Medication Aide Certificate (MDDC) - Description
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Medication Aide Certificate (MDDC)
The Medication Aide certificate is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing. The program focuses on basic concepts of anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology as required by State of Ohio regulations. The certificate program includes a minimum of 80 hours of lecture and lab practice to prepare students to distribute medications in long-term care and residential care facilities.
Students also spend at least 40 hours in clinical practice in a long term care and/or residential care facility, distributing medications under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse. Students research and prepare medication information for each resident in their assignment.
Ohio Board of Nursing
17 South High Street, Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43215-7410
Fax: (614) 466-0388