Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA)

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Government license

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medication Aide. 512603


Receive standardized training for professionals working in state-certified residential care homes. State of Maine regulations, standard residential facility policies, and basic anatomy and physiology are covered. Discuss medications, safe administration procedures, practice taking vital signs, transcribing physician orders, and documenting procedures on the Medication Administration Record per Maine’s regulations governing residential facilities. In addition, students must complete a Clinical Medication Administration of three medication passes for three different residents with 100% accuracy. Full certification and medication pass awarded on successful completion of final exam with 40 hours of attendance, no exceptions. Re-certification is required every 2 years. 

Requirements Include: An intake appointment and satisfactory score on the CASAS math and reading assessments are required prior to the start of this course.  Please call our office for more information. 


Next Class Begins February 1, 2024 – March 12, 2024

Time: Tuesday’s & Thursday’s 4pm – 8pm


207-364-2012 Option #4


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Region 9 Adult Education

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

377 River Road Mexico, ME

Local WIB

3 - Central Western Local Area 3

Name of Credential

Certified Residential Medication Aide

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Payment plan available

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - State of Maine

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition


Out-of-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-1131.00Nursing Assistants
$15.50 per hour
Required Certification: Certified Residential Medication Aide

Provider Status



377 River Road, Mexico, Maine 04257

Phone Number

(207) 364-2012

Fax Number

(207) 364-2074

Last Updated

Jan 17, 2024


Sep 15, 2016


Nov 09, 2018

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