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Certified Medication Aide and Renewal

Blinn’s Certified Medication Aide Program, designed for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), covers a wide range of topics required for proper medication administration. After completing the course, students will be prepared to take the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Medication Aide Licensure Exam.

For those already licensed as certified medication aides, Blinn offers a refresher course that meets the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) requirements for maintaining certification. Students who successfully complete the course will receive an updated certified medication aide permit from the state.


Technical and Community Education Course Schedule

Program Highlights

  • Blinn's 140-hour, $805 Certified Medication Aide Program covers medical abbreviations, symbols, terminology, and common equivalents required for medication administration. Topics include drug legislation, drug references, basic anatomy and physiology, and common diseases.
  • To enroll in the Certified Medication Aide Program, students must have a current CNA certificate and participate in a mandatory online information session at www.blinn.edu/workforce/information-session.html.
  • Blinn's 8-hour, $75 refresher course includes specific training and review of the preparation and administration of medications, documentation, licensing standards, the safeguarding of medications, common drug reactions and side effects, and updated and new medications available on the market. Students must participate in a mandatory online information session at www.blinn.edu/workforce/information-session.html

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Certified Medication Aide and Renewal
Phone: 979-830-4443 | 979-209-7205
Email: healthcare@blinn.edu

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