Medicine Aide

Currently employed Geriatric Nursing Assistants may safely prepare, administer and chart routine medicines.


Course to Complete
AHE-588 Medicine Aide Training


Total number of hours: 74 hours


Licensure/certification earned: Eligible to become a Certified Medicine Aide by the Maryland Board of Nursing


Total approximate cost: $900


Prerequisites: College placement tests for reading and math; minimum 1 year full time employment as a GNA; letter of recommendation from the Director of Nursing at their place of employment; current, active CNA/GNA certification.


Requirements: This course requires study time outside class and includes tests which the student must pass prior to starting the clinical experience. Must have negative TB test/Chest Xray within the last year, Hepatitis immunity or waiver.


Information unique to the training: None


Related courses:
AHE-042 & AHE-580 Certified Nursing Assistant training


Estimated hourly pay: $13-$15 per hour
*Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees, etc.
**Wages are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only. 


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