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Pioneer Technology Center - Ponca City
2013
Health Science
Therapeutic Services
Certified Medication Aide
Certified Medication Aide
HL0010006
Students must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED and already be a certified in long term care nursing aide through the Oklahoma Department of Health and six months of experience to qualify for certified medication aide certification. Students in this career major will learn how to properly administer medication to patients orally, topically, vaginally, rectally, transdermally, and by ear, nose, eye. This advanced training program will present information students on care of diabetes and administration of diabetic medications. Other topics that will be presented include administration of medications and nutrition via nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes, and for administration of oral metered dose inhalers and nebulizers. They will also learn about ethics in this profession, recognition of improper medication, and how to properly document the medication given.
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Courses
  Course Code Course Title Hours Actions
Course in official sequence HL00003 Certified Medication Aide 45.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00412 Advanced CMA-Insulin Administration 16.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog