Medication Administration Technician (RXMT)

Course Memo

Course Description: • Students will learn how to properly administer medications in an environment where nursing care is not required – such as group homes or residential care facilities. • Certification course. Prerequisites: • None Pertinent Information: • All books included in tuition. • MAT program is designed to provide training required by Oklahoma HB 1092 (May 87) and amended by HB 1880 (June 88). • Its goal is to enable facility personnel to help meet the health care needs of residential care/group home clients safely and effectively. • The class will also make the students aware of what constitutes liability when assisting clients. • State law requires a minimum of 15 hours training, which this course covers, and at least eight hours of update training annually (see MAT Update). • To be eligible for a certificate of completion, a student must complete the entire class. Absent hours will constitute a failure of completion. • Students must be able to read and write at a minimum of an eighth grade level. Oral testing will not be conducted at Meridian Technology Center. • Class moves at a fast pace. Student must be prepared to study outside of class in order to ensure success. • Students must test and score a minimum of 85 percent overall and demonstrate the appropriate skills in order to pass the class. Course Content: Module 1 Ethical/Legal Issues and Documentation Module 2 Administering Medications Module 3 Vital Signs For more information, please call the Health Occupations desk at (405) 377-3333 ext. 209 or 211 (Health, Medical, Medicine, Certification)