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NURSE AIDE

The Nurse Aide program is a comprehensive course designed to teach students the skills and abilities essential to the provision of basic care to patients and residents in hospital and long term care facilities. Graduates of this program will be able to communicate and interact effectively with patients, assist patients in attaining and maintaining maximum functional independence, while observing patient rights. The will learn how to perform basic first aide, CPR, take vital sighs, apply the elements of basic nutrition in meal planning, and follow infection control measures. Additionally, they will be able to apply proper body mechanics in bed making, lifting, and turning patients. Graduates of this program may find entry-level employment as a nurse aide with hospitals and nursing homes.

$575


MEDICATION AIDE

The medication aide program is a comprehensive course designed to teach students the skills and abilities essential to the provision of basic medication administration to residents/patients in long-term care facilities, state schools, intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation operated by a community mental retardation center established under Health & Safety Code Chapter 534, correctional institutions, and home health agencies.

You MUST have completed your Fingerprint and have received your approval prior to registering for the class.

$650


MEDICATION AIDE UPDATE

A medication aide must complete a seven hour continuing education training program approved by HHSC before expiration of the permit in order to renew the permit. The approved program must be offered by a state approved Medication Aide Training Program as required at ยง95.119(a).

Medication Aide Updates are the 1st and 3rd Saturday monthly unless it is a holiday. You MUST have completed your Fingerprint and have received your approval prior to registering for the class.

$50


PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

The Pharmacy Technician provides technical assistance for registered pharmacists and work under their direct supervision. They usually work in hospitals, community ambulatory care, home healthcare, nursing homes and pharmaceutical industries. The Pharmacy Technician's primary responsibility is to perform more of the manipulative functions associated with dispensing prescriptions. Their duties include, but are not limited to, drug-product preparation and distribution, control of drug products, preparation and delivery of requested patient medication to be administered; record-keeping and, in some instances, the purchase of pharmaceuticals and the taking of inventory of controlled substances.

$1,150


ASSISTED LIVING MANAGERS COURSE

Assisted Living Manager course, a 24 (twenty-four) hour certification course consists of an extensive 3 days course of study. During this time, the participants will receive required learning experiences in the areas of; assisted living standards, federal laws, resident characteristics, including dementia; resident assessment, skills working with residents, family members, community members; basic principles of management, food/ nutritional services, community resources, financial management and ethics per TITLE 26 Health Human Services 553, Licensing Standards for assisted livings facilities.

$450