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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 – 2024

CMA Update Online 

April 22nd - April 30th

May 1st - May 12th

May 13th - May 20th

May 21st - May 31st

June 3rd - June 10th

June 11th - June 20th

June 21st - June 30th

July 1st - July 10th

July 11th - July 21st

July 22nd - July 31st

August 1st - August 11th

August 12th - August 20th

August 21st - August 31st

September 3rd - September 10th

September 11th - September 22nd

September 23rd - September 30th

October 1st - October 10th

October 11th - October 20th

October 21st - October 31st

November 1st - November 10th

November 11th - November 20th

November 21st - November 30th

December 2nd - December 10th

December 11th - December 19th

December 20th - December 29th


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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