Hill College Continuing Education Department offers Medication Aide Program

  Hill College
  Friday, January 19, 2018 9:13 AM

Cleburne, TX

The Hill College Continuing Education Department is now enrolling for the Medication Aide Program.

The Medication Aide program is a state regulated training and certification program that prepares 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. 

Three sections of the 142-hour course are available, Feb. 5-April 25; May 21-Aug. 7; Sept. 24-Dec. 10 and the cost is $597. Classes will be held Mon., Tue., and Wed., from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Johnson County Campus in Cleburne. 

CPR for Healthcare Providers is required. The program consists of 130 hours of classroom instruction with 12 hours of clinical application in a long-term care center environment. The clinical hours are included in the cost of the program. Students must register for all the classes upon program entry. 

Students are responsible for textbook(s) and supplies which are available in the campus bookstore. For more information on Texas Health and Human Services, please visit hhs.texas.gov/doing-businesshhs/licensing-credentialing-regulation/medication-aide-program.

Registration requirements are located at www.hillcollege.edu/ce.

Registration may be completed by visiting the Johnson County Campus at 2112 Mayfield Pkwy., Cleburne, TX, Room 116 of the Administration Building, or by visiting the Hill County Campus at 112 Lamar Dr., Hillsboro, TX. Payment is due at time of registration. 

For more information, please contact Continuing Education, ceinfo@hillcollege.edu or 817-760-5820.