(1) The applicant for licensure may apply to take the Montana medication aide I exam if the applicant:

(a) has completed a board-approved medication aide I training program as outlined in these rules; or

(b) holds an unencumbered certification or license in another state or U.S. jurisdiction to administer medications.

(2) In order to be licensed as a medication aide I in Montana, the applicant shall pass the board-approved medication aide I exam.

(a) The applicant may take the examination up to three times. If not successful on the third try, the applicant must retake and pass the medication aide I training program before being eligible to take the examination again.

(b) The applicant must pass the exam within 12 months of satisfactorily completing the medication aide I training program, or else the applicant must complete the training program again before being eligible to take the exam.


History: 37-1-131, 37-8-202, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-1-141, 37-8-101, 37-8-202, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 2393, Eff. 10/8/04; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 1583, Eff. 7/1/06; TRANS, from Commerce, & AMD, 2006 MAR p. 2035, Eff. 8/25/06; AMD, 2011 MAR p. 2144, Eff. 10/14/11; AMD, 2021 MAR p. 991, Eff. 8/7/21; AMD, 2022 MAR p. 1666, Eff. 8/6/22.