A student locates an item in a drawer of medications while another student looks on.

Course Description:

This course will cover the six rights of medication administration for non-licensed personnel. Topics will include medication administration via the oral, topical and installation routes, medical asepsis, hand hygiene, terminology, and legal implications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills necessary to qualify as a Medication Aide with the North Carolina Medication Aide Registry.

Enrollment requirements:

1. Documented proof of current listing on the North Caroline Nurse Aide Registry.

2. IDs required on the first day of class (names must match on both):

a. A Signed Social Security Card (paper card, non-laminated), or letter from Social Security Office stating that card has been requested.

b. Current Driver’s License or government-issued picture ID.

c. High school diploma or GED.

3. You will register for the course when you view the course schedule below.

4. A statement will be signed the first day of class to confirm that the student received and reviewed the Student Handbook.

5. Course fees are due at the time of registration.

Course schedule:

View Medication Aide Course Schedule

View Registration Information – Allied Health Programs

Contáctenos

Blue Ridge Community College
Allied Health Program Office and Registration:

Heather Stewart
Chair of Allied Health Programs
(828) 694-1761
hn_stewart@blueridge.edu

Sheila Merrill
Allied Health Program Specialist and Registration
(828) 694-1748
alliedhealth@blueridge.edu

Technical Standards

Students enrolling in these programs must meet specific emotional, behavioral, physical, and cognitive standards. This information is found in Technical Standards. Students qualifying for special accommodations to these standards must contact Student Accessibility Services at (828) 694-1813 for more information.