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
Healthcare
Type
Technical Diploma
Program Number
30-510-5
Availability
In-Person
  • Technical Diploma
  • 1 TermsĀ 
  • 3 Credits
  • Variable Start Dates

Career Outlook

Medication Assistant

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Disclosure:

Salary data is derived from surveys collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and mapped to LTC programs using economic modeling software. As with any survey data, the wages presented here are prone to error and sampling bias. Educational decisions should not be entirely based on the data presented here. The wage data presented here is the median annual salary in the LTC District as reported by EMSI (Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.) Some people beginning work at jobs in these fields may find a higher or lower starting wage that what is reported here.

ADMISSION AND FIRST SEMESTER ENROLLMENT STEPS

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

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