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Medication Aide

ID : 4304   
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ClassGraphic The medication aide course consists of the 6-hour Prepare to Care Core education, 48 hours of classroom work, 10-20 hours of clinical at the work place supervised by Iowa RN, and the state final written exam with 80% or better score.  The purpose of this course is to prepare individuals to safely administer nonparenteral medications in agencies/facilities licensed by DIA. The emphasis is on safe administration and students are provided with classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences to assist in achieving the course competencies. 


Class Details

14 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Tue, Thu.  
  Weekly - Tue, Thu.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Iowa Valley Continuing Education
  Marshalltown Community College (MCC).

Instructor : Leanne Kruse, APRN 



Please read:  Course Pre-requisites include: the student must be drug free, working in an agency/facility licensed by DIA. If employed in a certified nursing facility you must be employed for at least 6 months and be sponsored by the facility. If employed in a residential or related type of agency licensed by DIA you must provide a letter of recommendation from the administrator in the facility in which you are employed. All pre-requisites must accompany the registration. This class includes the state exam. State exam will be 04/23/20 10AM - 1PM. : Prepare to Care Core class 2/4 & 2/6/20.



Registration Closes On
Monday, February 10, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 03/10/2020, 03/12/2020)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/11/2020 - 3/19/2020 Weekly - Tue, Thu 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Marshalltown, Iowa Valley Continuing Education  Map, Room: 616 Nurse Aide Lab Leanne Kruse, APRN 
3/24/2020 - 4/2/2020 Weekly - Tue, Thu 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Marshalltown, Marshalltown Community College (MCC)  Map, Room: 537 Nursing Leanne Kruse, APRN 

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