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Certified Medication Aide

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$650.00 plus $25.00 state test fee

140 hour course.

In order to be registered, applicant must present:

  • Notarized copy of high school diploma or GED from an accredited school.
    NO ONLINE DIPLOMAS/GEDs ACCEPTED.
    Out of country high school transcripts must be evaluated PRIOR to registration.
  • Be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Be free of communicable diseases and in suitable physical and emotional health to safely administer medications.
  • Be a graduate of a high school or have a GED
  • Be currently employed in a facility as a nurse aide or non-licensed direct care staff person on the first official day of an applicant’s medication aide training program.
  • Have been employed in a facility for 90 days as a non-licensed direct care staff person.  This employment must have been completed within the 12-month period preceding the first official day of the applicant’s medication aide training program.  An applicant employed as a nurse aide in a Medicare skilled nursing facility or a Medicaid nursing facility is exempt from the 90-day requirement.
An institution licensed under the Health and Safety Code, Chapter 242; a state school as defined in the Health and Safety Code, §531.002(17); a correctional institution as established under the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; an intermediate care facility for persons with mental retardation operated by a community mental retardation center established under Health and Safety Code, Chapter 534; or an assisted living facility licensed under the Health and Safety Code, Chapter 247, as a certified nurse aide and be a nurse aide in good standing on the state registry.

CLASS SCHEDULE

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Oct 10 - Feb 27, 2017MW6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.Corsicana
Jan. 4 - May 3, 2017TTH5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.Waxahachie

*REQUIRED TEXTBOOK & SUPPLIES:

Administering Medications, Pharmacology for Health Centers - 8th Edition
by Donna Gauwitz
Approximate cost: $155

CONTACT INFORMATION

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continuinged@navarrocollege.edu
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