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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

Certified Residential Medication Aid Certificate Program

with Jennifer Courtois, RN


CRMAs are in high demand!

This course provides standardized training for professionals working in state-certified residential care homes. State of Maine regulations, standard residential facility policies and basic anatomy and physiology are covered. Discuss common medications, their many uses, common side effects and client response to side effects. Learn safe administration procedures, practice taking vital signs, transcribing physician orders and documenting procedures on the Medication Administration Record in accordance with Maine’s regulations governing residential facilities. Students are required to complete a Clinical Medication Administration of three medication passes for three different residents with 100% accuracy. Full certification and medication pass awarded on successful completion with 40 hours attendance, no exceptions. Course fee is nonrefundable.

Note: CASAS testing is highly recommended before your class starts so register early! Once you are registered, our staff will contact you to set up a testing appointment.

Note: Participants must be 18 or older. No high school credential or background check required. CASAS pre- and post-testing in Math & Reading is highly recommended. Payment plans available for qualified applicants. $100 fee, for medication pass, is payable to the instructor at the time of your scheduled test.

Required: The PDR Pocket Guide to Prescription Pills Book ISBN# 9780553593563 (approx. $10, Amazon or Nonesuch Books), a yellow highlighter and a 1 to 1 1/2 inch 3-ring binder.

Jennifer Courtois, RN, has 40 years of nursing experience in hospital, home health, diabetes and community education along with 10+ years teaching CNA, PSS & CRMA in both the classroom & clinical areas.

  • Mar 7 - Apr 4th, 2020
    Sat for 5 weeks from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Saco LC

207 282 3846

80 Common St
Saco, ME 04072 Get directions

Room: Rm 2

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