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Fresh Start Healthcare, LLC (formerly Breath of Fresh Air)

68hr Medication Aide - Evenings

with Teresa Mason, RN


Class has begun

Classroom Dates 12-weeks
Tues & Wed; July 17th - July 25th
Tues & Thurs; July 31st - October 4th

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Lincoln Mews Community Center
4013 ½ North Ave.
Richmond, VA 23222


Clinical Site Dates to be determined:
Tues & Thurs; October 9th - November 8th

Times: To Be Determined

Location: Assisted Living Facility - To Be Determined


Cost: $585 + $15 Registration Fee (Total $600)

The 68hr Medication Administration Course is a Virginia Board of Nursing approved program. The course instructs the participant how to administer & assist resident in self-administering medications, including blood sugar checks & insulin injections, in the assisted living environment.

There are 68 hours of training, consisting of 48 hours of classroom training and 20 hours of clinical training in various assisted living facilities, to assist in Medication Management and Administration in assisted living facilities.

The cost includes the textbook and all classroom materials. 

Certificate will be provided within 14 Business Days (count ONLY Monday through Friday non-holidays) ONLY upon successful completion of the course.

Not Included: - Students will be eligible to apply to Virginia Board of Nursing ($50) and the examination at PSI ($70) to become a Registered Medication Aide (RMA).

Students will also receive a complimentary "4hr Medication Aide Refresher Class" within 60 days’ completion of the course as a review prior to taking their Virginia Board of Nursing Medication Aide competency test.


      A certificate of completion from one of the following

  • Virginia Department of Social Services approved 40hr Direct Patient Care certificate
  • Virginia Medicaid approved 40hr Personal Care Assistant certificate
  • Virginia Board of Nursing approved 120hr Nurse Aide certificate


Additional Requirements:

  • Current PPD (TB) Test or Chest X-Ray ($25 to $45)
  • Current Criminal Background Check from the Virginia State Police ($15 or more)
  • Virginia Board of Nursing Application ($50) and PSI Examination ($70)
  • Jul 17 - Nov 8th, 2018
    Tue - Thu for 17 weeks from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Off-Site - See Address in Description



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