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Certified Medication Aide Hybrid

ID : 49021   
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The purpose of this course is to prepare individuals to safely administer nonparenteral medications in agencies/facilities licensed by DIA. The emphasis is on safe administration and students are provided with classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences to assist in achieving course competencies. 

All participants must satisfactorily complete the Prepare to Care Core Module prior to progressing onto the Medication Aide Course. Individuals who have completed the Core Module previously may present their Core Certificate of Completion to be excused from these hours if they choose.  Please visit this link to complete the Core Module before the Medication Aide Course begins: 

Class Details

32 Session(s)
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Online 24/7.  
  Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri.  

Location : Off Campus Location : 
  Off Campus.

Instructor : Melissa Smith 

CEUs : 5.8



Please read:  Pre-Requisites: In order to take this course, the applicant must be drug-free and working in an agency/facility licensed by DIA. Other requirements include: *If employed in a certified nursing facility all applicants must be employed for at least 6 months by the facility sponsor, must be eligible on the Iowa Nurse Aide Registry, and provide recommendations from the administrator in the facility in which they are employed. *If employed in a residential or related type of agency licensed by DIA: provide a recommendation from the administrator in the facility in which they are employed *Agencies/facilities licensed by DIA required to have employees complete Medication Aide prior to assisting medication administration in their facility/agency: Long Term Care (LTC) and Residential Care Facilities (RCF) *At the time of enrollment, each student must identify the RN who will supervise the validation of competencies in the clinical area.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
7/25/2022 - 9/19/2022 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Melissa Smith 
9/19/2022 - 10/19/2022 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM NA, Off Campus  Map, Room: Classroom-General Melissa Smith 

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