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HCC MEDICATION AIDE ADMINISTRATION STUDENTS GRADUATE

Medication Aide Administration Instructor Jan Humphries, left, with graduates Brenda Clark, Mattie Williams and Maisha Lynch.

Halifax Community College's Continuing Education Department graduated Medication Aide Administration students Brenda Clark, Mattie Williams and Maisha Lynch recently.
The 24-hour course is geared to students who are currently listed as Nurse Aide I with the N.C. Nurse Aide Registry. It covers the basic preparation for the administration of medications by unlicensed persons in a variety of settings. The course is designed to prepare individuals to take the competency testing required for listing as a Medication Aide in the state of North Carolina.

The next Medication Aide Administration classes are slated for June 2-11 and June 30-July 9, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the Weldon campus. Ten slots are available for each class. The registration fee is $55. The instructor will provide more information about class requirements and expenses.

Pre-registration is required. Students should contact the Continuing Education Department (Building 400) on the main campus from 8:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Friday for admission requirements and registration. For more information, call (252) 536-7216, (252) 536-7212 or (252) 536-7261.