MEDICATION TECHNICIAN TRAINING PROGRAM (MTTP) FOR DDA PROVIDERS

On Site Training for DDA Agencies

The purpose of the Medication Technician Training Program (MTTP) is to prepare the unlicensed assistive personnel/certified nursing assistants for certification as medication technicians. This training course is designed to provide a basic foundation for safe medication administration. Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON) sets standards and regulations which govern the administration of medication in Maryland. This training course meets the requirement for unlicensed staff to administer medications in a community based setting for all agencies that are licensed by the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA). The MTTP course encompasses the entire curriculum developed by DDA in which TSRN utilizes: The revised and approved MTTP Student Manual for basic instruction and MTTP Instructor’s Manual for teaching aids such as: feedback exercises, study guides and final exams. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be eligible to apply for certification with the Maryland Board of Nursing as Medication Technicians (CMT).

THE SUCCESSFUL STUDENT MUST:

  • Score 70% or better on each feedback exercise administered throughout the course.
  • Demonstrate with 100% accuracy correct medication administration procedures in a simulated practicum setting.
  • Score 80% or better on the cumulative final exam (as applicable).
  • Complete the classroom/theory component of the MTTP within 14 days of the first class day.
  • Demonstrate with 100% accuracy correct medication administration procedures in the clinical setting by completing this component within 30 days from the last MTTP class day with the RN/Case Manager/Delegating nurse for the agency where the student is employed.

Instructor: MBON Approved Registered Nurse Trainer

Length: 20 hours

PRE-REQUISITES FOR STAFF TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS COURSE:

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Must pass a basic reading comprehension and basic math pre-test.
  • Must be an employee of a licensed Developmental Disabilities Administration provider/agency.

INITIAL MTTP
20 hour/ 4 day course

MTTP Clinical Update

4 hour/ 1 day course

The clinical update is only for individuals who are currently certified by the Maryland Board of Nursing as a CMT for DDA and need to renew their certificate.

To schedule an on-site MTTP training, fill out the form below.

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