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 Training Program

MAC Training Program Application: click here

**The initial MAC certificate will be valid for 12 months from date of issue**


Contact Information

Rachel E. Cooper, RN, MCSII

Phone: (225) 342-0114