The Medication Aide training program is a 75-clock hour program that is designed to enrich students with the knowledge and skills to be successful as medication aides upon completing the course and passing the State examination. The role of a Medication Aide is to ensure that clients in nursing communities receive their prescribed medication therapy as outlined by the prescribing physician and nursing community protocols. The Medication Aide administers medications under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and works with other care team members like the Nurse Aide. Course Topics covered include but are not limited to:
The course runs from four (4) to six (6) weeks in training that includes laboratory and clinical skills in nursing communities located in Kansas under the supervision of experienced Registered Nurses. There are three class offerings:
Students will have the option to select classes that suit their schedules.
Upon passing the course, students will be awarded Certificate of Completion and be ready to take the Kansas State Medication Aide Certificate Examination to become Certified Medication Aide only in Kansas.
Students may qualify for Kansas Workforce KHPOP financial assistance program. For more details on financial assistance options, please give us a call.
Times: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Times: 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
This is a mix of online lectures, labs and clinical rotations at long term care communities. Lab and clinical rotation days will vary. Schedule and other course details will be available during orientation.
Please note: Orientation’s for all courses will take place on the Friday before course’s start date.