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Medication Aide (Grinnell)

September 11, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm


Iowa Valley Grinnell Campus
123 6th Ave. West
Grinnell, IA 50112
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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 an Iowa RN, and the state final written exam with an 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.

Please read:  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 prerequisites must accompany the registration. This class includes the state exam. State exam date 11-9-2023 at 10:00 am. Clinical hours are to take place from 10-20-23 until 11-8-2023.

Start Date End Date Class Time Course ID
9/11 10/19 Mon, Thurs. 9:00 am – 1:30 pm 11746