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Tomorrows Healers

The Medication Aide 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

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Earning Potential:

$9.83 – $15.47hourly

Local Utah hourly wages are estimated by careeronestop.org

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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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