MNA Program

Blended Course

MNA Training

Blended Course

Medication Nursing Assistant (MNA)


The Medication Nursing Assistant (MNA) Program allows experienced LNAs to advance in their nursing career. As a valuable member of the care team, an MNA will work under the direction of an RN or LPN to administer medication to stable clients in long-term care facilities. This course covers all of the basic principles and techniques of medication administration including an overview of common drugs, their effects and side effects, and key safety issues that include medication interactions, common errors, over-the-counter medications, and medication use in older adults. 

The MNA Course is a blended structure made up of three components:

Part One: Theory (offered online only)
Part Two: Pre-clinical lab skills (in-person)
Part Three: Clinical (in-person)

The MNA course is 75 hours long with day and evening schedules available. See the Course Schedule page to check out upcoming classes!

Medication nursing assistant course

The Medication Nursing Assistant (MNA) Program allows experienced LNAs to advance in their nursing career. As a valuable member of the care team, an MNA will work under the direction of an RN or LPN to administer medication to stable clients in long-term care facilities. This course covers all of the basic principles and techniques of medication administration including an overview of common drugs, their effects and side effects, and key safety issues that include medication interactions, common errors, over-the-counter medications, and medication use in older adults.

The MNA Course is a blended structure made up of three components:

   Part One: Theory (offered online only)
   Part Two: Pre-clinical lab skills (in-person)
   Part Three: Clinical (in-person)

The MNA course is 75 hours long with day and evening schedules available. See the Course Schedule page to check out upcoming classes!

  • 3,744 hour of employment as an LNA (about 2 years full time)
  • 2 Character references (from DON or Nurse Supervisor)
  • Active LNA license
  • COVID Vaccine
  • 2-Step TB Test
  • Computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone to complete the online component
  • Strong WIFI connection to stream course lectures and skills videos

MNA Course Fees

   Seat Deposit Fee: $450 (due at sign up, non-refundable)
   Supplies Fee: $200
   Criminal Record Check: $25
   State Exam – Written: $100
   State Exam – Clinical: $100
   Tuition: $1,125
   TOTAL: $2,000

After students graduate from LNA Health Careers, they are eligible to take the State Board Competency Examination to become a Licensed Medication Nursing Assistant (MNA).

*Please note: LNA Health Careers cannot accept transfer of credits from any other institution, nor does our MNA program provide transfer credits to any other institution.