This 50-hour course consists of 40 classroom hours and a minimum of 10 clinical hours. The course will train Certified Nurse Aides to safely administer nonparenteral medications in nursing facilities and related areas. The emphasis is on safe administration and students are provided theory and practice to achieve this.
The student must be drug free and working in a nursing, residential or related type of facility for at least 6 months and must be recommended by the employing facility administrator. The clinical experiences are scheduled in the facility recommending the Nurse Aide.
Classes are offered at the Scott Community College Urban Center. The program fee is $275. For more information contact the Continuing Education Department at 1-888-336-3907.