Meets the Maryland Board of Nursing renewal requirements for the Certified Medicine Aide. Designed to keep the practicing CMA informed and updated regarding new medications, non-parenteral drug administration, policies and practices, and medications needed by geriatric clients. Emphasis is on new drug therapies and the role of the medicine aide in providing safe and competent care. Upon registration, students must submit a copy of their current CNA/GNA certification and proof of successful completion of their initial CMA training course in Maryland, and must verify current CNA practice of at least 16 hours within the last two years, must verify active practice as a CNA/GNA/CMA in a licensed nursing home for at least 8 hours within the last two years, and must verify active practice as a CMA for 100 hours within the last two years. Verification can be provided by the employer on facility letterhead. Please note: The Maryland Board of Nursing requires that this update be completed no more than 90 days before the expiration of the CNA/GNA/CMA certification.