This course will prepare unlicensed individuals to assist with self-administration of medication as required under the Drug Control Act of Virginia using a curriculum approved by the VA Board of Nursing. After successful completion, students may provide medication management services in Adult Residential and Day Centers, Group homes/behavioral health facilities, prisons and jail.
The 68hr Medication Administration Course is a Virginia Board of Nursing approved program. The course instructs participant how to administer & assist resident in self-administering medication in assisted living facilities. Prerequisite to sit for Board Examination includes:
*Virginia Department of Social Services approved 40hr Direct Patient Care program
*Virginia Medicaid approved 40hr Personal Care Assistant certificate
*Virginia Board of Nursing approved Nurse Aide certificate
Teaches individuals how to recognize and respond to various first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies for adults, children, and infants. You will receive a certificate through the American Red Cross valid for 2 years.