Medication Administration Training
Independent Study

This MAT class has two parts.

Part one allows the participant to view the MAT training video on the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) website. Participants follow the instructions set forth on the website and print their own handouts.

Part two of this class is completed with your MAT instructor. Participants will practice skills learned from the video. Skills testing include three hands on tests. The written exam is the same as the traditional MAT. The skills tests and written exam must be passed for a course certificate. Certificate is good for three years. If you need a second written exam, this will also be scheduled with your MAT instructor.

Please review the MAT Training checklist prior to class. Click here to view the checklist

Student materials: Handouts need to be printed by participant from the VDSS website. Instructor will provide supplies for skills practice and skills tests. Handouts will not be available.

Participants follow the instructions set forth on the website and print their own handouts. MAT is a strict curriculum mandated by the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) which covers all the routes of medications that child care providers can administer. The class covers in detail how to manage and collect the information for the state forms. Participants practice the written forms and how to give all the medications. The class is video driven.

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