Extend your healthcare profession to the next level by obtaining certification as a Medication Aide for Long Term Care. This comprehensive course is designed according to the specifications for approval by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services. Participants will spend a total of 100 hours in classroom instruction and training, 34 hours of return skills demonstration laboratory, and 10 hours
of clinical experience including clinical observation and skills demonstration under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse in a facility and 10 hours return demonstration in skills lab.
For students who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please check with the National Healthcareers Association certification board by calling 1-800-499-9092 to discuss your topic of study to determine if you are qualified to obtain a certificate in that field. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.