2018-09-12 / Arts and Entertainment

Medication Aide Training available at PCC

Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer a Medication Aide course on the Caswell County Campus beginning Sept. 24. The class will be held on Monday and Wednesday from 1-5 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 2-5 p.m. through Oct. 3.

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be eligible to take the competency exam and demonstrate skills requirements necessary to qualify for listing on the North Carolina Medication Aide Registry. The cost of the exam is $59 and payable to Pearson VUE on the last day of class.

Topics will include medication administration via the oral, topical and instillation routes; medical asepsis; hand hygiene; terminology and legal implications

A prospective student must be a high school or high school equivalency graduate and be listed on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry to enroll in the course.

The registration fee of $70 must be paid by 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20 in order to reserve a seat in the class. A textbook is also required and must be purchased prior to the first day of class and is available at PCC’s Person County campus bookstore or online at https://www.piedmontcc.edu/Bookstore).

For further information or to register, call the workforce development team at 336-694-8064. Students may also register online by visiting www.piedmontcc.edu/medaide.

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