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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.

North Carolina Board of Nursing

The mission of the North Carolina Board of Nursing is to protect the public by regulating the practice of nursing.
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