Level One Medication Aide

Requires skills and competency in medication administration by the following routes: oral, rectal, vaginal, otic, ophthalmic, nasal, topical, transdermal, buccal, sublingual, aerosol, nebulizer, and oral metered dose inhaler

Knowledgeable and competent in the following areas: residents rights; fundamental human body systems; common medical terminology and abbreviations; medications classifications and their implications; observing and reporting possible medication reactions; techniques of medication administration by all routes listed above; documentation, including telephone orders, medication administration records (MAR’s), and leaves of absence; acquiring, storing and securing medications; medication reference resources; and infection control.

Classes are offered at Ava Place.