68 HOUR REGISTERED MEDICATION AIDE TRAINING

The Medication Aide Program is designed to prepare Nurse Aides and students for administration of medicines under supervision and guidance of a Licensed Nurse in the Assisted Living Facility. . The students are prepared to meet the requirements necessary to pass the State Exam and become a REGISTERED Medication Aide in the State of Virginia.

  • Procedures for preparation and administration of medicationShow how different medications affect the systems in the body, storage and safeguarding of medications
  • Use of reference material
  • Documentation of medications on the medication administration record
  • Responsibilities and liabilities associated with the administration and safeguarding of medication
  • Diabetes management

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