Successful completion of PVCC’s Medication Aide Training program meets the requirements of the Virginia Board of Nursing for a student to be eligible to sit for the state exam to become a Registered Medication Aide (RMA). This program will cover topics such as: Legal and Ethical Issues, Preparing for Safe Administration of Medication, Introduction to Pharmacology, Administration of Prepared Instillations and Treatments (oral medications, eye, ear, nose etc.), Documentation, Storage and Disposal of Medications, Special Issues in Medication Administration, and Insulin Administration. Students will be required to have 100% attendance in both class and clinical, a copy of their active, unrestricted Virginia CNA certificate, Background check*, drug screen and *PPD (negative TB testing) are required prior to start of class. *TB test & Background check not included in price
Class meets during the day on Tuesdays and Thursday for 7 weeks.