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Certificate of Proficiency - Medication Aide


There are two options that allow a student to take the state proficiency test which permits employment as a MA-C in a nursing home setting.
Students who wish to be considered for enrollment in the Medication Aide Certificate Program should contact the Nursing Division office for application requirements.

Required Courses - Option 1 - 5 Credit Hours Total

All of the following are required and are co-requisites:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Medication Aide 1102 Medication Aide Practicum 2
Medication Aide 1103 Medication Aide 3

5 Credit Hours Total

Required Courses - Option 2 - 5 Credit Hours Total

All of the following are required:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Medication Aide 1102 Medication Aide Practicum 2
Medication Aide 1103 Medication Aide 3
Allied Health 1203 Medical Terminology 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Computer Information Systems 1001 Introduction To Computing I 1 Fall & Spring Semesters

Elective - 1-3 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following or a Social Sciences Course with approval of Division Chair:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Medication Aide 1102 Medication Aide Practicum 2
Medication Aide 1103 Medication Aide 3

10 Credit Hours Total