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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 

September 21st -  September 30th

October 2nd - October 10th

October 11th - October 22nd

October 23rd - October 31st

November 1st - November 12th

November 13th - November 21st

November 22nd - November 30th

December 1st - December 10th

December 11th - December 20th

December 21st - December 28th


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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