Become a Qualified Medication Aide (QMA)

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A Qualified Medication Aide (QMA) is a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) who has completed additional training, annual in-service training, and demonstrated competency while dispensing and passing medications and or applying/administering treatments under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse.

Course Format

Classes meet at our Indianapolis office location.

Dress Code: You may wear any color scrubs.

40 hours of clinicals (practicum) will be completed at the student’s facility. 

Students will be accompanied by our program director or an appointed representative to verify student progress and clinical hour verification.

QMA Program Requirements

  • 1000 hours of documented current CNA work experience
  • Minimum age: 18 years old
  • Validation/documentation of high school diploma or GED
  • Currently employed at a healthcare facility
  • Read and write English language
  • Proficient in basic math calculations
  • Copy of current Indiana CNA certification number

Course Tuition

Full class cost: $900 — This is an all-inclusive program

Included in class cost:

  • All Study Materials
  • Updated Nursing Drug Book
  • $65 State Testing Fee
  • Index Study Cards

$300 Down Reserves Your Spot!

Payment Options:

  • Cash or Money Order made out to RESQ Health and Safety Training
  • Check – $25 NSF fee for insufficient funds
  • Credit Card – Add a 3% convenience fee

A Tuition Payment Plan Is Available!

$300 down plus $100 per week for 6 weeks. Tuition must be made in full prior to last week of class.

For more information please call us or email us. Please review our Refund Policy.


Application Documentation Verification

Complete and return:

All application forms must be completed and returned via:


NOTICE: Orientation must be completed before you can attend class!

Once you register and pay the registration fee or a payment arrangement has been verified by your healthcare facility employer, call us or email us to schedule your orientation.

A valid Driver’s License/State ID and Social Security Card will need to be presented at orientation.

At orientation you will receive your books and study materials, fill out paperwork, and take a basic reading comprehension and math exam. You will receive all of your study materials upon completion.