Technician Training Program
program uses the curriculum required by the Maryland Board
of Nursing. The CMT training program focuses on specific
community settings such as the Developmental Disabilities,
Assisted Living, Juvenile Services, and School Health.
Endorsement from Out of State:
An individual will not be eligible to
endorse from out of state as a "medication technician".
Guidelines for New
The individual has to be employed in the
Developmental Disabilities setting, Assisted Living setting,
Juvenile Services setting, and School Health setting.
The individual has to successfully complete
the Board approved training program.
The Registered Nurse has to
submit the completed application for certification to the Board
An individual may function as medication technician
under the delegation and supervision of the registered nurse,
case manager/delegating nurse for no more than 90 days while
awaiting certification by the Board.
The initial certification
process takes approximately 90 days.
Renewal Guidelines for Medication
This is a two-step process:
individual has to
complete a required four (4) hour Clinical Update prior
to the expiration of the certificate. The verification of
the Clinical Update must be submitted on line by the
registered nurse, case manager/ delegating nurse authorized
to teach the Board approved Medication Technician Training
Program and the required two (2) year Clinical Update. The
CMT must also practice a 100 hours as a CMT within the two
years following the renewal.
further information about the CMT training: