Insulin Administration Training
The Insulin Administration training program prepares Certified Medication Technicians (CMT) in a skilled or intermediate care facility or Level I Medication Aides (LIMA) in a residential care facility (RCF) or assisted living facility (ACF) to administer insulin. The program is designed to present information on diabetes as it relates to symptoms and implications of proper or improper treatment and to teach skills in insulin administration in order to qualify students to perform this procedure in long term care facilities in Missouri.
The curriculum content includes procedures and instruction in the following areas: diabetes and its treatment and complications; types of insulins; techniques of insulin administration; and methods of monitoring blood sugar levels.
COST OF PROGRAM
There are no costs to the individual upon successfully qualifying for financial assistance. All instructional materials for this training will be provided through funding sources.
- Step 1 – Contact SLATE at 314-657-3504, 314-657-3505, 314-657-3573 or 657-3562 to attend information session to see if you qualify for financial assistance for the training program.
- Step 3 – Complete Applicant packet and turn into STL Training 2 weeks prior to training start date.
The below requirements are required and need to be completed in order to be accepted into the training.
- Be employed as a CMT or Level I Medication Aide.
- A copy of high school diploma, high school transcript or GED must be provided. Foreign diplomas must be translated into English and verified through ECE (414-289-3400).
- A letter of recommendation (on letterhead) from their current DON or administrator stating that they are recommending the employee enroll in the Insulin Administration training.
- Applicants must be registered on the Family Care Safety Registry (FCSR) and have a clear background check through the FCSR in order to be considered for application into the Insulin Administration Program.