Medication Aide

Medication Aide

NOT CURRENTLY ENROLLING STUDENTS IN THIS PROGRAM.

A medication aide is responsible for passing approved medications to residents in a long-term care facility under the direction of a licensed nurse (LPN or RN).  The Medication Aide program provides classroom theory instruction, laboratory practice and clinical experience as defined by the Ohio Board of Nursing in Rule 4723-5-08 OAC. 

Course of Study Includes (but is not limited to): Six rights of medication administration, safe medication storage and disposal, basic pharmacology and drug classifications, medication administration, principles of standard precautions and documentation of medication in clinical records.

 Students:

• Must possess an active STNA registry number, documented one year minimum STNA experience, clean BCI background check and a negative 2-stop TB test prior to the start of class.

*Note: in order to be certified as a medication aide, an applicant will be tested to determine whether the applicant’s reading, writing, and mathematical skills are sufficient to administer prescription medications safely.

 

PREPARE TO EARN CERTIFICATION IN:

• Medication Aide through the Ohio Board of Nursing

 
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