Medication aide training will prepare you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities essential for the
provision of medication administration and require the following:
The key topics/concepts of this course are:
Students must complete the required course of study with an average grade of 70% or better on all written exams. Students must be able to demonstrate and pass all skills before completing their clinical internship. Students must then successfully complete a clinical externship.
The comprehensive medication management drug therapy team plays a vital role in protecting the health and
welfare of the citizens of Texas. It is imperative that medication aides, as participating members of the
drug therapy team, possess the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out their responsibilities.
Medication aides exercise a vital role in facilitating drug information, communications, medication
compliance, and positive health outcomes.
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.
Continuing Education hours are not required for your very first renewal.
A 7-hour continuing education training will be required for every year following your first-year renewal.
We are approved to teach these continuing education hours by Texas Health and Human Services and Texas Workforce Commission’s Career Schools and Colleges.