Medication Aide MAT
The Certified Medication Aide program is a state regulated training and certification program that prepares Certified Nurse Aides to administer medications in a long-term care setting. Students receive instruction and training in the preparation and administration of medications; observe, report, and document resident’s status; review principles of safety; and demonstrate knowledge of measurement systems, body systems, and common diseases. Upon completion of the exam, students will prepare for the state examination through the Texas Department of Disability and Aging Services (DADS).Application Fee Application
The purpose of this program is for the the student to distinguish similarities and differences of the three medication group categories. Place special emphasis on prescription medications. Students will have to work together to determine how to accurately group the scheduled samples from the legend samples, as both of these groups require a prescription.
To maintain and enhance the competency of Permitted Medication Aides to administer medications as specified at and 40 TAC Chapter 95, Medication Aide. To protect the health and welfare of facility residents in the State of Texas.
Please Note: This Medication Aide program description is not necessarily reflective of our curricula program offered at B & M Career Institute campus. This is a summary of general topics you'll learn. Please check your admission campus catalog for details about the program.