Washington State’s first approved medication assistant program for CNAs will train you to complete the MACE and take the next step in your healthcare career.
Health Professionals Institute is the first school in the state approved to teach classes for the medication assistant endorsement certification (MA-C).
At HPI, we limit all of our classes to a maximum of 50 students. Receive hands-on tutelage from experienced instructors.
Our medication assistant program includes 100 hours of instruction across both clinical experience and lab hours.
This certification allows CNAs to pass routine medications under the supervision of an RN. With an MA-C, you will be able to take on more responsibility and grow your career as a CNA.
An MA-C is a useful certification for CNAs working in nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities for individuals with an intellectual disability or related conditions, correctional institutions, and assisted-living facilities. Our course covers pharmacology, medication classification, drug dosage, and more so that you can safely and confidently administer medication, recognize side effects, and accurately record dosage and treatment.
A medication assistant endorsement certification allows you to:
Affordable, Quick Certification
HPI’s medication assistant endorsement program is a three-to-five-week course with 100 hours of instruction divided between theory/lab hours and clinical experience. As Washington State’s first school to provide this certification, our instructors are among the most experienced in Seattle.
HPI’s medication assistant program accepts a maximum of 10 students every cycle. In addition to an interview with our Admissions Director, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Start Date: February 27, 2023
Theory/lab 60hrs: 2/27,3/2, 3/3, 3/4, 3/6, 3/7, 3/8, 3/9, 3/23, Theory/ Lab Finals: 3/30, 3/31. Time: 9am 5pm.
Clinicals 40hrs: 3/17, 3/18,3/19,3/20,3/21
Time: 6am to 2:30pm
Start Date: June 5 through June 30, 2023
Theory/Lab 60 hours: Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Clinicals 40hr: Time: 6 am to 2:30 pm
Start Date: August 1 to August 31. 2023
Theory/Lab 60 hours. Time 9am to 5pm
Clinicals 40hrs. Time: 6 am to 2:30 pm
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**Class schedule and clinical rotation days and times can change without notice, please call or email for verification**
Registration fee: $100
There are short-term and long-term financing option available for those in need.
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Classroom and Clinical
Theory/Lab Hours: Total 60
Clinical Experience: Hours 40
This is a 3 week course
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At the end of our medication assistant endorsement program, you will take the Medication Aide Certification Examination (MACE). Passing this exam grants you the ability to help administer medication and observe for reactions.
Obtaining this certification gives you greater importance and alleviates pressure from the floor nurse, allowing them more time to assess clients, perform treatments, and document care. Your certification can be used as a building block to further career growth as a CNA.
A medication assistant certification offers you increased responsibility and a more significant role within your healthcare facility. With an education from Health Professionals Institute, you will possess the tools and knowledge to grow in your preferred institution.
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