Insulin Administration and Glucose Monitoring CMA Advancement Class
Our ACMA classes are offered at our Rose District Broken Arrow location. This is a 16 hour course that will cover Diabetes monitoring and Insulin administration under the supervision of a licensed nurse. To take this class you must have been a CNA for at least 6 months and have a current Oklahoma CMA certification.
This is a two day course on Diabetes Care with Insulin Administration program taught by a licensed nurse instructor. As part of the course you will focus on the management and monitoring of the diabetes disease. This will include learning how to observe for and recognize signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia, checking blood sugar levels, and administering insulin. Other aspects of diabetes care will also be covered including infection control, risk factors, diet/nutrition, and other medications.
The student will be certified ACMA- Insulin, and Diabetes in the State of Oklahoma upon successful program completion and passing the State certification examination.
- Understanding the physiology of diabetes
- Blood glucose testing and use of equipment
- Diabetes disease management
- Managing glucose levels
- Stable and unstable diabetes
- Medications and adverse reactions (Insulin and oral agents)
- Administration of diabetic medications
- Infection control and universal precautions for bloodborne pathogens
- Charting, graphing and record-keeping
- Minimum Age: 18 Years.
- Current CNA Certification
- Current Oklahoma CMA certification
- Six months working experience as CNA
- No license abuse notations.
- The ability to safely perform duties
Bring to Class:
- Two Forms of identification. (One must be a Social Security Card, and the other must be a photo ID, such as a current State Identification card or Driver’s License.)
- Pen/pencil and paper for notes
- A smile and readiness to learn
Certification and State Exam:
To pass this course you must score 80% or higher on written exams and 100% on Skills exams. Upon completion the student will be issued a Training Verification Form unless there is a Tuition balance due. In such cases the Verification form will be issued after final payments are completed. After course completion the student seeking ACMA Diabetes certification will take the Oklahoma State Examination and must score 80% or higher. Students have 3 attempts to pass. If failed 3 times the State requires the course to be retaken before further testing. Upon passing the Oklahoma State Exam the student will be registered with the Oklahoma Nurse Aide Registry and will receive an ACMA certification number. Fees for State testing are paid to the State and not Family Healthcare Training.