Certified Medication Aide
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:
- Rehabilitation centers
- Assisted living facilities
- Medical offices
- Home healthcare
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