Medication Technician

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Medication Aide Training trains individuals to assists with medication management in various healthcare facilities including mental health facilities, assisted living, residential facilities and day programs. The program also prepares students for the State Certification Examination to become a Certified Medication Aide

COURSE INFORMATION

Registered Medication Aide (68 Hour Course)

This course includes 48 in class hours and 20 hours of clinical practice. This course qualifies you to work in assisted living facilities and group homes graduating and passing the licensure exams offered by the Virginia Board of Nursing.

REQUIREMENTS:

Must be a CNA, NA or PCA with verifiable credentials. Certified nurse aide (CNA), Nurse Aide (NA) & Patient Care Assistant (PCA) are offered by the school. Contact the school for more details.

FEE: $450

Medication Aide (32 Hour Course)

This course qualifies the student to assist with medication management in Group Homes, Mental Health Facilities, other residential facilities and day programs after graduating and passing the licensure exams offered by the Virginia Board of Nursing.

REQUIREMENTS:

Must be a CNA, NA or PCA with verifiable credentials. Certified nurse aide (CNA), Nurse Aide (NA) & Patient Care Assistant (PCA) are offered by the school. Contact the school for more details.

FEE: $225

Medication Aide Refresher Course (6 Hours)

Medication Aides licensed in the State of Virginia are required to take a refresher course every year.

FEE: $100

Application Process:

Background check must be submitted to Certified Background prior to the start of class

  • Must be at least 18 years to apply
  • Complete an application and pay a non-refundable processing fee of $75.00
  • BLS CPR for Healthcare Providers (classes offered by the school)
  • Criminal Background Check www.certifiedbackground.com
  • Negative PPD (Tuberculosis screening) Chest x-ray required if PPD positive

*Please click and read Student’s Handbook for more details

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