Degrees and Programs
The Medication Aide program is designed to prepare you to meet the requirements of the Medication Aide Act and the responsibilities of the medication aide in an assisted living facility and/or 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.
Upon completion of this course, you will be eligible to take the state administered written exam. After successfully passing this examination and completing the application procedure, your name will be placed on the medication aide registry at the Nebraska Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure, Credentialing Division.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average salary for basic nurse aides/medication aides in Nebraska is $23,020.