Medication Aide Training

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Piedmont Community College is offering the course, Medication Aide Training, on the Caswell County Campus during the summer semester. The class schedule is Monday and Tuesday, June 4, 5, and 11 and Wednesday, June 12, from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. The instructor will be Cornelia Jay, R.N.  

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to take the competency exam and demonstrate skills necessary to qualify for listing on the North Carolina Medication Aide Registry. Topics will include medication administration via the oral, topical and instillation routes, medical asepsis, hand hygiene, terminology, and legal implications.  

A student must be a high school/GED graduate and a certified Nursing Assistant I to be eligible to enroll in this course. The registration fee is $65 and is payable to Piedmont Community College by May 31. A textbook is required and will be available for purchase from the College Bookstore.   

For further information, call Tammy Duncan at Piedmont Community College, (336) 694-5707, or stop by the Continuing Education Office on the Caswell County Campus.