Medication Aide Classes

MEDICATION AIDE

$55 non-refundable application fee / $350 tuition
Must be at least 17 years old. Requires a High School Diploma or GED Certificate.

Course Description
As a Medication Aide, you will assist a licensed nurse by assisting and monitoring individuals with medication administration. The course emphasizes the importance of establishing an ethical and caring relationship with clients and is recommended for individuals interested in an entry-level job in healthcare or for CNAs working in skilled nursing facilities who would like to enhance their skill sets.

GA Healthcare Training Center’s Medication Aide program is led by practicing LPNs and RNs with years of clinical experience. Under their mentorship, you will learn the body systems and medication’s effect on each system, principles of medication administration, medical terminology, infection control, preventing and reporting medication errors, medication classifications, documentation, and commonly used abbreviations.

Your training will consist of lectures, class discussions and demonstrations, coupled with multi-media materials and supervised lab time. Instructors will lead question and answer sessions after each section to ensure you fully understand the materials presented.

Job Qualifications
This course prepares students to seek employment in Home Health, residential settings, assisted-living facilities; correctional centers; home health agencies, schools, group homes, and daycare centers.

Certification
This course is authorized by the Georgia Medical Care Foundation.

Course Benefits

  • Small class sizes ensure a more personal learning experience
  • Convenient location accessible by public transportation
  • Practicing RN and LPN instructors with years of clinical experience
  • Course completion in as little as 3 days.