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September 7 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Fall registration begins Tuesday, July 20, 2021 – Call 903-823-3384 to register or visit us in the Nelson Administration building.
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.
Review the Course Information packet for more information.
Criminal Background Requirement: For students who may have a criminal background, please be advised that this 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 Texas Program Director by calling 1-512-438-2025 for 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.
Virtual Access: Students agree and acknowledge that they will go online one evening per week to maintain a safe environment and prevent the spread of disease by reducing contact with others. This may even be a permanent platform, when and if the situation arises. Students also agree to have adequate access to an internet provider with an appropriate device to continue course work online.
Classes will be held Mon., Tues., & Thurs.; Sept.7, 2021 – Dec. 1, 2021 | 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. | 144 hours | 12 wks.