Competency assessment - NAC Title 172, Chapter 96 Medication Aide Registry
40-hour course and exam - Medication Aides who work in a nursing home, an intermediate care facility for the developmentally disabled, or an assisted living facility must pass a Medication Aide Course lasting 40 hours and a state approved exam that tests minimum competency for medication provision. Passing score is 72 percent or greater.
Contact one of the following State of Nebraska approved providers to schedule the written exam:
Lapsed medication aide - If you are a lapsed Medication Aide:
Medication Aide 40-Hour from another state:
Nursing Student - to meet the requirements for registration as a Medication Aide 40-hour:
Lapsed/Inactive RN or LPN – complete the Initial Application.
Disciplined RN or LPN - A registered nurse or licensed practical nurse whose license has been revoked, suspended, or voluntarily surrendered in lieu of discipline may not register as a medication aide.
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