Hill College

Certified Medication Aide

Certified Medication Aide Program (140 hours/$565)

The Certified Medication Aide program is a state regulated training and certification program that prepares Certified Nurse Aides to administer medications in a long-term care setting. Students receive instruction and training in the preparation and administration of medications; observe, report, and document resident’s status; review principles of safety; and demonstrate knowledge of measurement systems, body systems, and common diseases. Upon completion of the exam, students will prepare for the state examination through the Texas Department of Disability and Aging Services (DADS). The program consists of 128 hours of lecture, with 12 hours of clinical application in a long-term care center environment.

Mon, Tue, Wed       1/13 to 3/30      9:30 am – 12:30 pm     Cleburne       Student Ctr 402

Mon, Tue, Wed       4/14 to 7/12      9:30 am – 12:30 pm      Cleburne       Student Ctr 402

Registration Requirements:

  •  Must be 18 years of age
  •  Provide a copy of high school diploma or GED Certificate
  •  Provide current immunization documentation
  •  Pass criminal background check
  •  Valid driver license
  •  Valid Social Security card
  •  Must have a current Certified Nurse Aide License in good standing
  •  Must be employed in a long –term care facility for at least 90 days prior to attending first day of class