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Update Your Medication Aide Certification

CMA Update Online Class

Effective July 15, 2013, any CMA whose certification has been expired for more than 1 year will be required to retake the entire 75-hour CMA course to be recertified. Applicants only have 1 year from the time their certification expired to obtain the required continuing education course offered by Bethel House training Institute in Wichita, Kansas.

Course Schedules – 2023

CMA Update Online 

December 1st - December 10th

December 11th - December 20th

December 21st - December 28th

January 2nd - January 9th

January 10th - January 17th

January 18th - January 24th

January 25th - January 31st

February 1st - February 7th

February 8th - February 14th

Febraury 15th - February 21st

February 22nd - Febraury 29th

March 1st - March 7th

March 8th - March 14th

March 15th - March 21st

March 22nd - March 31st 

April 1st - April 7th

April 8th - April 14th

April 15th - April 21st

April 22nd - April 30th

May 1st - May 8th

May 9th - May 15th

May 16th - May 22nd

May 23rd - May 31st


Open Enrollment up until the the day before the class ends.

Complete your CMA update entirely online with our 10-hour state-approved course. You will have 1 1/2 weeks to complete the material at your own pace. You may also come to the office between 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and use our computer lab at your convenience.


Cost: $125

Course Description

CMAs are eligible for employment for 24 months following the date the certificate is issued. They must maintain current eligibility for employment as a CNA to work as a CMA.


To remain eligible to work as a CMA, the CMA must complete 10 hours of continuing education as specified in Kansas Health Occupations Credentialing Regulations. The successful completion of the continuing education will allow the CMA to be eligible to work an additional two years.


The CMA must take a continuing education course within every two year period to remain eligible to work. If the certificate lapses, the CMA has a 1 year period (from the expiration date of the certificate) in which to take a continuing education course to renew the certificate.


The CMA may not work if the certificate has expired. After the certificate has been expired 1 year, the CMA must successfully pass the 75-hour course and test to become eligible for employment.



This course meets Kansas continuing education requirements for CMA's and will cover:​​​​​​

  • New Classes of Drugs and New Drugs

  • New Uses of Drugs

  • ​​​​​New Methods of Administering Drugs

  • Alternative Treatments Such as Herbs, Acupuncture, and Interaction With Traditional Drugs

  • Safety and Administration of Drugs

  • Documentation

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