Medication Aide

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Program Description

This 24-hour course meets the training requirements necessary for current NC Nursing Assistants seeking certification as a NC Medication Aide.

Students who successfully complete the course are eligible to take the Medication Aide Examination to qualify for listing on the North Carolina Medication Aide Registry. To find out more about certification, visit the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services website.

Contact a Success Navigator in order to register, 704-290-5100


  • Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card
  • Copy of current listing on NC NA I Registry
  • Copy of high school diploma or GED

Tuition Cost: $81.40 plus tax

Text book cost: 33.25 plus tax

*dates and time subject to change (All classes have seats available unless otherwise noted)

DatesTimes DaysLocation
PHM 4100 305MJune 6 – June 2210 am — 2:15 pmMonday WednesdayBraswell 2213
PHM 4100 101WAugust 10 – August 299 am – 1:15 pmMonday Wednesday104 Martin Tech, LLP Campus
PHM 4100 306WOctober 4 – October 2012 pm – 4:15 pmTuesday ThursdayBraswell, Room TBD, OCH campus

Employment Opportunities

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in skilled nurse facilities, home health agency, assisted living facilities, or local hospital.

Educational Opportunities

  • Medication Aide  – 1-2 Weeks to Complete 

Contact Information

To learn more or to register for classes, contact:

Success Navigator, 704-290-5100

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