Medication Aide


This is a 24-hour State Approved course involves class and lab practice. Students must score 90 on the final exam. The course involves the six rights of medication administration, accuracy, infection control, patient's rights and scope of practice. Upon completion, students are eligible to take the N.C. State Board Medication Aide Exam for skilled nursing homes (This is not the same as the Med Tech of Med Aide for Assisted Living Centers and Rest Home requires). Cost: $70, book $10, DHHS testing: $59.


  • Two matching government ID cards (Photo driver's license/social security card/military or passport).
  • High School Diploma/GED/ High School Transcript – if not must pass reading test.
  • Current NA I registry validation.

2019 Spring Class

March 4-March 20, M/W nights 5:30-9:30 p.m. Public Safety J1180 

For more information, please first contact:

Ruth Ann Lanier
Administrative Assistant for NA
PSSB J1010
(919) 464-2368

If no reply within 24 hours, then contact:

Connie H. Grady
Department Chair of Health Education and Nurse Aide Programs
Public Safety Services J1130
(919) 464-2355