The Certified Medication Aide class teaches students the basic techniques and safety procedures for medication administration. Medication Aides assist residents with medications, and students will learn the classifications and side effects of drugs used in an elder care setting. This course is intended to prepare students to safely perform the standard duties of a Medication Aide within Kansas licensed adult care homes. The class consists of 75 hours of training. 50 hours are dedicated to online/book learning (didactic portion) and 25 hours are lab/clinical.
You must already be a licensed Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) to qualify for Medication Aide training. Adding Med Aide training is a great way to boost your employment options, and to earn a higher salary.
KDADS pre-requisite for this class is a current Certified Nurse Aide
Certificate and Reading Test. Student must supply the Reading Test score before class begins. Click hereto see what reading tests are acceptable.
Medication Aides can expect to make between $20,000 and $30,000 a year, depending on location and demand.
*State Test will be held in Ellis, Topeka or Wichita
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Prerequisite: CNA, Reading Test
Total Price: $455.00
Includes $20 KDADS App Fee
A $14 Registration Fee will be added to all registrations