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, 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).   

Insulin Administration is Available for QMA Students that would like to simultaneously earn their QMA and Insulin Admin. certificates.

How Do I Register for QMA Classes?
Complete the QMA Questionnaire to Let Us Know What Documents You Already Have or Still Need. 

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

October 28, 2023

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

Online Orientation Saturday, October 28
Online Class November 04 – December 16
Students are encouraged to complete the 40-Clinical Hours in 2-weeks.  Clinicals Must be Completed within 3 months after Dec. 16

Online Orientation Sat, October 28, 10:30am-12:30pm
Students will receive an invite via email to join the orientation online.

Week 1 – 6:  Online on “Your-Time”
All Course Curriculum Must be Completed Weekly, by midnight Sunday.

Saturday, December 16 
10am-6pm Mandatory
In-Person/On-Site Lab Training at Indiana Nursing Academy.
2028 Stafford Rd. Suite D, Plainfield, IN 46168.

Start Completing 40 Hours of Clinicals with your approved Long-term Nursing Facility.
Your facility Must 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.

(1) Ivy Tech State Exam is Included with Tuition
6-Hr Remediation Course Included if needed

Full Tuition:  $1,160 
Deposit: $400
Remaining $760 Due by December 30
(After the start of class, an invoice will be emailed for the remaining balance to be completed)
Financial Assistance: 
Choose the split deposit option
 $200 due Now/$200 Due by November 18

Finance Options are Available if You Need Extended Time to Complete the Full Tuition
Call to Learn More Details.


Limited Seats

October 28, 2023

QMA Tuition Includes:

Limited Spots Available-Register 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)
Learning Online Does Not Have to Feel – Alone.
Your Instructor is Available to Call for Direct Assistance as you move through the course.

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 test 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 (Forms are Provided-Scroll Below): Completed by Your Current Long-Term Care 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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