Certified Medication Aide

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This Medication Aide program is designed to allow students to complete training in as little as three weeks.

Become a Medication Aide - and Make Yourself More Employable

What is a Certified Medication Aide? 

As a Certified Medication Aide, you'll learn the roles, responsibilities and skills needed to safely administer medications to patients.

Medication Aides work closely and under the direction of a licensed healthcare professional. 

Medication Aide Program Info

  • The Medication Aide certificate curriculum is designed to allow students to complete training in as little as three weeks.

  • Students at NMC benefit from our hands-on approach to learning, smaller class sizes and a faculty that cares about their success. NMC's excellent reputation will put you in demand for positions working with patients of all ages in a variety of settings.

Medication Aide Salary & Job Outlook

Medication Aide salaries in the United States vary by work setting, industry and experience. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the median salary for a Home Health Aide in May 2015 was $21,920 per year ($10.54 per hour), with a much faster than average projected job growth of 38 percent between 2014 and 2024.

Med Aides are qualified to work in a variety of settings, including: 

  • Hospitals
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Medical offices
  • Home healthcare 

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Medication Aide Course Location

All Nebraska Methodist College medication aide courses are taught on campus, located: 

Nebraska Methodist College
The Josie Harper Campus
720 N. 87th Street
Omaha, NE 68114

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