Medication Aide Certified Training Course-Member

November 1-17, 2022

 

The Utah Health Care Association’s Medication Aid Certified course will consist of 60 clock hours of didactic (in-person classroom) training, which is consistent with the model curriculum, and at least 40 hours of practical training within a long-term care facility. Each student will complete their clinical hours at their own home facility with an approved on site clinical instructor of their choice. More information below. 

 

Students: up to 30 in-person, and 20 virtually. 

Each student will submit an application under the register button at the bottom of this page. UHCA will then review the application and approve or deny based upon the information received. 

 

Member Price: $475

 

Utah Code R156-31b-801.  Medication Aide Certified -- Formulary and Protocols:

View on the web here!

View the PDF here! (page 13-14)


Class Location: 

Rocky Mountain Care Corporate Office

598 W 900 S Suite 106

Woods Cross, Utah 84010

Prerequisites:

1. High school diploma or successful passage of the general educational development (GED) test

2. Current certification as a nurse aide, in good standing, from the Utah Nursing Assistant Registry

3. A minimum of 2,000 hours of experience within the two years prior to application, working as a certified nurse aide in a long-term care setting

4. Current CPR certification

 

Clinical Hours:

Each student will conduct their clinical hours at their own skilled nursing facility supervised by an on-site practical training experience instructor of their choice. 

Books:

Books will be provided to you on the first day of class. This course will use the Mosby’s Textbook for Medication Assistants, 2nd Edition and the Mosby’s Workbook for Medication Assistants, 2nd Edition to teach this course and use the curriculum consistent with the model curriculum in Section R156-31b-803.

 

Clinical Hours:

Each student will conduct their clinical hours at their own skilled nursing facility supervised by an on-site practical training experience instructor of their choice. The practical training instructor will be approved by UHCA upon application to the program. A written letter request must be submitted with the application. 

The practical training instructor-to-student ratio shall be: 1:2 if the instructor is working one-on-one with the student to administer the medications; or 1:6 if the instructor is supervising a student who is working one-on-one with the clinical facility's medication nurse. The on-site practical training experience instructor shall be on-site and available at all times if the student is not being directly supervised by a licensed nurse during the practical training experience. By each student conducting their clinical hours at their own facilities, they will have access to appropriate trainers and resources to provide the training program including a well-stocked clinical skills lab or the equivalent.

 *Clinical hours must be completed within 4 weeks after classes end. Once all clinical hours have been reported to UHCA, the student will receive a certificate of completion to be able to register for the DOPL exam.  

 

Class Schedule:

Class Hours: 9am-4pm with a 30 minute lunch

Free days for clinicals are just a suggestion of clinical days. Clinical days will be based upon your schedule and your on-site clinical instructors schedule. Clinical hours must be completed within 4 weeks of the classes ending to receive your completion certificate. 

 Sunday

October

Monday

Tuesday

November

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

30

 

 31

1

Class 1

(Onsite clinical instructors attend virtually from 9-10am)

2

Class 2

                                                           

3

Class 3                                         

4

Free day for clinical hours/ Homework

5

Free day for clinical hours/ Homework

6

Free day for clinical hours/ Homework

7

Free day for clinical hours/ Homework   

 8

Class 4

9

Class 5

10

Class 6

11

Free day for clinical hours/ Homework

12

Free day for clinical hours/ Homework

13

Free day for clinical hours/ Homework

14

Free day for clinical hours/ Homework

 15

Class 7

16

Class 8

17

Class 9

18

19

  

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to Brittany () or 801-486-6100

 

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellation of registration 6 weeks prior to event is entitled to a full refund.
  • Cancellation of registration 4 weeks prior to event is entitled to a half refund.
  • Cancellation of registration and 2 weeks or less will be entitled to NO Refund.

Event Properties

Event Date 11-01-2022 9:00 am
Cut off date 10-21-2022 11:00 pm
Individual Price $475.00