MEDICATION AIDE PROGRAM OVERVIEW 68hrs.
The Medication Aide class teaches students the basic techniques and safety procedures for medication administration. The six rights of medication administration and the regulations concerning prescription medications are taught. Medication Aides assist residents with medications, and students will learn the classifications and side effects of drugs used in various care settings and this course is intended to prepare students to safely perform the standard duties of a Medication Aide in licensed adult care/assisted living homes under the supervision of a registered nurse or a licensed practical/vocational nurse The class consists of 68 hours of theory and clinical instructions.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Our admission process is designed to be transparent, friendly and stress free as possible. We therefore require all applicants to read about the admission process thoroughly before applying. In case you need help at any point in the admission/application process, please call for assistance on (571) 379-7045 or (703) 933-9430.
- Applicant MUST be at Least 18 years
- Must have completed the CNA program or have HHA or PCA
Evidence of required immunizations, PPD/Chest X-ray results
Satisfactory Criminal Background Check
Valid CPR certification from Red Cross or American Heart Association.
Valid ID card and Social Security Card
Fill application form online and pay the following fees online:
Application fee ……………… $75.00 (non-refundable)
Deposit ………………………. $225.00 (to secure a seat in the program, amount is deductible from tuition)
Total ………………………….. $300.00
If an applicant decides not to pursue admission into the program or does not show up in class at all, the amount of $225 shall be refunded.
Submit the required documents by the required date
The cost of the Medication Aide textbook/study materials is $75
Contact the school to purchase text book/study materials
Monday- Thursday : 5pm-10:30pm
Duration: 3.5 Weeks
Next Class starts: February 3, 2020