Medication Aid Courses Listing
This course is designed as the practicum for the medication aide to administer medications
in the skills lab setting and the nursing home setting. Content will focus on the
application of knowledge from MA 1103. Students will have the opportunity to practice
the role of medication aide under the supervision of the instructor and preceptor.
Students will successfully complete 90 hours of practicum. Grade will be Pass or Fail.
Prerequisite: Department approval. Corequisite: MA - 1103
This course is an introduction to the principles and concepts related to the administration
of approved medications by a medication aide in the nursing home environment. Safety
issues related to medication administration and common effects of medication are presented.
Students must also register for the clinical companion course to be eligible to write
the state certification exam. Prerequisite: Departmental approval. Corequisite: MA