Certified Nursing Assistance

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medication Aide. 512603


This course requires 120 hours of training, labs and clinical. Prerequisites: active and in good standing on the Maine State CNA Registry with no disqualifying annotations; have completed at least the equivalent of one year of full-time employment as a CNA prior to taking the course; and achieved a 10th grade level on a reading comprehension assessment.

A Certified Nursing Assistant  is an experienced CNA who has completed additional training to administer non-injectable medications to patients who are 4 years of age or older.  These aides may work in nursing facilities, assisted living centers, state mental health institutions, county jails and state correctional facilities. 


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

Combination of Education and Course(s)


RSU 54 Adult & Community Education

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

61 Academy Circle, Skowhegan, Maine

Local WIB

3 - Central Western Local Area 3

Name of Credential

Certified Nursing Assistant - Medication (CNA-M)

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Payment Plan

Refund Policy

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

Yes - State of Maine Division of Licensing & Certification

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


Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-1131.00Nursing Assistants
$15.00 per hour

Provider Status



61 Academy Circle, Skowhegan, Maine 04976

Phone Number

(207) 474-7553

Fax Number

(207) 474-0992

Web Address

Last Updated

Jun 29, 2023


Oct 15, 2021


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