Rochester Community and Technical College
Trained Medication Administration (TMA) Training (in session)
#: AH   ID: 9178   Section: 033121  
This course, designed to meet the training requirements identified in MN Rule 4658.1360 Administration of Medications by Unlicensed Personnel, provides nursing assistants the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to administer medications in a skilled nursing facility in Minnesota. Course includes:
• legal requirements concerning drugs and drug administration
• general information about medications and terminology related to medication administration
• actions, usual dose, toxic symptoms and special considerations for a variety of drugs
• proper administration techniques for medications in oral, suppository, topical, inhalant and drop form
• graded written examinations and skills demonstrations

 PLEASE NOTE:  You must send proof of having successfully completed a MN Department of Health Approved Nursing Assistant program along with your registration. Six months experience as a CNA prior to registering is recommended.

Course fee includes online materials.

Required Textbook:
Students are responsible for purchasing Required Textbook on own.
Textbook: Essentials of Pharmacology for Health Professions – 8th Edition – Colbert & Woodrow; ISBN 13: 980357008522

Available at RCTC Bookstore or other retail book or textbook chains. 

RCTC Bookstore Website:
Enter Course AH 9178-01

COST through RCTC Bookstore: $68.45 plus shipping
Bring to Class:

Online via Zoom and D2L: Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm beginning March 31, 2021 and ending May 10, 2021
Onsite: May 11, 2021; 9:00 am - 1:00 pm or 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm on site at RCTC Heintz Center

RCTC Heintz Center
1926 Collegeview Road SE
Rochester, MN 55904

Varied Schedule
2:30 PM
Contact Hours:
Allyson Klankowski
Kathy Richie
Dennis Kronebusch
Registration Cutoff Date:
Dates & Times:
3/31/2021   2:30PM - 6:30PM
4/5/2021   2:30PM - 6:30PM
4/7/2021   2:30PM - 6:30PM
4/12/2021   2:30PM - 6:30PM
4/14/2021   2:30PM - 6:30PM
4/19/2021   2:30PM - 6:30PM
4/21/2021   2:30PM - 6:30PM
4/26/2021   2:30PM - 6:30PM
4/28/2021   2:30PM - 6:30PM
5/3/2021   2:30PM - 6:30PM
5/5/2021   2:30PM - 6:30PM
5/10/2021   2:30PM - 6:30PM
5/11/2021   9:00AM - 1:00PM
5/11/2021   2:00PM - 6:00PM
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