NORTH CAROLINA DIVISION OF HEALTH SERVICE REGULATION (NCDHHS):
Medication Aide – Administration of medications in Assisted Living Facilities and Adult Care Homes
Medication Aide classes are approved by the NC Board of Nursing. Students who successfully complete these programs are eligible to apply to take the state approved Medication Aide Competency Evaluation (State test fees are additional to the cost of the class and are paid directly to the testing agency).Successful completion of the state exam allows the student to be listed on the registry. A 15 hour class is offered for student wanting to administer medication in an Adult Care Home, Group Home or Assisted Living facility (ALF).