Medication Administration

...and Medication Administration Update

Medication Administration

140 hours, 11 weeks, $765
(NURA 1013 – Medication Administration for the Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide)

Spring Course: March 3 to May 21, 2020
Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Fall Course: Sept. 1 to Nov. 12, 2020
Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location: Canterbury Engineering Science Building, 800 Ross Avenue, Kilgore, TX, Room 237.

This course is designed to prepare nurse aides who are currently employed in health care institutions with skills needed to administer certain medications. Students completing the Medication Administration course may sit for the State of Texas exam. Other expenses include cost for any requirements, the required textbook, and a combined state application and exam fee of $25.  A background check is required.

Eligibility Requirements are listed online: www.kilgore.edu/wdce


Medication Administration Update

7 hours , 1 day for on-site class, $70 for on-site & online
(NURA 1041 – Professional Development: Medication Aide)

This course is required for medication aides to retain their medication administration certification. Kilgore College offers a class each month either on-site or online. Registration and payment should be made no later than Wednesday at noon of the week of the class and Tuesday if the class is on Friday. Each class is limited to 24 students.

Eligibility Requirements are listed online: www.kilgore.edu/wdce

On-site (face-to-face) classes:

These classes are held in Room 237 of the Canterbury Engineering Science Building, 800 Ross Ave., in Kilgore).

  • March 20, 2020 (Friday) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • May 8, 2020 (Friday) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • July 10, 2020 (Friday) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sept. 11, 2020 (Friday) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Nov. 6, 2020 (Friday) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Online classes:

(Must have personal internet access and use of a personal computer or laptop.  A smart phone or tablet will not work for this class.)

  • Dec. 1, 2019 to Feb. 28, 2020 (Registration deadline is Jan. 31, 2020)
  • Feb. 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 (Registration deadline is March 31, 2020)
  • April 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020 (Registration deadline is May 31, 2020)
  • June 1, 2020 - Aug. 31, 2020 (Registration deadline is July 31, 2020)
  • Aug. 1, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 (Registration deadline is Sept. 31, 2020)
  • Oct. 1, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 (Registration deadline is Nov. 30, 2020)

Complete at your own pace up until the end date of the course. The total of the class is 7 hours.  The same material is presented in the on-site course.

For information about Medication Administration:

Jennie Alcantar
Workforce Development Specialist
Science and Health Sciences
Phone:
(903) 983-8170
Office:
Canterbury Engr. Science Bldg. (CANTR)
Fax:
(903) 988-7543