2019-2020 Catalog

HLTH 1300 Medication Aide

5.0 - 0.0 - 5.0

Pre Co Requisite

(1) 18 years of age by end of course - must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

Course Description

This course prepares students to meet the requirements of the Nebraska Medication Aide Act. It includes information regarding medication administration, pharmacology, state rules and regulations, classification of drugs, and documentation of drug administration. The course focuses on the responsibilities of the medication aide in an assisted-living facility or a skilled-care nursing facility.