Medication Administration Training Course

Tailored for DBHDS (Previously MHMR) and DSS Children's Homes in Virginia.

Expert, Hands-on Training.

Designed to support our LTC customers and other Richmond area homes, this course meets Virginia requirements for necessary training of a non-licensed person to administer medications in a group home (DBHDS license), adult day care center, or residential children’s home according to the Code of Virginia §54.1-3408.

Our state certified trainers offer a 32-hour course, using the approved curriculum in Medication Administration, including the required Insulin Module.

You can relax, knowing we have provided you or your staff with expert, hands-on training that instills confidence and accuracy in passing medications.

Designed to support our LTC customers and other Richmond area homes, this course meets Virginia requirements for necessary training of a non-licensed person to administer medications in a group home (DBHDS license), adult day care center, or residential children’s home according to the Code of Virginia §54.1-3408.
Our state certified trainers offer a 32-hour course, using the approved curriculum in Medication Administration, including the required Insulin Module.
You can relax, knowing we have provided you or your staff with expert, hands-on training that instills confidence and accuracy in passing medications.

Parts 1 & 2: Medication Administration (Day 1 & 2)

  • Precisely Guided Hands-On Learning
    You will gain thorough and personal instruction in proper medication administration and record keeping. Practical demonstrations and practice assignments prepare you for real-world applications.
  • Premium Study Materials
    Our workbook provides you with extra details, helpful illustrations, and practice examples for each task area. We encourage you to continue studying these materials outside of the classroom.

Part 3: Medication Administration Skills Session (Day 3)

  • Prerequisite
    You must have attended Parts 1 & 2.
  • Supervised Warm-Up Exercises
    You will practice administering medications and keeping appropriate records under the supervision of an attentive trainer. This way you can refresh prior to testing.
  • Skills Performance Demonstrations
    You will demonstrate your competency in each task area by successfully performing each skill. This test ensures you are fully capable and comfortable administering medication.
  • Proven Knowledge Through Written Tests
    The written test accompanies the performance demonstrations to guarantee you leave with the knowledge you need to succeed in your work.

Part 4: Medication Administration Insulin Module (Day 4)

  • Skills Performance Demonstrations
    You will demonstrate your competency in each task area by successfully performing each skill. This test ensures you are fully capable and comfortable measuring blood sugar with a glucometer and injecting insulin.
  • Proven Knowledge Through Written Tests
    The written test accompanies the performance demonstrations to guarantee you leave with the knowledge you need to succeed in your work.

Simple Pricing

Individual Enrollment Fee: $275

Includes attendance at Medication Management Parts I & II, Skills Session, Insulin Module, and one study guide.  A 50.00 non-refundable registration fee is due at the time of enrollment to hold your spot in the class.  The balance of 225.00 is due by the first day of class.

Sponsored Enrollment Fee: $65

Assisted living facilities, group homes, or other entities using Bremo LTC Pharmacy for their clients' prescription needs may register their staff members through sponsored enrollment. Sponsored enrollment affords the same benefits as individual enrollment.

Students that have attended all 4 modules of the 32-hour course are eligible to retest on sections of the test they did not pass.

Students have 3 attempts to retest.

If retesting on written sections only, retesting is available by walk-in on Mondays between 9:00 am- 3:00 pm without an appointment.

Retesting that includes oral sections of the test is offered by appointment. See link below to schedule retesting.

Medication aides who are already 32-hour certified to administer medications are required to take the 1 hour refresher to maintain their certificate. Refer to regulations and your employer for frequency.

This course includes recognizing emergency situations and how to care for your client, administration of medication safely and ways to prevent medication errors. Our instructors also review vital signs, diabetes and proper documentation.

Homes or other entities using Bremo LTC Pharmacy for their clients’ prescription needs may register their staff members through sponsored enrollment at a reduced price.

Pricing:

Individual Fee: $20.00
Sponsored Fee: $10.00

Onsite refresher courses can be offered for an additional fee for those facilities needing to recertify 8 or more students at a time. Contact our trainer Jamie Coleman, RN jamie.coleman@bremorx.com for more information and to discuss scheduling.

This course is a required annual continuing education for medication aides registered through the Board Of Nursing.  These students have completed and passed the 68-hour course.  Our instructors will review medication administration, medication errors and ways to prevent them from happening.   We will review the signs and symptoms of hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia and safe insulin administration.  We can also tailor the course to meet the unique needs of a facility.

Pricing:

Individual Fee: $50.00
Sponsored Fee: $25.00

Contact our trainer Jamie Coleman, RN jamie.coleman@bremorx.com for more information on tailored courses.

*Bremo Pharmacy's Training Center does not provide the 68-hour course but does provide this 4-hour refresher to maintain that registration.

Class schedules may change, so check back on our webpage for the most current schedule.

Please contact our training center for 4-hour refresher schedule.

Class size is limited; so please sign up early to ensure availability. All classes listed will be held from 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Participants should arrive 15 minutes prior to their session, with photo identification. Students arriving late for class may not be admitted.

Any cancellations should be made at least 24 hours prior to registration. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at (804) 285-8055.

32-Hour Course & 1-Hour Refresher Registration:

PDF registrations must be sent through our secure contact form.

Location

Bremo Pharmacies Business Office and Training Center
2002 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, VA 23230

Find Us

Contact

Jamie Coleman, RN
Course Instructor
jamie.coleman@bremorx.com
p: 804-285-8055

Meredith Ayers, CPhT
Course Coordinator
meredith.ayers@bremorx.com
p: 804-285-8055 ext 128

Tana Kaefer, PharmD
Clinical Coordinator & Facility Trainer in Medication Management

Students requesting to obtain a copy of their certificate, please contact the training center through our secure contact form below.
Please allow 48 business hours for us to process your request.

Requests must include:

  • Subject: Certificate Request
  • Student name
  • Student contact ph#
  • Student email address
  • Last 4 of student's SSN (State Requirement)

Employers requesting copies of certificates should call our training center.

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