This Medication Aide Program prepares students to safely administer, or to assist in client self-administration, medications in specific settings. This class includes lecture, skills lab, and clinical experiences. Students will be able to facilitate or assist the client with administration of insulin, prepare for safe administration of medications to clients in assisted living facilities, maintain aseptic conditions, understand basic pharmacology, follow appropriate procedures for documentation and much more!
Pre-requisites: Successful completion of a 40 hour direct care staff training required by the Department of social services for Assisted Living Facilities, an Department of Medical Assistance Services approved personal care aide training program, or successful completion of a Board of Nursing nurse aide training program. The certification exam, which costs $70, must be taken at a PSI testing center and is not included in tuition.
Space is limited – so check out the student handbook for more details and register today!