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Blinn-Schulenburg to offer certified medication aide refresher course on June 16

Students who successfully complete the course receive an updated medication aide permit

May 11, 2017

The Blinn College-Schulenburg Campus will offer a refresher course for certified medication aides on Friday, June 16.

The $75 course runs from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and includes specific training and review in 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 who successfully complete the course will receive an updated certified medication aide permit from the state. The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services requires certified medication aides to complete at least seven hours of in-service education annually.

Advance registration is required. Prospective students should call Loraine Orellana at 979-743-5237 during business hours for more information or to register.

Blinn-Schulenburg offers a variety of academic transfer, workforce training, and continuing education classes to fit the needs of any student. For information, call 979-627-7997 or visit www.blinn.edu/schulenburg.