Medication Aide

 The MA classes will be held Monday through Friday for 6 hours per day for a total of 84 hours. 60 of those hours will be in classroom/lab and 24 will be in clinical in the designated nursing facility. Times will vary depending on location and class size. 

Students will be actively participating and engaged in a classroom setting with books, handouts, video’s and skills lab time. After classroom material is completed students will participate in clinicals in a nursing facility. Locations of clinicals will vary. After successful completion of a class, the student will be issued an “Certificate of Completion” will be issued upon successful completion of the program. Upon receipt of the Certificate of Completion, the student will be eligible to test for certification in the State of Oregon for the class they successfully completed. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • MA students wanting to take the class should be at least 18 years of age and be able to read, write and communicate in English fluently.
  • MA students must be listed on the OSBN registry as a CNA in good standing prior to enrolling in the MA training program.
  • MA students must provide their NA-1 training program Certificate of Completion.
  • MA students must provide documentation of at least (6) months full-time on-the-job experience (960 hours), or the equivalent in part-time hours, in a paid position as a Nursing Assistant under the supervision of a nurse since the completion of their NA-1 program.

Items Provided By Moore Nurse Consulting Included in Cost

  • Criminal Background Checks
  • MA Textbook
  • Name Tag
  • OSBN booklet for Medication Aides in Oregon
  • School supplies (notebook, paper, pens, highlighter
  • Current Drug Handbook
  • AHA-BLS CPR card
  • TB Test Screening
  • Drug Screening

Student Responsibility: Required Items for the Program


  • Uniform-scrubs; any color or pattern
  • Athletic shoes, fully enclosed Non-skid sole work shoes
  • Watch with a second hand

Enrollment Process

 1. Set up an appointment to complete enrollment paperwork by phone at 503-523-4806 or email Enrollment paperwork takes no more than thirty minutes. A $100 non-refundable deposit will be due at time of enrollment to hold your seat (part of the total tuition, not an additional cost to you).

2. Pay your program fee of $1600.00. Due in full no later than the orientation date.

3. Attend an orientation for the program. See Orientation section below.

Please note: You will not be able to start the class until tuition is paid in full or other arrangements have been made.


Come learn about our Medication Aide Program! All students are required to attend a mandatory orientation prior to staring a program, but those just looking for more information are always welcome! For more information about attending an orientation, please call our office.  

2020 MA Classes

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