Medication Aide


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100 Hours

Program Length

Lehi

Locations

TBA

Times Available

$650.00

Approximate Costs

No

Financial Aid

This course is available to students after 2 years or 2,000 hours of experience. Under direction of a nurse, you will learn to safely administer routine medications to residents in a long-term care facility followed by careful monitoring and precise documentation. This is a great program to understand basic pharmacology, expand your CNA career or a great step towards a nursing career.

Students will gain the knowledge of the following:

  • Describe the seven rights of medication administration and their application to safe medication administration
  • Administer medications accurately, safely and document appropriately
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of purpose, actions & side effects of medications
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of therapeutic communication
  • Successfully complete the written and clinical examination approved by the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) in collaboration with the Utah Board of Nursing
  • National Medication Aide Certification
  • MTECH Program Certificate in Medication Aide
  • Registration for this program is available to adult students only.
  • Students must have a current Utah CNA Certificate and have worked a minimum of 2000 hours in the past 24 months in a long-term care facility.
  • Letters of documentation to support this will be submitted prior to enrollment.
  • Students must have a current Utah CNA Certificate and have worked a minimum of 2000 hours in the past 24 months in a long-term care facility. Letters of documentation to support this will be submitted prior to enrollment. 
Session Location Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Days
Session 1 Lehi Campus Room to be announced 1/16/2018 2/21/2018 6:30 PM 9:30 PM M-Th
Session 2 Lehi Campus Room to be announced 2/26/2018 3/22/2018 6:30 PM 9:30 PM M-Th
Session 3 Lehi Campus Room to be announced 4/6/2018 5/10/2018 6:30 PM 9:30 PM M-Th
Item Cost Notes
Application Fee $0.00 There is no cost to apply.
Registration Fee $40.00
Facilities Fee $50.00
Program Fees $175.00
Tuition $200.00 All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.
Total : $465.00
Item Cost Notes
Mosby’s Medication Assistant Textbook $85.00
Mosby’s Medication Assistant Workbook $40.00
Test Guide $25.00
Total : $150.00
Item Cost Notes
Scrubs $25.00
Total : $25.00
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  • Classes not meeting the minimum enrollment may be cancelled or rescheduled. Minimum enrollment requirements vary per program.
  • MTECH provides training for students to prepare to take and/or receive MTECH or 3rd party licensures and certifications such as state, national or industry certifications. MTECH does not guarantee MTECH or 3rd party licensures and certifications such as state, national or industry certifications upon completion of MTECH Programs. State/national licensure or industry certifications are required for employment in some occupations and it is the responsibility of the student to obtain them. In order to receive an MTECH certificate students must demonstrate all competencies.
  • Financial Aid availability may be based on program locations and/or scheduling requirements.
  • Programs at the MTECH are based on CLOCK HOURS. Clock hours are actual hours and not credit hours.
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