Medication Aide

THE JOB
The health care field offers many job opportunities in a variety of challenging environments. The medication aide works in assisted living facilities, group homes, adult day care centers, and correctional facilities. Medication aides work under the supervision of the nursing and medical staff. The job is tough and demanding. Medication aides care for both the physical and psychological needs of their patients.

THE CLASSESES: Offered on the Franklin Campus, Spring semester

HCT 115 – Medication Administration Training: 3 credits
Prepares students to safely administer, or to assist in client self-administration of medications in specific settings. Includes practice. Meets curriculum requirements of the State Board of Nursing.

HCT 190- Coordinated Internship: 1 credit
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.

EMT 109- CPR for Healthcare Providers: 1 credit

During the Spring semester that the Medication Administration Training Courses are offered, HCT 115 classes will be taught one day a week, EMT 109 is a dynamic classes offered on Friday evenings and all day on Saturday during the Spring semester; see Classes Schedule under the Current Student tab online and HCT 190 Coordinated Internship will be scheduled at the instructor’s discretion. HCT 115 and EMT 109 classes are offered on the Franklin campus, if there are enough students applying for the classes.

Medication Aide Information Packet

Medication Aide Application