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Medication Aide
CRN: 15812
Location: Zoom
Course/Section: NRAO530 103
Date: 10/19/2023 - 01/16/2024
Instructor: Cross Michelle
Time: 04:00PM - 07:00PM
Days: Tuesday, Thursday
Contact Hrs: 60 hours
Medication Aide: This is a 60-hour course consisting of 48 classroom hours and 12 clinical hours. This course also includes the CORE Training of the Prepare to Care curriculum. The purpose of the course is to prepare people to safely administer non parenteral medications in facilities licensed by DIA. The emphasis is on safe administration and students are provided with classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences. Pre-Requisites: In order to take this course the student must be drug free, and working in an agency /facility licensed by DIA. If employed in a certified nursing facility all students must be employed in the same facility and work at least 480 hours prior to the start of the medication aide course, plus they must be current on the State Nurse Aide Registry. This is per the IAC 481-58.21(6), updated IAC 6/23/2023. The facility sponsors the student by allowing them to complete the clinical experience and must fill out a facility sponsor form. If a student is employed in a residential or related type of agency licensed by the DIA all students must still fill out and complete the Facility sponsorship/recommendation form. Agencies/facilities licensed by DIA are: Long Term Care (LTC), Assisted Living Programs (ALP), Residential Care Facilities (RCF), Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF), Intermediate Care Facilities for the Intellectually Disabled (ICF-10) Psychiatric Medical Institutions for Children (PMIC) Psychiatric Medical Institutions (PMI).
   •  Class Days: Tuesday/Thursday
   •  Class Times: 4 pm to 7 pm
   •  Class Dates: October 19 thru December 14, 2023
   •  Class Format: Zoom
   •  Lab: TBA (On campus) Review: January 11 (On Campus) State Exam: January 16 (On campus)
   •  NO ABSENCE allowed on the first two days of class during CORE training or the on campus lab date. (you will be dropped with NO REFUND)
   •  Textbook Pick up will be October 18 at the DMACC Southridge Center
Available Seats: 2     Fees: $495.00
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