First Crown Health Care, Inc. was founded in 2004 by Grace Coley. She is a Registered Nurse with over 37 years of nursing experience. For several years she was a Nursing Instructor at the college level. She obtained her Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees from University of Saint Francis in Joliet, Illinois. Her philosophy as an educator is to teach, work alongside and encourage each student to reach their maximum potential and educational goal.
A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) helps patients or clients with healthcare needs, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). CNAs are also known as Nursing Assistant (NA), Patient Care Assistant (PCA) or a State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA) The individual who carries this title needs strong work ethic and ability.
A Qualified Medication Aide (QMA) is a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) who has completed additional training, annual in-service training and demonstrated competency while dispensing medications, and administering treatments. This is done under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) released the Qualified Medication Aide (QMA) Insulin Administration education module. This education module is approved to train future and current QMAs, in the administration of insulin to residents in Indiana licensed healthcare facilities. First Crown Health Care QMA Program Director is permitted to teach the Insulin Administration Education Module and we follow the ISDH approved curriculum. The Insulin Administration Education Module is an OPTIONAL training for current and future QMAs.