Medication Attendant Certified (MAC)
What is Medication Attendant Certified (MAC)?
The Medication Attendant Certified (MAC) is a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), who has received additional training in designated medication preparation and administration. The primary role of the MAC is administering medications, and he/ she will not have a patient care assignment which conflicts or distracts from his/ her primary role . The MAC's role is completely dependent upon the delegation from a licensed nurse. The MAC cannot function without delegation from the licensed nurse.
MAC Regulations: State Regulations Minimum Licensing Standards LAC 48:1 Chapter 100 Subchapter G (rule updated April 2023)
LNHA Memo re: Final Rule in the Louisiana Register for the MAC Programs
Medication Attendant Certified Registry
Long Term Care Site Application for MAC Program: click here
Notification of Medication Attendant Certified Employment & Termination Form: click here
MAC Frequently Asked Questions: click here
The initial MAC certificate will be valid for 12 months from date of issue.Contact Information
Patric Roby, RN, MAC Program Manager
Phone: (225) 342-0114