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Medical Licensing and Certification: Medication Aide

In Wisconsin, some medication aides must get approval to give medicine.




Medication aide approval is required for people who are not licensed. They must meet certain requirements to be able to give medicine to people who live in Wisconsin nursing homes and/or receive hospice care.


View Medication Aides—Nursing Home/Hospice. It includes:

  • A list of approved medication aide courses.
  • Instructor information.
  • Training exemptions.
  • Other details.
Last revised January 11, 2023