21 NCAC 36 .0406             MEDICATION AIDE TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

(a)  Faculty for the medication aide training program are required to:

(1)           have a current, unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina;

(2)           have had at least two years of practice experience as a registered nurse that includes medication administration;

(3)           have successfully completed  an instructor training program approved by the Board according to these Rules; and

(4)           maintain Board of Nursing certification as a medication aide instructor.

(b)  The medication aide instructor certification shall be renewed every two years provided the following requirements are met:

(1)           the individual has taught at least one medication aide training program within the preceding two years; and

(2)           the individual successfully completes a review program approved by the Board according to these Rules.

(c)  The applicant for a medication aide training program approved by the Board must have a high school diploma or GED.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-171.56; 131E-114.2; 131E-270;

Eff. September 1, 2006;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2008.