A medication aide distributes patient medications in nursing homes, schools, correctional facilities or non-hospital assisted-living facilities.
A current Texas C.N.A. license is required in order to register for this program.
Convenient evening classes are offered in the fall and spring.
Background check from the Texas Department of Public Safety
HS Diploma or GED Certificate & 18 years old
Working as a C.N.A. in a long-term care or assisted living facility for at least 90 days
Must be able to read, write, and speak English
Employer letter and form:
1. Employer letter on letterhead including:
a.) Agreement to allow student to do 10-hour clinical at facility of employment, signed by Director of Nursing or Administrator.
b.) Employee's date of hire
|Tuition and Fees||$600|
This program is eligible for financial aid.
Job outlook is good for Medication Aides.
Once you complete the Nurse Aide program, you have many options for continuing your education. Click on one of the programs below to get more information on where to go from here.
|Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA)||Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)|
|EKG Tech||Patient Care Tech|
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