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Medication Aide (Grinnell)

Mar 21
  • Mon / March 21, 2022
  • 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

The medication aide course consists of the 6-hour Prepare to Care Core education, 48 hours of classroom work, 10-20 hours of clinical at the workplace supervised by Iowa RN, and the state final written exam with 80% or better score. The purpose of this course is to prepare individuals to safely administer non-parenteral medications in agencies/facilities licensed by DIA. The emphasis is on safe administration and students are provided with classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences to assist in achieving the course competencies. The student must be drug-free, working in an agency/facility licensed by DIA. If employed in a certified nursing facility you must be employed for at least 6 months and be sponsored by the facility. If employed in a residential or related type of agency licensed by DIA you must provide a letter of recommendation from the administrator
of the facility in which you are employed. All pre-requisites must accompany the registration. This class includes the state exam. State exam date 04/28/2022 at 9:00 pm, room 128. Funding may be available for eligible participants, for more information please call 641-844-5629.

Class ID 9725                                $485
3/21 – 4/7 Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:00 am – 1:30 pm