Acquire the skills to safely administer medications under the direction of a nurse. Discover how medications affect the physiology of the body systems. Participants will learn and demonstrate how to give medications through oral, rectal, and topical routes. The legal requirements concerning medication administration and documentation will be discussed.
A Trained Medication Aide (TMA) Certificate is earned upon completion of the course and meeting all course guidelines.
Please note: Individuals who wish to work as a TMA in a skilled nursing home or licensed boarding care facility must be on the Nursing Assistant Registry and have completed a Minnesota Department of Health Approved Nursing Assistant program.
This course includes online coursework.
October 5 - November 2
(No class October 21)
Tuesday & Thursday 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Professional Training Building
11200 Mississippi Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Bring to Class:
Required Course Text:
1. 2020, 2021 or 2022 Nursing Drug Handbook
Optional Course Text:
Essentials of Pharmacology for Health Professions, 8th Ed., Colbert & Woodrow
Cancelation / Reschedule Policy:
To cancel or reschedule, you must notify us 7 days before your scheduled class start date. No refund will be issued after that point for any reason.
No refund will be issued if you miss your scheduled class dates.
Call 763-433-1200 OR email PWT-ARCC@anokaramsey.edu
(Note: No class on
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