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Medication Assistant

Technical Certificate

2 credits | 108 hours

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This certificate provides a laddering opportunity for current Certified Nursing Assistants.

 

Program Overview

This program is for certified nursing assistants who will, upon completion, be involved with administration/distribution of medications to residents in a skilled care nursing facility. Employer approval and proof of work experience are required.

This program will prepare students to administer medications to residents in a nursing home. The Medication Assistant program consists of classroom and laboratory instruction and supervised practice in a nursing home. After completing this program, students will meet state requirements for the Medication Assistant Registry.

Program Outcomes

After completion of the certificate, employers will expect graduates to be able to:

  • Adhere to the scope and practice of a medication assistant
  • Administer medications as allowed by DHS 129 regulations
  • Adhere to the rights of medication administration and safety
  • Protect client rights and confidentiality

Career Outlook

Typical positions available after completion include:

  • Medication Assistant
  • Medication Aide
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This program is for certified nursing assistants who will, upon completion, be involved with administration/distribution of medications to residents in a skilled care nursing facility. Employer approval and proof of work experience are required for participation in this course.

 

Helpful Information

For more information on this program, scheduled sites, and how to apply, contact:

Stephanie Johnson
Medication Assistant Program Director
715.246.1875
Email Stephanie

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