Students in the Registered Medication Aide program will be trained to work closely with patients in long-term care facilities. This program prepares students to take the Registered Medication Aide State Board Exam. The course includes 68 hours of instruction and consist of classroom and hands-on skills.
Students will learn basic pharmacology, the five rights of medication administration and proper techniques for oral and topical administration of medications. They will also administer insulin and perform blood glucose tests. Interested students must have the Certified Nursing Assistant license. The certification will increase employability in long-term care facilities.