Medication Aide Training

Medication Aide Training (PHM 4100) is designed to meet the training requirements to become a Medication Aide. The course will cover the six rights of medication administration for non-licensed personnel. Topics include medication via the oral, topical, and instillation routes. Medical asepsis, hand hygiene, terminology, and legal implications will be covered. Upon successful completion student will be eligible to take the state competency exam.

Students who successfully complete this class and the NACES Medication Aide Competency will be eligible to work in Long Term Care Skilled Nursing Facilities if they are on the NAI registry.

This is a 24-hour class and students MUST attend all 24 hours of the class to receive completion credit.

Program Specific Requirements

  • Written documentation of high school diploma, official transcript, or equivalency.
  • Written proof of current listing on NC DHSR nurse aide 1 registry.
  • Photo ID (government issued; North Carolina, current).
  • Social Security Card or Government issued work visa (signed; cannot be laminated, must be physically intact).

Identification only needs to be verified and documented that first and last names match exactly.


June 17–20
8 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Tarboro Campus

July 15–18
8 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Tarboro Campus

August 19–22
8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
Tarboro Campus

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Additional classes to be added, please check the online schedule frequently.

Tuition & Fees

  • $75
  • Additional costs for textbooks, supplies, and/or other items may be needed to participate in class.
  • Books are available in the bookstores and are needed the first day of class.


Jennifer Norville
(252) 618-6569