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Registration Opens for Medication Aide

Published Friday, August 23, 2013
by Elizabeth Townsend

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Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer a Medication Aide course on the Person County Campus. The class will meet on the following dates: Sept. 3, 5, 9, 10, 12, 16, 17, and 19 from 6-9 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/GED® graduate to be eligible to enroll in this course. A textbook is required and will be available for purchase from the PCC Bookstore. The registration fee is $70. The deadline to register and pay the registration fee is 3 p.m., Friday, Aug. 30. For further information or to register, call Lisa Ashley, (336) 322-2113.