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EVENING | INSTRUCTOR-LED | TRAINED MEDICATION AIDE | January - March 2019

TMA001: Administering medication as a nursing assistant requires additional training. This challenging course will prepare you with the skills to administer medications under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse. The course will cover legal and ethical issues related to medication administration, principles of medication administration, body systems and medications for each system, and medication administration of nonparenteral medications. 

To maximize your success, it is strongly recommended you have current or prior work experience in a healthcare setting. The curriculum and standards of this course follow guidelines of the Minnesota Board of Nursing, Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) regulations and the Minnesota Department of Health. 
 
Prerequisites: Nursing Assistant with long term care experience or Nursing Assistant with instructor approval. Competency in written and oral skills, successful completion of a Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)-approved 75-hour Nursing Assistant (NA) course.
 
Please read: Students are required to attend at minimum 48 hours to receive completion certificate. Class meets on Thursdays from 1700 - 2000 (5:00pm - 8:00pm) with a combination of independent study + scheduled return demonstration of medication pass.
This course is offered in a blended format using both classroom and online curriculum. 

Course Texts:

1. Essentials of Pharmacology for Health Professions, 7th edition : R. Woodrow/B. Colbert/D. Smith : REQUIRED | ISBN-13: 978-1285077888

2. Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses (15th edition or newer edition): (OPTIONAL)

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Course Schedule

Course Start Date 01-31-2019 5:00 pm
Course End Date 03-28-2019 8:00 pm
Capacity 6
Registered 0
Remaining Seats 6
Cut off date 02-01-2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $500.00
Location Bloomington | ZHI

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