Hillcrest Healthcare is now offering a state-certified Medication Aide training course.


Medication Aide Training Course Description:

This 93-hour class will prepare students to become state-certified medication aides who can then work in healthcare facilities. The aides, under the direction of a nurse, will assist in providing medications.

Medication aides perform under the supervision of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or a registered nurse (RN). The medication aide training course is required for anyone seeking to work as a medication aide in a long-term care facility. Following completion of the training, the student takes the state medication aide examination.

The class will cover:

  • Basic medication administration concepts
  • Healthcare team responsibilities in medication administration
  • Legal and ethical aspects
  • Effects of drugs on body systems
  • Anatomy and physiology related to medication administration
  • Safety and infection control
  • First-aid and emergency care
  • Other healthcare topics

Medication Aide Training Course Application


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