Extend you healthcare profession to the next level by obtaining certification as a Medication Aide. The Texas Health & Human Services Commission designed this comprehensive course according to its specifications. Participants will spend a total of 100 hours in classroom instruction and training, 44 hours of return skills demonstration laboratory, and 10 hours of clinical experience including clinical observation and skills demonstration under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse in a facility.  A review of enrollment requirements is required and approved before students can register for class.

More information may be found in the Course Information/Pre-Requisite packet.

Criminal Background Requirement: For students who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please check with the Texas Health & Human Services Commission certification board by calling 1-512-438-2025 to discuss your topic of study to determine if you are qualified to obtain a certificate in that field.  You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.


Register by contacting the Community & Business Education office at 903-823-3270 or continuing.ed@texarkanacollege.edu.