CMT – Certified Medication Technician



TUITION:$1,250 - 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 signed/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.
  • Student must have reliable transportation and dependable childcare. 
  • Able to read at an 8th grade level and achieve a minimum score of 75% on the basic reading entrance test.

Additional supplies to be purchased by student:

  • 2017 or newer Lippincott Nursing Drug Handbook  (Do not purchase a pocket guide handbook).
  • 2 inch notebook binder
  • Scrub uniform (color/style of your choice)
  • Manual blood pressure cuff
  • Stethoscope

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 more 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.