Medication Aide

Medication Aide


After 2 years or 2,000 hours of experience, under direction of a nurse, safely administer routine medications to residents in a long-term care facility followed by careful monitoring and precise documentation. This is a great program to understand basic pharmacology, expand your CNA career or a great step towards a nursing career.

Students will gain the knowledge of the following:

  • Describe the seven rights of medication administration and their application to safe medication administration
  • Administer medications accurately, safely and document appropriately
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of purpose, actions & side effects of medications
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of theapeutic communication
  • Successfully complete the written and clinical examination approved by the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) in collaboration with the Utah Board of Nursing

Additional Information

Application Fee

Graduation Fee

Tuition & Fees

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Program Start Dates
2019 - April 16, October 8

Classroom Hours
T and TH   4 - 7 pm

Program Length
100 Hours 

Main Campus Bldg. A

Celia Beard

Celia Beard

Celia has worked in the medical field for over 20 years. She is a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) with experience in Home Health and as a Medication Technician. She is a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA). Celia is currently working on her Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification through the AAPC, and is working towards her nursing degree.

Office Hours:
M-TH 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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    College Application Form with $40 application fee to Student Services.
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