Are you interested in drug therapy, safe administration of prescribed medications, knowledge of drug action related to body systems, side effects of medications?
A Trained Medication Aide (TMA) distributes patient medications in nursing homes, schools, correctional facilities or other non-hospital facilities. Medication aides are directly supervised by doctors or other licensed caretakers.They typically assist patients in properly taking oral prescriptions in correct dosages. TMA's may also monitor patients to ensure they do not have any adverse reactions after taking their medications.
PTCC offers a Trained Medication Aide (TMA) course that includes an overview of metric, apothecary, and household measurement abbreviations with implications for use with medication administration. Upon completion of the course, the student will receive a certificate of completion. Becoming a TMA will allow you to distribute patient medications in nursing homes, schools, correctional facilities, or other non-hospital facilities.
Prerequisite: Current Nursing Assistant Certification
Saturdays & Sundays Feb 5, 2022 - Mar 6, 2022
PTCC, Room 250
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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