Medication Management Aide (MMA)

Course Description

Cardinal Institute for Health Careers’ Medication Management Aide education program (MMA) is designed to prepare individuals to provide medication administration in the following facilities: Intermediate care facilities for the mentally handicapped, group homes, and Department of Behavioral Health and Disability Services (DHDS).

This MMA education program is 40 clock hours, divided as:

Indirect Hours

  • 32 hours of classroom & skills instruction
  • 8 hours of diabetic program.


  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must speak, read, write and comprehend English
  • Must have basic Math skills
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must have a government issued photo ID
  • Must have a social security card
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds throughout the entire class and clinical sessions

Completion Requirements

Program Completion Requirements

Cognitive testing in form of quizzes/exams are given and the student must pass with an 90% or better for successful completion of the program. Skills are checked off and must be satisfactory to successfully complete the Medication Management Aide education program.


A certificate of proof for successful completion of the course will be awarded at completion of program.

Duration (in days)


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