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Wisconsin Medication Aide Approved Training Programs

In Wisconsin Medication Aides are Unlicensed personnel.  They are required to meet specific requirements to be able to administer medications to Wisconsin nursing home residents and hospice patients.

Individuals who are eligible to take the program and become a medication aide in Wisconsin must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma.
  • Be current on the State of Wisconsin nurse aide directory.
  • Be current on the federal nurse aide directory.
  • Have at least 2000 hours experience in direct patient care within the last 3 years.
  • Have worked a minimum of 40 hours, within the last 90 days, with the residents to whom the student will be administering medications.
  • Be recommended in writing by the director of nursing and the administrator of the agency in which the student will be working during the clinical experience.
  • Be recommended in writing by two licensed charge nurses under whose licenses the aide will be administering medications.


Listed below are approved training programs for providing medication aide classes in Wisconsin.  For detailed information about each program, please contact the individual listings. Each program will have information regarding the times it is offered, the schedule, the cost, and how to enroll.

Dove Healthcare
715-930-6011 • cell: 715-225-9636 

Fox Valley Technical College
920-735-5600

Gateway Technical College
262-741-8404

Madison College
920-568-7225

MedQuest
262-593-8143
608-467-6606

Moraine Park Technical College
920-922-8611

Nicolet Area Technical College
715-365-4410

Northcentral Technical College
715-675-3331

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
920-498-5400

Waukesha County Technical College
262-691-5375

Western Wisconsin Technical College
800-322-9982