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The Medication Aide Certified Program is available to current Certified Nurse Assistants who have worked at least 2,000 hours in the past 24 months in a long term care facility. Under direction of a Registered Nurse, students will learn to safely administer routine medications to residents in a long-term care facility followed by careful monitoring and precise documentation.

Graduates of the Medication Aide program are introduced to and will learn to understand basic pharmacology, expand their CNA career, and/or take the next step towards a nursing career.

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Scholarships Available

Program Length: 100 Hours (60 hours didactic (classroom) training and 40 hours practical training.)

Tuition and Fees: Tuition – $100, Fees – $260, Books and Supplies – Variable

Entrance Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • TABE testing at 11th grade level in Math, Reading, Spelling, and Language
  • Current Utah CNA Certification; is in good standing and has worked 2000 hours in the past 24 months in a long-term care facility
  • Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification
  • 18 years old or older

Enrollment: Open-entry, Open-exit

Open to: Adults and Secondary students

Campus: Roosevelt and Vernal

Information Technology:
A Chrome book is offered in some programs. If one is not available, the student can use the UBTech Computer Lab or bring their own internet capable device for educational use in class.
Electronic Student Resources:
Canvas orientation course contains electronic learning resources that can be used throughout your time in the program. Each canvas course links to these resources, and they will be updated regularly.
Canvas:
Canvas can be accessed from any internet-connected computer at the following URL: https://ubtech.instructure.com/login.
For technical problems encountered while in Canvas, use the Help button in Canvas and the “Report a Problem” link. Response time on support requests will be no more than 24-hours within the operational schedule of the program. A general orientation to Canvas can be found in the New Student Orientation, but faculty will also offer an orientation specific to technology in your program on your first day of class.

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Earning Potential:

$9.83 – $15.47hourly

Local Utah hourly wages are estimated by careeronestop.org

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Medication Aide Application Packet
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PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS

Alicia Webster
Alicia WebsterHealth Occupations Instructor
435.725.7107
Terri Horrocks
Terri HorrocksHealth Occupations Instructor
435.722.6912

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