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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

Certified Residential Medication Aide Certificate Program

with Jennifer Courtois, RN

$305

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 medications, safe administration procedures, practice taking vital signs, transcribing physician orders, and documenting procedures on the Medication Administration Record per Maine’s regulations governing residential facilities. In addition, students must 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 of attendance, no exceptions. Participants must be 18 or older. No high school credential or background check required. Payment plans available for qualified applicants. Tuition includes fee for handbook. Course fee is nonrefundable. Masks optional.

Required: Proof of registration, The 2020 Nurse’s Drug Handbook ISBN-13: 978-1284167900 (approx. $42, new on Amazon - or purchase a used copy from the instructor for $13), a yellow highlighter, a 1.5-inch 3-ring binder. $100 fee for medication pass payable to the instructor at your scheduled test.

Note: CASAS assessment testing is highly recommended. Please call our Saco Learning Center at 207-282-3846 or learningcenter@rsu23.org to set up a testing appointment.

Jennifer Courtois, RN, has 40 years of nursing experience in hospital, home health, diabetes & community education, and 10+ years teaching CNA, PSS & CRMA in both the classroom & clinical areas. She works as a consultant for an assisted living facility and a full-time nurse educator.

  • Oct 15 - 29th, 2022
    Fri - 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: Open Rm

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