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Currently employed Geriatric Nursing Assistants may safely prepare, administer and chart routine medicines. 

Course to Complete

AHE-588 Medicine Aide Training 

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Total number of hours

74 hours 

Licensure/certification earned

Eligible to become a Certified Medicine Aide by the Maryland Board of Nursing 

Total approximate cost



College placement tests for reading and math minimum 1 year full time employment as a GNA; letter of recommendation from the Director of Nursing at their place of employment; current, active CNA/GNA certification. 


This course requires study time outside class and includes tests which the student must pass prior to starting the clinical experience. Must have negative TB test/Chest Xray within the last year, Hepatitis immunity or waiver. 

Information unique to the training


AHE-042 and AHE-580 Certified Nursing Assistant training

Estimated hourly pay

 $13-$15 per hour

*Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees, etc.
**Wages are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only.