Medication Aide

This course, taught by a North Carolina Board of Nursing-approved instructor, prepares students to meet the training requirements to become qualified as a medication aide.

Students will learn the Six Rights of Medication Administration for Non-Licensed Personnel. Topics will include medication administration via the oral, topical and instillation routes, medical asepsis, hand hygiene, terminology and legal implications.

By successfully completing this course, students will be prepared to take a state-approved Medication Aide Competency Evaluation to be listed on the State Medication Aide Registry. The scope of practice of the medication aide is limited to the technical aspects of medication administration.

Program outline

  • PHM 4100A3 Medication Aide (24 hours)

To register for this class, you must have a valid Nurse Aide I listing in North Carolina with no substantiated findings.

Industry-recognized credential: N.C. Department of Health and Human Services

Complete in: One month or less

Industry Recognized Credential

Course details and registration information

Medication AidePHM-4100A3
This course, taught by an NC Board of Nursing-approved instructor, allows students to meet the requirements for becoming qualified as a Medication Aide. The course covers the Six Rights of Medication Administration for Non-Licensed Personnel, and topics include medication ad...
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