Personal Care Attendant (“PCA”)

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Personal Care Attendant (“PCA”) Per Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), this program permits a residential care facility to employ a trained Personal Care Attendant (“PCA”) to perform defined resident care procedures that do not require the skill or training required for a Certified Nurse Aide (“CNA”). Scope The PCA position is a temporary accommodation…

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QMA Insulin Administration Training Course

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QMA Insulin Administration Training Course:Per the Indiana State Department of Health’s website, effective 12/31/2019 (ISDH) – Division of Long Term Care is announcing the release of the Qualified Medication Aide (QMA) – Insulin Administration Education Module. This education module is approved to train current and future QMAs in the administration of insulin to residents in…

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Important changes per Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH)

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QUALIFIED MEDICATION AIDE CERTIFICATION RENEWAL Your Qualified Medication Aide (QMA) Certification will expire on 03/31/2018 IMPORTANT CHANGES – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY QMA certifications will expire every 2 years and match your CNA expiration date.* The $10.00 QMA renewal fee is NO longer required. The QMA Record of Annual Inservice Training Form does NOT need to…

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