SPC Workforce Development offers medication aide class Feb. 3  

 

LUBBOCK – South Plains College Workforce Development will offer a Medication Administration Aide Update class from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday (Feb. 3) in Room 129 of the South Plains College Lubbock Center.   

The instructor is Marsha Thomas. 

The cost is $60 and participants will earn 7 hours or 0.7 CEUs. Pre-registration is recommended with a maximum of 24 students to be accepted. 

This course provides the fulfillment of the annual education renewal requirements for the Certified Medication Aide. Topics include review and update of medication aide training rules, medication administration and related responsibilities. 

Students will identify current state guidelines regarding the roles and responsibilities associated with medication administration for non-licensed nursing personnel employed in licensed health care agencies; and recognize current practices in medication administration including side effects, implications and contraindications of commonly used drugs. Each participant must bring his license number at the time of registration and the day of class. 

Additional class dates will be March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7 and Aug. 4. 

For more information, call (806) 716-4906.