LAI Medication Manager Certification Course Registration Now Open

LeadingAge Iowa’s Medication Manager Certification course is now open for registration and meets the new DIA requirements for medication administration in assisted living, adult day and elder group homes, effective March 1, 2021.  Registrants will experience a research-based course with video demonstrations, interactive activities, and quizzes to ensure comprehension.  The course has been designed to be mobile and tablet friendly, allowing registrants to take the course from any location with internet access.   

Pursuant to Iowa Administrative Code 481--67.5(2)(f), any non-licensed individual administering medications in an assisted living program, adult day services, or elder group home must have at a minimum successfully completed a medication manager certification course.  DIA has extended the effective date for the minimum requirements for medication managers from January 1, 2021 for March 1, 2021, meaning all unlicensed staff who administer medications must complete the course and clinical practicum by then.   

Program Highlights:   

  • On-Demand, online training and final exam.  (Approximately 12 hours) 
  • Clinical practicum curriculum with guided instructions for onsite training by the program’s registered nurse. (Approximately 4 hours) 
  • A portable medication manager certificate. (Valid in Iowa) 

Course Fee:

$145  $125 per registrant through March 1, 2021, to assist with the new regulatory requirement.  (Unlimited space available) 

Requirements:

  • Certified Medication Managers must be 18 years of age. 
  • The program’s registered nurse must attest to the student’s completion of the clinical practicum and assessment of skills.  
  • Course registrants must complete each module before moving forward and must successfully pass the written exam and the clinical practicum before receiving certification.
  • Course registrants must be competent in obtaining vital signs.

Registration Instructions (screenshot below):

  1. Go to https://leadingageiowalearn.com/lai-mmc100-medication-manager-certification
  2. Enter the quantity of registrations and proceed to checkout. 
  3. Once purchased, a receipt will be sent to your e-mail within 15 minutes.  For non-CE Solutions customers, please allow up to two business days for your account to be created.  Login information will be emailed to you at that time.

NOTE: If you are a CE Solutions customer or are purchasing for a large group of employees, please contact [email protected] to register your group.

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