WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer a three credit Medication Aide class in West Point beginning next month.
The course (HLTH 1120/17F & CRN #14823) will be held Mondays and Thursdays, August 14-September 14, from 5-9 p.m. at St. Francis Memorial Hospital, 430 N. Monitor Street, in West Point, although the first class will meet at the Northeast Community College Extended Campus in West Point, 202 Anna Stalp Avenue, in Room 201. An additional class will also be held Saturday, September 9, from 12-5 p.m. Mary Dickson is the instructor.
This course is designed to prepare students to assume the role and responsibilities of a Medication Aide working in a nursing facility. The course includes information regarding medication administration, pharmacology rules and regulations, classification of drugs, orders, storage abbreviations and an overview of commonly used drugs and documentation.
Cost of each class is $340.50 for Nebraska residents. Textbooks are available for purchase for $38.79 by calling the Hawks Shop on the Norfolk campus, 402-844-7140.
To register for either class, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.