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Certified Medication Aide Update

Certified Medication Aide Update Program Description:

Provides continuing education for Certified Medication Aides.  Prerequisite for this class is a current Certified Medication Aide Certificate. Regulations require that you update your certification every two years. The CMA Certificate does not have to be current, but cannot be lapsed by one year or more.  Paper work is sent to KDADS after the course ends.  It takes KDADS a minimum of 2 weeks to process the update. Class is offered every month.  This course is KDADS approved.  Please call We Care Online for more information. 

The Kansas Certified Medication Aide Update online course offered by We Care Online, offers CMA’s comprehensive and up-to-date training to enhance their knowledge and skills in medication administration. This course covers the latest regulations, best practices, and safety measures to ensure medication administration competence and patient well-being. Through engaging online curriculum, participants will updated and given an understanding of medication types, dosage calculations, drug interactions, and other essential topics, allowing them to renew their certification and excel in their critical role within the healthcare field.


The Kansas Medication Aide Update course is a comprehensive and in-depth program designed to equip CMA’s with the latest knowledge and skills required for safe and effective medication administration. As healthcare regulations and best practices continually evolve, this course ensures that medication aides stay updated with the industry’s advancements and maintain the highest standards of care for their patients.

The online course is structured into engaging and informative modules that cover a wide range of essential topics related to medication administration. Participants will start by reviewing the fundamental principles of pharmacology, understanding the different types of medications, their uses, and potential side effects. The course delves into dosage calculations, equipping medication aides with the tools to accurately measure and administer medications, reducing the risk of errors and adverse reactions.

A significant focus of the course is placed on drug interactions and contraindications, as these play a pivotal role in ensuring patient safety. Participants will learn how certain medications can interact with one another, potentially causing harmful effects or reducing the effectiveness of treatment. This knowledge empowers medication aides to identify and report any potential issues promptly.

We Care Online’s Medication Aide Update course also covers the latest regulatory changes and legal responsibilities surrounding medication administration. Participants will gain insights into the state-specific guidelines and protocols, ensuring compliance with the law and maintaining the highest standard of care in their practice.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be added to the state registry as completed. The student will not receive a new card from the state, however, information at the state level will be updated.

Overall, the Kansas Medication Aide Update Continuing Education Online Course by We Care Online is an indispensable resource for certified medication aides seeking to enhance their skills and knowledge. By equipping participants with the latest information on pharmacology, dosage calculations, drug interactions, communication, and legal responsibilities, this course empowers medication aides to provide safe and high-quality care to their patients, ultimately making a positive impact on healthcare outcomes in Kansas and beyond.

Expected income ranges from $7.50 – $12.00 per hour depending on location and the type of work you do. (see payscale.com)

This course will provide the necessary learning opportunity to satisfy the requirements of continuing education for certified medication aides in the state of Kansas.

**If your certification has lapsed by more than one year and you need to re-take the Certified Medication Aide class again, Click Here.

Email colleen@wecareonlineclasses.com or call 888-932-2501 ext 102 for more information.

Students upload your documents here: Click here

Our courses require payment up front. If you are a facility and need to make payment arrangements, please fill out this form: Click Here for Form 

Or email our Accounts Receivable department: click here to email

This course is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents. You can view our approved courses: Click Here


Course Instructor


Kayla Neitzel, RN

Kayla Neitzel is an invaluable member of the We Care Online 

Classes team, bringing her passion for education and dedication to helping others succeed. As a highly skilled and experienced instructor, Kayla plays a crucial role in delivering high-quality online courses to students across the country. With a deep understanding of her field, she is committed to providing a supportive and engaging environment for students to thrive in their educational journeys.

Kayla’s expertise lies in creating dynamic and interactive learning experiences. Her innovative teaching methods and ability to adapt to different learning styles make her a favorite among students. With a keen eye for detail, she ensures that course materials are comprehensive and well-structured, fostering an optimal learning environment. Kayla is also known for her exceptional communication skills, which allow her to connect with students on a personal level, providing guidance and support whenever needed.

In addition to her instructional role, Kayla actively contributes to curriculum development at We Care Online Classes. Drawing from her extensive experience, she collaborates with the team to create relevant and up-to-date course content that meets the evolving needs of learners. Her dedication to ongoing professional development keeps her at the forefront of educational advancements, enabling her to continuously enhance the quality of education offered by We Care Online Classes.

Whether she’s guiding students through their coursework, developing engaging materials, or staying updated on the latest educational trends, Kayla Neitzel is a true asset to the We Care Online Classes team. Her unwavering commitment to student success and her passion for online education make her an exceptional instructor who is instrumental in shaping the future of distance learning.


Colleen Villa

Colleen Villa is a dedicated and passionate member of the We Care Online team, making a significant impact as a department director. With an extensive background in healthcare and a genuine desire to help others, Colleen brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role. Her unwavering commitment to providing high-quality education and support to students is evident in her interactions and the positive feedback she receives.

As a professional, Colleen Villa has spent several years working in various educational settings, including colleges. This hands-on experience allows her to offer practical insights and real-world examples to her students, enhancing their understanding of the material. Colleen’s expertise extends across a range of topics including healthcare administration.

Beyond her exceptional teaching skills, Colleen is known for her compassionate approach and genuine interest in her students’ success. She takes the time to connect with each individual, understanding their unique learning styles and providing personalized guidance.

Colleen Villa’s commitment to excellence and her passion for healthcare education make her an invaluable asset to We Care Online. Through her engaging style, vast expertise, and genuine care for her students, she continues to make a positive impact on the lives and careers of healthcare professionals. Whether she is helping with instruction or helping advance our online courses, Colleen’s contributions play a significant role in shaping the future of the industry.


Student FAQ's

It is all online!  Sorry, we do not have any in person courses.

No, there are no clinicals for a KS C.M.A. update

Canvas is fully functional on many types of smartphones and tablets. Compatible devices include platforms such as iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, Android, Palm and Blackberry. However, it is recommended that you do not solely rely on one of these devices to complete your online course work.

Canvas is fully functional on many types of smartphones and tablets. Compatible devices include platforms such as iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, Android, Palm and Blackberry. However, it is recommended that you do not solely rely on one of these devices to complete your online course work.

For example, We Care Online has a class from Jan. 1 through Jan 7th.  You have that open window to get ten hours in at your convenience.  You can finish early, just not late.  Paperwork will not go to KDADS until the day after the class ends.

It is a ten-hour course as required by KDADS.  You must put ten hours into the class. 

You can enroll in our courses by paying a non-refundable registration fee up front and you can then make payments on the balance. You can make the payments any way you choose at any time you choose as long as the course is paid before the course start date.

For scheduled courses, balances must be paid in full prior to the course start date. If payment in full has not been received, you will be taken out of the course. You will forfeit your Registration Fee.

You can enroll online by clicking on the “Register” button or you may contact Colleen at 1-888-932-2501 ext. 102 to enroll over the phone

We accept Credit/Debit cards by phone or through our online payment processing system. Click here: My Online Account 

We can invoice your facility if your company is paying for your course. Your facility will need to fill out the Facility Registration Form: Click Here

You can also mail a check or money order to us!

Mailing Address:

We Care Online

4601 E Douglas #112

Wichita KS 67218

You have one year from your “inactive” date to take a renewal course, anything after a year requires a full CMA course in order to pass medications.  Please note, once you show “inactive” you are not allowed to pass medications.

No.  You must wait until your certificate is showing “active” again in the nurse registry.

Enrollment Options:

Course Information:

Book required

No Text Book Required.

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