This course is designed to train nursing assistants and residential attendants to safely administer non-parenteral medications in long-term care (nursing home) facilities and related areas.

Prerequisite: 1) Employed a minimum of six months in the facility recommending the student, and 2) Current Iowa Nurse Aide Registry status (for use in nursing home setting only).

Licensure Information

This program prepares the student for licensure in Iowa. WITCC has not made a determination as to whether the program curriculum meets all other state’s educational requirements for licensure or certification. If you wish to work outside the state of Iowa please contact the state agency in which you hope to work for details about licensure or certification.

To register or if you have questions:

Debbie Rodriguez BSN, RN
Administrative Program Coordinator Nursing & Allied Health

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $576.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $579.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated housing and meals: $3,825.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.

Required Classes for Medication Aide | Cert

HSC 148

Medication Aide 3

Entrance Requirements

Submit your official high school/college transcripts to

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Mary Steinhauer
712.274.8733 Ext. 1471
Sioux City Campus, Room L314