Registration Opens for Medication Aide

Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer a Medication Aide course on the Caswell County Campus. The course will be held Oct. 14 – Oct. 30, Wednesday’s from 4Photo of Medication Aide Course – 8 p.m. and Friday’s from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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 or high school equivalency graduate and be listed on the Nurse Aide I Registry to be eligible to enroll in this course. A textbook is required and must be purchased from the PCC Bookstore in Roxboro. The registration fee is $70. The deadline to register and pay the registration fee is 12 p.m., Tuesday, October 13th. For further information or to register, call Lori Watlington, (336) 694-8080.