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Medication Manager

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This class is designed to prepare individuals to safely administer nonparenteral medication in a 15 bed or less MR residential facility, child care facility, supervised apartment living or community supported living arrangements. Emphasis is placed on safely administering medications from a prescription bottle and observing for obvious reactions to these medications.

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss the federal and state laws related to drug administration.
  • Define and describe the role and responsibilities of the medication manager.
  • Identify the effects of drugs on persons and discuss the implications of these effects when administering medications.
  • Demonstrate safe procedures for preparing, administering and recording drugs given by medication managers.

Class Requirements:

  • Student must be present for 100% of the class.
  • Please be proficient at measuring blood pressure & apical pulse prior to beginning of class.
  • Please bring a 3-ring binder, paper and highlighter.
  • Students must obtain 80% on final to successfully complete class.
  • Skills checklist must be signed legibly or it will be returned to facility and certificate will be delayed.
  • A Registered Nurse must supervise the clinical part of class. Iowa Western requires a copy of the RN’s license to keep on file and the license number on all skills checklists.
  • Skills checklist must be returned to IWCC within 6 weeks of last day of class.

Classroom Schedule:

A class is offered each month!

Medication Manager

This class will prepare the individual to safely administer nonparenteral medication in 15 bed or less MR residential facility, child care facility, supervised apartment living or community supported living arrangements. Emphasis is placed on safely administering medications from a prescription bottle and observing for obvious reactions to these medications. Students must be present at 8:30 a.m. the first day. 2 Sessions Fee $105

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MEDMN 01*01 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus WF 01/25/2017 8:30AM-3:30PM Looft Hall
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MEDMN 01*02 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus TTh 08/09/2016 8:30AM-3:30PM Looft Hall
2 sessions Call 712-325-3344

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MEDMN 01*03 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus TTh 09/27/2016 8:30AM-3:30PM Looft Hall
2 sessions Call 712-325-3344

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MEDMN 01*04 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus TTh 10/18/2016 8:30AM-3:30PM Looft Hall
2 sessions Call 712-325-3344

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MEDMN 01*05 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus MT 11/21/2016 8:30AM-3:30PM Looft Hall
2 sessions Call 712-325-3344

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MEDMN 01*06 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus TTh 12/13/2016 8:30AM-3:30PM Looft Hall
2 sessions Call 712-325-3344

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Online:

An online class will be offered each month. It's easy to earn your certification!

  • Register and obtain user name and password.
  • Watch video lectures.
  • Complete activities for each unit.
  • Answer and submit review questions for Part 1, 2, and 3.
  • Watch videos of skills demos.
  • Schedule and take final exam at IWCC, obtaining 80% or higher.
  • Complete 2 hour clinical at your facility or IWCC (with prior arrangement).
  • Turn in clinical within 6 weeks to receive certificate. Clinical sheets must be legibly signed by RN and student.

To Register:

Email longtermcare@iwcc.edu.

Fax or Mail Click on this link for Registration Form

Class Cost $105
Lab (With prior IWCC approval) $60

Refund Policy:

  • There will be a $25 fee for all class withdrawals or transfers.
  • Withdrawal/transfer 1 business day in advance – Full refund less $25 withdrawal fee.
  • No refunds given for less than 1 business day withdrawal/transfer or for “no shows”.