QMA Training Program

Welcome to our ISDH Approved QMA Training Program!

* Accessible Online Classroom 
* QMA Clinicals Completed with a Facility of Your Choice or with Our  Affiliated Facility Located in Avon, IN.  
* Curriculum is Completed Online When You Choose but Must “All” be  Completed Before the Last Day of the Online Classroom. 

What is a “Qualified Medication Aide”?
A QMA is an individual who has satisfactorily completed the state -approved 100-hour qualified medication aide course, passed the state-approved competency evaluation test, and received state certification. 

A QMA Works Under the Supervision of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, Performing Procedures Listed within the QMA Scope of Practice.  QMAs Follow Physician Orders Located on the Medication Administration Record; Includes Dispensing and Administering Medications and Applying Treatments to Minor Skin Conditions, to Name a Few. 

Simulated-Lab is Available for Additional Practice of QMA Skills:
Two-Med Carts with Demo Drugs, Two-Training Manikins: Stomas, Wounds, Catheter Training, G-Tube Med Administration, and So Much More!
Students are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. 

(No Additional Cost/Call to Schedule Lab Time/Located in Plainfield, IN).   

How Do I Register for QMA Classes?
Complete the QMA Application. The Application is Used to Let Us Know What Documents You Already Have or Still Need. Then Scroll to the Registration Tab Below to Complete a Deposit and Hold Your Spot.  Spots Are ONLY Held Once a Deposit has been Completed. 

QMA Courses are Non-Refundable as Spots Are Limited. 
Call Administration with Any Questions: {317} 439-7728.

QMA Course Schedule

April 22, 2023

QMA Online (6-Week Online Classes/40-Hr Clinicals)

April 22 – June 03
Orientation (Online) April 22 (Sat.) 10:30am
Lectures are Recorded and Available for 7-Days if Unable to Attend Assigned Lectures

Week 1 – 6:  Online on “Your-Time”
All Course Curriculum Must be Completed by May 03 (Sat.) 

Friday, June 02
10am-6pm Mandatory In-Person/On-Site Lab Training at Indiana Nursing Academy.
2028 Stafford Rd. Suite D, Plainfield, IN 46168.

June 05: Start Completing 40 Hours of Clinicals with a Long-term Nursing Facility; Have your facility complete the affiliation form, found below.

An affiliated facility in Avon is available for Clinicals but will first require 30-days of employment. Call us for Details.

One Ivy Tech State Exam is Included with Tuition 

Full Tuition:  $1,160 
Deposit: $400
Remaining $760 Due by June 24
(An invoice will be emailed for the remaining balance to be completed by June 24)
Financial Assistance: 
Split deposit for This Class, if Needed
 $200 due Now/$200 Due by May 06

Finance Options are Available if You Need Extended Time to Complete the Full Tuition
Call to Discuss in More Detail.


Limited Seats

April 22, 2023

QMA Tuition Includes:

Limited Spots Available-Save Your Spot Now by Completing a Deposit Under the “Register Now” Tab!

Call if Additional Time is Needed to Provide Documentation: All Documents Must be Provided Before Starting Clinicals.

Tuition Includes:
Online Course Curriculum,
QMA Textbook/Workbook,
Active Teacher (RN),
Optional Lab-Use with Nurse Assistance,
Optional Tutoring In-Person or Online,
PRIME Study Guide,
(1) State Exam,
(6-Hr) Remediation Course.

State Exam is Provided Electronically at Ivy Tech

 QMA Students Are Required to Purchase the Nursing Drug Handbook Before Starting Clinicals.
(Saunders, Lippincott Versions, 2022 or Newer)
Online Does Not Have to Feel as Though You’re Learning Alone.

QMA Course

Must be 18 or Older & in Good-Standing as a CNA on the Indiana Nurse Aide Registry.  Must Pass a Limited Criminal Background Check. 
Email Documents to: Admin@IndianaNursingAcademy.com

1) Copy of High School Diploma or Equivalency: GED is accepted. Transcripts Only if Graduation Information is Provided by the School, on the Transcript.

2)  Worked a Minimum of 1,000 hours as a CNA within the Last 24-Months. 

3) Basic Physical Examination and TB test: the physical and TB tests may be from a past or current employer as long as they are Dated within 12 Months from the Start of class.

4)  Clinical Agreement Form (Provided for you-Scroll Below): Completed by Your Current Facility or a Long-Term Care facility Near You. We Have a Clinical Location in Avon, IN, but You Must First Become Employed for a Minimum of 30-days to Use Our Affiliated Facility. 

5) COPY of Your State ID or Driver’s License: Email picture of both sides.

6) Complete the Entrance Exam for Proof of Basic Math Skills and Reading/Writing in English.

Forms are Provided for You: Scroll Down. 

Required Documents

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1,000 Hour CNA Verification Form

to be Completed by Current or Previous Employers. 
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Facility Affiliation

Facility is to Complete this Form Stating They’ll Allow Clinicals.
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Work Release Form 

or Email Your Physical; Must be Dated within the last 12 months.
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TB Verification Form 

Dated within the last 12 Months.
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Student Entrance Exam

Complete and Return by Email.
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