Medication Aide Information, Laws & Rules
This page contains information regarding educational preparation of Medication Aides, Medication Aide Instructors, and Medication Aide Master Teachers.
Laws and Rules
Medication Aides were approved to practice in skilled nursing facilities (SNF, also known as Long-term Care) in Senate Bill 622 August of 2005. The law became effective July 1, 2006, and the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation (previously known as the State Division of Facility Services) rules for SNF became effective October 1, 2006.
- § 131E-114.2. - Use of Medication Aides to Perform Technical Aspects of Medication Administration
- § 90-171.56. - Medication Aide Requirements
- 10A NCAC 13O .0201 - Medication Aide Competency Evaluation
- 21 NCAC 36 .0406 - Medication Aide Training Requirements