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Medication Aide discusses dosages with elderly patient

Medication Aide


The Medication Aide course (HLTH 1300) at MCC is a 50-clock hour course that prepares students interested in the healthcare field and helping others.

Medication Aides are considered part of the interdisciplinary health care team and assists with the delivery of routine medications under direct supervision. They may also help monitor medication effects and care for facility residents. They often work in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and immediate care facilities.

Job & Salary Outlook

There are many job opportunities in the health care field for Medication Aides. Currently the average Medication Aide wage in Nebraska is $15.92/hour, which may be even higher in some agencies.

The MCC Medication Aide course is ideal for students already in the healthcare field looking to enhance their job skills and responsibilities.


Susan Lund, RN, MSN, program coordinator



If you are interested and would like to learn more, please call 531-622-2400 to schedule your advising appointment with a Success Navigator or Academic Advisor. You can also use this link to help navigate your next steps:

NOTE: For accommodations concerning this course, please contact our Disability Support Services.