Medication Aide

This 24-hour State Approved course involves class and lab practice. 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: $85; Lab fee: $10 , 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 DHSR NA I registry validation.

Upcoming Courses

PHM-4100-01F Traditional, September 9/10, 16/17, 23/24, 2024  Monday/Tuesday nights 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Smithfield Campus, Elsee Building A115.

More Information

First contact:

Lori Collier
Administrative Assistant to Nurse Aide Programs
Elsee Building A116

If no reply within 24 hours:

Connie H. Grady
Department Chair of Health Education and Nurse Aide Programs
Elsee Building A163
(919) 464-2355