Medication Aide


You can take training to serve as a medication aide in an assisted living or nursing facility. Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 3 Credit Hours.

Required Core Courses

Core 3 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
HLTH 1120 Medication Aide
This course is designed to prepare the student to assume the role and responsibilities of a Medication Aide working in a nursing facility. This course includes information regarding medication administration, pharmacology rules and regulations, classification of drugs, orders, storage, abbreviations, and an overview of commonly used drugs and documentation.

Note! Note to Current Students

We strongly recommend that you review your course schedule with your advisor and consult the college catalog for specific program requirements.