This is a 68 hour curriculum. Sixty-eight (68) hours is the minimum number of hours required to train medication aides for registration with the Board of Nursing, to work in Assisted Living Facilities. It is up to the discretion of the instructor to determine if more hours are required to train the students in each individual class. Additional hours can be added to meet the needs of the students. (PROGRAM OBJECTIVE)

The minimum 68 hour requirement includes:

• 40 hours in the classroom, teaching

• 8 hours of diabetic-specific training

• 20 hours of clinical training:

o No more than 10 students per instructor

o Clinical experience must be in an assisted living facility.

o Maximum number of simulation hours is 20% (4 hours)