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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 

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

Course Schedules – 2025

CMA Update Online 

January 2nd - January 10th 

January 13th - January 21st

January 22nd - January 31st

February 3rd - February 11th

February 12th - February 20th

February 21st - February 28th

March 3rd - March 12th

March 13th - March 21st

March 24th - March 31st

April 1st - April 10th

April 11th - April 20th

April 21st - April 30th

May 1st - May 9th

May 12th - May 21st

May 22nd - May 30th

June 2nd - June 11th

June 12th - June 20th

June 23rd - June 30th


Open Enrollment up until 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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