Classes begin January 7, 2019

What Our Program Offers

The GCTI Medication Aide training program will prepare qualified individuals to assist with self-administration of medication in assisted living facilities (ALF). This consists of 48 hours within the classroom and 20 hours of facility training. The Medication Aide class equips students with the basic techniques and safety procedures for medication administration and the regulations concerning
prescription medications.

Employment of nursing assistants is projected to grow 37% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the national average which is between 5% and 9%.

GCTI PREPARES YOU FOR A CAREER AS A Medication Aide

Our class sizes are small: to make sure that everyone has access to the attentions of our highly skilled, experienced, teaching staff. We offer a multimedia experience including text book, and video learning to provide our students with a high quality, entertaining and rewarding learning environment.

Medication Aides assist residents with medications and students will learn the classifications and side effects of drugs used in various care settings. This course is intended to prepare students to safely perform the standard duties of a Medication Aide in a licensed adult care and assisted living facilities under the supervision of a registered nurse or a licensed practical/ vocational nurse. The class consists of 68 hours of theory and clinical instructions. If you have other concerns, please send us a message.

The Classroom Environment

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12
Students per class
40
Hours Facility Experience
30
Hours Lab Experience
120
Program Hours

Learn All The Necessary Skills For A Career As A Medication Aide

Our program is comprehensive with a proven success rate. Here are just a few of the skills you will learn.

Legal & Ethical Medication Management

Safe Administration of Medications

Pharmacology

Storage and Disposal of Medication

Special Issues in Medication Administration

Insulin Administration

Reasons Why Attending GCTI Is a Great Idea!

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Get The Answers You Need For Your Career

We pride ourselves in offering our students:

A 90% Pass Rate On the NNAAP Exam On the 1st Attempt

Individualized Training with Small Classroom Sizes

Affordable Programs

Students gain the ability to function and work competently in any healthcare setting. They develop sound judgement and the ability to identify adverse patient findings and understand the proper chain of command used to report abnormalities.

Student Resources

MyCAA | Payment Plans | Paid Internships

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We offer MyCAA financial support, payment plans, and paid internships to our students.

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