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Certified Medication Technician (CMT)

Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Program

This is a Pre-Qualification Application for the Certified Medication Technician.  To qualify for the CMT Program, each applicant must be a current CNA with at least 6 months verifiable experience.  Each applicant must pass a drug and alcohol screening and background checks and complete the required TABE testing per DHSS requirements.  This fee will cover the costs of doing the necessary screening and TABE testing required for admission to the CMT Program. 

Section:  0
Day/Date/Time: 9/10/18; 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m
Location:  Missouri Job Center, Workshop Room
Sessions:  1
Instructor:  Sandy Nappier
Fee:  $99.00

Section: 1
Day/Date/Time: 9/19/18; 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. OR 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location:  Missouri Job Center, Workshop Room
Sessions:  1
Instructor:  Sandy Nappier
Fee: $99.00


Section: 0
Day/Date/Time: T, TH
Oct. 2 - Dec. 6, 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Sessions: 16*
Location: Hillsboro
Career Tech. Ed. Bldg. - Arranged
Fee: $870*
Tina M. Beason

In addition, a $99 Non-Refundable Application Fee is required.

*8-hour Practicum to be arranged with Instructor.

The purpose of the Certified Medication Technician (CMT) training program is to prepare individuals for employment as a CMT in an intermediate care or skilled care nursing facility. The program is designed to teach skills in administration of non-parenteral medications that will qualify students to perform this procedure to assist licensed practical nurses or registered professional nurses in medication therapy.

This six-week program consists of at least 60 classroom hours of instruction and a minimum of 8-hours of clinical practice under the direct supervision of an instructor. The class consists of instruction in these areas: basic review of body systems and medication effect on each system; medical terminology; infection control; and medication classifications.

An individual must successfully compete a final written examination and a minimum two-hour final practicum exam before a certificate can be issued and that individual's name placed on the Missouri State Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Registry.

The CMT Manual version 2008, effective October 30, 2008, and Test Bank are viewable at

**Download our CMT Brochure for more information!

Student Qualifications: 

  • Download the CMT Registration Process Guide
  • Verification of a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate.
  • Achieves a minimum score of 8.9 on both Vocabulary and Comprehension tests and a minimum score of 7.0 on Mathematics Concepts and Application on the Tests of the Adult Basic Education (TABE). The TABE test is administered by the public education sector.
  • Six (6) months of employment as an approved Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) and listed as active on the Missouri CNA registry before applying to become a CMT.
  • Submits a letter to the training agency from the student's administrator or director of nursing recommending the student take the course. Click here for a Sample CMT Recommendation Letter.
  • For more information go to:

Meet Instructor Tina Beason, R.N.

Tina Beason R.N., a graduate of
Clovis Community College, is a
Registered Nurse who has been
a Certified CNA, Medication
Technician, and Insulin 
Administration Instructor/
Examiner since 1997. Her work
in Oncology Nursing,
Medical-Surgical Nursing, 
Long Term and Geriatric Care
and Hospice provide a wide
range of personal experiences
to compliment her ability to
teach new material to students
with varying levels of training.
Additional training and work 
history include: Chemo
Medication Administration
Certification; CPR, First Aid,
and AED Instructor Certification.
She also has experience as an
Infection Control Nurse,
Assistant and Director of
Nursing and Hospice Patient
Care Coordinator.

CE Registration Info

By Phone:  
MasterCard/VISA, and Discover only.  
Call (636) 481-3144.
TDD users call (636) 789-5772.
By Mail: 
Fill out and print Registration
 (page 31) and mail to:

ENROLL, Jefferson College Arnold
1687 Missouri State Road
Arnold, MO 63010*
*Registration is not complete
until payment is received
In Person:
Jefferson College Arnold
Room 330 (Main Office)
Monday-Thursday, 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday, 8 am - 11:30 am
By FAX: 
MasterCard/VISA only
(636) 287-9084
By E-Mail:  
MasterCard/VISA or Discover,

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