Medication Aide Class
Start Date: November 9, 2021
End Date: November 12, 2021 Class Times: 8:30 am – 4:30pm
Medication Aide classes will be In Person held here at the school for the entire class.
Documents for Registration:
Wisdom Health Academy needs the following documents for registration.
Once you have all of these documents, you can give us a call to set up your advising meeting (No Walk In’s)
- Copy of Driver’s License
- Proof of CNA license
- High School GED/Diploma
After we have received these documents, we will send you a secure link to make your payment for the class. Please send documents for registration to firstname.lastname@example.org
The objective of Wisdom Health Academy is to prepare North Carolina Certified Nursing
Assistants (otherwise known as “CNA’s” or “Nurse Aide 1’s”) with the knowledge and skills
required to function as a North Carolina-certified Medication Aide. This role involves the
administration of various medications to clients in long-term care settings, under the
direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Wisdom Health Academy will assist students in successful completion of the required 24
clock hours of training in the Medication Aide program, as well as preparation to sit for and
successfully pass the North Carolina Medication Aide certification examination. This is the
state competency examination for Medication Aides.
After successful completion of the Medication Aide program, the student will be eligible to
sit for the North Carolina Medication Aide Certification Examination. Certified medication
aides may be enjoy rewarding work and flexible scheduling options in various long-term
care settings. The Wisdom Health Academy Medication Aide program offers certified
nursing assistants the opportunity to receive, in a short amount of time, the state-required
comprehensive training needed to become a North Carolina Medication Aide.
24 hours of Instruction, including Student Handbook, training DVD, and Skill
Effective Professional Communication
The Medication Aide’s Role in the Health Care Team
Medication Administration via various Routes (oral, topical, buccal, sublingual,
vaginal, rectal, inhalation)
Documentation and Privacy (HIPAA)
Reading and Transcribing Medication Orders
Three-Step Client and Medication Identification and Safety Process
Stocking, Safety and Care of Medication Cart