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Adult Daytime Center, 2617 Elk Valley Rd., Forest, VA 24551

Healthcare Training, 300 Enterprise Drive, Suite B, Forest, VA 24551

MEDICATION AIDE CLASS

We offer the 32 Hour Medication Aide Class and the 68 Hour Medication Aide Class. Below you will find a description of the classes.

The 32-Hour Medication Aide Class

Caregiver is checking the vital signs of the old ladyThe 32-hour Medication Aide Class is approved by the Virginia Geriatric Education Center (VGEC) and the Virginia Board of Nursing, this 32 hours Medication Management Training Program will prepare qualified employees to assist with self-administration of medications with Programs offered by: Department of Social Services, Virginia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services, Mental Health,Mental Retardation, Substance Abuse Services, and the Department of Juvenile Justice such as in group homes for adults/youth/teens, and adult homes/day centers (ADCC) licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Correctional Facilities, Prisons, or Private duty could also be a place where you may find employment. Under the Drug Control Act of Virginia, Medication Aides are required to be trained in the curriculum approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing before they may provide medication management services. The 32 hour Medication Aide cannot work in an Assisted Living Facility or Nursing Facility. This program DOES NOT qualify participants to take the State Registered Medication Aide Exam. 32 hr Med Aide Class $295.00 Registration Fee non refundable $10.00.

The 68-Hour Medication Aide Class

Caregiver is checking the vital signs of the old ladyThe 68-hour Medication Aide Class is approved and governed by the Virginia Board of Nursing, this 68-hour Medication Management Training Program will prepare qualified employees to properly administer medications within Assistant Living Facilities (ALF) and Nursing Facilities. Under the Drug Control Act of Virginia, Medication Aides are required to be trained in the curriculum approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing before they may provide medication management services. The 68hour Medication Aide can work in an Assisted Living Facility or Nursing Facility. This program DOES qualify participants to take the State Registered Medication Aide Exam. The prerequisites for the 68 hr Medication Aide Course is to successfully complete the 40 hr Direct Care Staff Training required by DSS for ALF employment or a DMAS 40 hr approved Personal Care Assistant (PCA) training program or successfully completed a Board of Nursing approved 120 hour Nurse Aide (NA) training program (a certification in Nurse Aide (CNA) is not required).  

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