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Medication Aide

Published or Revised March 09, 2017

Instruction in the preparation and administration of designated medications by non-licensed Nursing personnel employed in licensed health care agencies including the responsibilities associated with such administration. This program is mandated by the Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 242, Subchapter N, concerning the administration of medications to facility residents. Applicants must be employed as Certified Nurse Aides listed on the Texas Nurse Aide Registry in active status and currently employed in a facility licensed under Texas Health and Safety Code Chapter 242 on class start date OR employed on class start date as non-licensed direct care staff in a facility licensed under Chapter 247; a state supported living center or an intermediate care facility for persons with an intellectual disability and have 90 days previous employment in the year preceding the class start date. Other requirements include:  read, write, speak and understand English; be at least 18 years old; be free of communicable diseases and in suitable physical and emotional health to safely administer medications; and have a high school diploma or GED. Textbook Required. (NURA1013-Medication Administration)

Fees: $903 (140 Hours)

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