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Medication Administration Aide Class to Begin at the Hoke Center in February

Nurse giving medication instructions to patient.“Medication Administration Aide” is being offered this February though the Continuing Education Career Training department at Sandhills Community College. This is the perfect local resource for adult learners who want to improve workplace skills, achieve job certification or recertification, improve employment marketability, or explore new opportunities.

Meeting the training requirements for the NC Board of Nursing Medication Aide Certification, “Medication Administration Aide” prepares Nurse Aides to administer medications to skilled nursing facility residents. Course topics include scope of duties, legal and ethical responsibilities, administration of medications by various routes, infection control and documentation including commonly used abbreviations. Please contact Jenell Powell at 695-3965 for enrollment approval.

“Medication Administration Aide” will be held on Thursdays and Fridays, Feb. 6-Feb. 14 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The cost is $75 plus the cost of text.

Customized Training for Business and Industry

The Sandhills Community College Continuing Education team can customize courses to meet the specific needs of a business or industry, provide resources to assist in developing new training initiatives or to maintain and support current efforts. Courses can be held at convenient times for you and your staff at any SCC location, your business, or other convenient locations.

For business and Career Training, contact Lori Degre at degrel@sandhills.edu or (910) 695-3939. For Industrial and Technical Classes, contact Ronnie Patton at pattonr@sandhills.edu or (910) 695-3925.

There may be funds available to help students pay for Continuing Education courses. Contact Jason Levister at (910) 695-3778 or levisterj@sandhills.edu, or Amanda Rovetta at (910) 695-3766 or rovettaa@sandhills.edu to learn more about SCC Continuing Education scholarships.

Registration

Seats are still available for this class. To register, stop by the Sandhills Hoke Center at 1110 E. Central Drive in Raeford. Registration by phone at (910) 875-8589 or preregistration online at sandhills.edu/cereg are also available accepting all major credit cards. Registration hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Fridays 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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