Servicing the State of Virginia
Get started on your path to becoming a certified medication aide with Professional Career Institute! This is an intensive 68-hour course. Previous experience is needed to enroll.
As a medication aide, you'll be trained to dispense medication under the supervision of a registered nurse. Your lessons will emphasize pharmacology reference materials and more.
You'll learn common drug classifications, generic and brand names, side effects, and everything else you need to be successful in your field.
Must be at least 18 years of age
Graduated nurse aide or personal care aide
Proof of identity
Provide social security card
Have a criminal background check performed
Must have a TB test
Learn more about enrolling
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuition (including textbook):
To take this course, you must be or have the following:
• Certified nurse aide
• Personal care aide
• Direct care experience