Medication Management

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Information for Trainers

To become certified as a Trainer you must mail to VCU Department of Gerontology the following:

  • A complete Trainer Application Form
  • Proof of licensure (copy of license) as a physician, pharmacist, or nurse 
  • Evidence of successful completion of a train the trainer course conducted by an approved Trainer (copy of the signed certificate) OR
  • Approval from the Board of Nursing authorizing you to teach the 68 hour cirruclum (copy of approval letter)
  • Check or Money Order for $30.00 if APPROVED by the Board of nursing OR $40.00 if succesful completion of train the trainer course. Please make check or money order out to the Department of Gerontology. (Do Not Send Cash)
  • Certificate will be mailed within three (3) weeks

*Medication Management trainer certification must be renewed annually on or before March 31st. 

To renew Trainer Certification you must mail to VCU Department of Gerontology the following:

  • A complete Trainer Renewal Form 
  • Proof of licensure (copy of license) as a physician, pharmacist, or nurse 
  • Check or Money Order for $12.00 made out to the Department of Gerontology (Do Not Send Cash)
  • Certificate will be mailed within three (3) weeks

Upon completion of medication management training you must mail to VCU Department of Gerontology the following:

Information for Medication Aides

To become certified as a Medication Aide you must mail to VCU Department of Gerontology the following:

*You are required to take a refresher course every three (3) years.  Contact your facility for more information.

To obtain a duplicate copy of your Medication Aide Certificate you must mail to VCU Department of Gerontology the following:

  • A complete Medication Aide Certificate Request Form
  • Check or Money Order for $10.00 made out to the Department of Gerontology. (Do Not Send Cash)
  • Certificate will be mailed within 5-10 business days

 

Training Materials Order Form

All documents and checks should be sent to:
VCU Department of Gerontology
Medication Management
PO Box 980228
Richmond, VA 23298

If you have any questions, please call 804-828-9060

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