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816.373.MEDS (6337)

1425 S Noland Rd., Independence, MO 64055

CMT – Certified Medication Technician

TUITION:  $975 - Payment plan available

CNA’s may advance your career by training to be a CMT in as little as 12 weeks. By combining 60 hours of classroom instruction with a minimum of 8 hours of clinical practice you will enhance your skills and be able to administer medications at all levels of long-term care. Students learn basic principles of medication administration through classroom discussions, demonstrations and simulations, and presentations by healthcare professionals.

In this 68-hour State of Missouri certification program you will learn: 

  • State regulations and resident’s rights
  • Infection control
  • Medication actions and effects
  • Accurate dosage and measurements
  • Proper storage and accountability
  • Use of a drug reference handbook
  • Transcription and documentation

To be eligible student must:

  • Student must be at least 18 years of age
  • Student must provide a copy of a valid Social Security card or Work Permit at time of registration
  • Student must provide a copy of 2 negative TB PPD skin tests or 1 negative TB blood test or 1 negative chest x-ray that is less than 6 months old on the first day of class
  • Background check must be free of ALL felony crimes against persons
  • Student must be registered with the Family Care Safety Registry (FCSR)
  • Be active on the MO CNA registry.
  • Must provide a letter from a DON/Administrator/Director on company letterhead, recommending the student for the CMT class and providing dates of employment to verify at least 6 months of employment as a CNA in the State of Missouri.
  • Must provide copy of high school diploma or GED.
  • Must achieve a minimum score of 75% on basic reading and math test given on the first day of class.
  • Student must have reliable transportation and dependable childcare. 

First day reminder:  Bring TB test results, high school diploma or GED, recommendation letter and a 2" notebook binder.  You will also need a 2016 or newer Lippincott Nursing Drug Handbook.

MEDS is a state of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) approved training site for certification programs.

Please contact MEDS at 816-373-6337 for tuition and information on how to reserve your seat in one of our upcoming classes.


Step 1

Review the Student Handbook

Step 2

Complete Registration Form and send ID copies to MEDS.

Step 3

Invest in your future with our interest FREE CNA or CMT payment plan.

Upcoming Classes

CNA Classes

*Class days subject to change due to inclement weather


Feb 1 to Apr 25


9:00 am - 4:30 pm


Feb 11 to Apr 14

Tuesdays and Thursdays

9:00 am - 4:30 pm


Mar 10 to Apr 30

Tuesdays & Thursdays

4:00 pm - 9:30 pm









CMT Classes

*Class days subject to change due to inclement weather


April 8 to June 12


8:00 am - 3:30 pm