Class Dates||Class hours|
|April 10, 12, 17, 19||5 pm-9:30 pm|
CMT (Med Tech) Class Cost
|Maryland Board Of Nursing (MBON) Application Fee||$ 20.00|
Becoming a Certified Medication Technician (CMT)
What Does a CMT Do?
A CMT assists nurses in providing care and medications. CMTs in the state of Maryland are allowed to administer medication in assisted living facilities and a few other healthcare facilities (not hospitals or long term care facilities) under the supervision and delegation of RNs.
How Do You Get a CMT Certification?
To become a CMT in Maryland, one must complete all program hours and requirements and submit an application to the board of nursing. Having a criminal history can hinder a person from becoming certified by the board of nursing.
Where Can I Work as a CMT?
CMTs can work in many different places, including assisted living facilities, home care agencies, and adult daycare centers.
Enroll in CMT Classes Near You
To learn more about enrolling in Top Knowledge Healthcare Institute’s Certified Medication Technician (CMT) certification training program, contact us today. We offer convenient weekend and evening classes to help make it easier to achieve your goal of becoming a CMT.