Medication Assistant

This course is designed for current certified nursing assistants looking to grow professionally by learning the role and scope of the medication assistant and how to administer select medications safely. Course content includes basic principles of medication administration, simple math calculations, the scope of the medication assistant, and simulated and clinical experiences.

Career Area
Health Science
Type
Technical Diploma
Program Number
30-510-5
Availability
In-Person
  • Technical Diploma
  • 1 Terms 
  • 3 Credits
  • Variable Start Dates

Career Outlook

Medication Assistant

Median Income: $34,988.00*
 

POTENTIAL JOB TITLES

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Provide or assist with basic care or support under the direction of onsite licensed nursing staff. Perform duties such as monitoring of health status, feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, or ambulation of patients in a health or nursing facility. May include medication administration and other health-related tasks. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.

 

Disclosure:

*Lightcast/EMSI data is a hybrid dataset derived from official government sources such as the US Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Bureau of Labor Statistics. This salary data is from Lakeshore District, unless noted otherwise (i.e. Wind programs use State of WI.)

ADMISSION AND FIRST SEMESTER ENROLLMENT STEPS

  • Contact Health & Human Services Division
  • You must have a sponsoring employer and contract before attending.

Approximate Costs

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Evening classes are available to give students more flexibility. Times vary by location.

Faculty Bios

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Stacey Grimm

Being a nurse educator goes beyond teaching. It involves mentoring, role modeling, coaching, and motivating the future nurses of Wisconsin!

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