The Medication Aide Recertification Program is a comprehensive course designed for Certified Nurse Aides and people that have worked in assisted living for at least 12 months prior with duties as personal care giver. The program is designed to teach students the skills and abilities essential to administer medications for the provision of basic care to residents in long-term care facilities. Graduates of this program will be able to communicate and interact effectively with patients and assist patients in attaining and maintaining maximum functional independence while observing patient rights. They will learn the basic roles and responsibilities of a medication aide, pharmacology mathematics; how different medications affect the systems in the body, and drug legislations. Additionally, they will be able to prepare medication and basic medication administration. Students are required to sit for the Medication Certification exam administered by the Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services (TDADS).Graduates of this program (Certified Medication Aides -CMA) – may find entry-level.
Upon Successfully completing the Clinical Medical Assistant Training Program, graduates will be awarded with the Teamwork certificate of course completion.
To update nurse aides with the knowledge, skills and abilities essential for the provision of care to residents in long term care facilities.
- To provide care for patients with disease in the long term care facilities.
- To improve and update skills.
- To assist residents in attaining and maintain maximum functional independence.
- To protect, support and promote the rights of residents.
- To provide safety and preventive measures in the care of residents.
- To update observing and reporting skills.
- To function effectively as a member of the health care team.
- Lectures 19
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 7 hours
- Skill level Recertification
- Language English
- Students 11
- Certificate No
- Assessments Yes
and 10 students enrolled.