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Sherry's Med Class



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Thank you for your interest in Sherry's Med Class. 

Use our contact information to get in touch with us today.

402-498-3442

Class Catalog

Sherry Laseman RN, CNOR (INSTRUCTOR) 

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

402-498-3442 (Office)

402-690-8264 (Cell)

402-493-1055 (Fax)






The catalog and class schedule are effective January 1st, 2021. The information in the catalog is subject to change without notice at the discretion of Sherry's Med Class.


As a student, you are responsible for following procedures as described in this catalog. This catalog number is 017 (Date of publication: 01/01/2021).


Student Complaints

Please contact Sherry Laseman at 

402-498-3442.

Also, students may contact the Program Director of Private Postsecondary Career
Schools at the Nebraska Department of Education.

Academic Calendar 2021

Spring Classes: April - June

40-hour medication aide course

Summer Classes: July - September

40-hour medication aide course

Fall Classes: October - November

40-hour medication aide course

Winter Classes: January - March

40-hour medication aide course


The medication aide course is 40 clock hours in length.


Classes will not be held on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.


For a current listing of dates and times of classes offered or to enroll, call us 402-498-3442 for further information.


Competency assessments are held separate from the classes and are by appointment only.

General Information

School Facilities

Sherry's Med Class is located on the 2nd floor of the Heritage Communities Corporate Office (16934 Frances St.). Upon entering the main level, an elevator/or stairs are available to  the 2nd floor. 


Classrooms

Conference rooms are located on the 2nd floor. They are equipped with chairs and tables, large dry erase boards, televisions, and state-of-the-art audiovisual and projection equipment.

Equipment for Training

Students will demonstrate their competency in passing medications, documenting medications, and administering oral, rectal, topical, and sublingual medications. This is part of the classroom experience.


The student will have class labs for blood pressure, temperature, pulses, etc. These will involve the use of blood pressure cuffs and electronic wrist monitors; electronic and tympanic temperature sensors; stethoscopes; nose mannequins for nose sprays and nose drops; bubble (blister) packs, peel packs, and cassettes for medication administration; nebulizer demonstrations and films; medication administration films; liquid medication cups; and oral syringes.


Shadowing for students will be conducted at approved facilities.

Admission Information

Enrollment Procedures

To enroll in the course, students may register online and complete the online registration form found here or fill out a paper registration form to be submitted to Sherry’s Med Class at 2120 North 152nd Circle, Omaha, Nebraska. Late enrollments are subject to approval by administration.

General Academic Information

Credit Granted Policy

No credit is granted for previous education, training, or experience.

Student Conduct

All students attending the medication aide course offered by Sherry’s Med Class are expected to abide by a high standard of integrity and honesty, show respect for the authority of the faculty, and abide by the policies of the school.

Student Conduct That Is Not in Accordance With the Standards of Sherry’s 

Med Class 

Academic Dishonesty

Cheating, facilitating academic dishonesty, and plagiarism are violations of the academic honesty policy. If a case is deemed persistent or severe, it may be treated as a violation of the student conduct code.


Destroying or Damaging Property

This involves intentionally, recklessly, and/or persistently destroying or damaging property or the property of other students.


Drugs

This involves using, possessing, or distributing any controlled substance, illegal drug, or alcohol on school property.


Harm/Harassment

This involves discriminating against; sexually harassing; threatening or intimidating another person by word or gesture; and physically molesting or assaulting another person, which substantially harms or causes reasonable apprehension of such harm to that person or which is intended to harm him or her.


This also includes, but is not limited to, physical, psychological or sexual harm/harassment based on religion, nationality, ability/disability, gender, sexual orientation, racial or ethnic origin, cultural identity or political affiliation.


This provision in the codes is intended to protect members of the school against damage or threat of damage to property and injury or threat of injury to a person’s physical or psychological well-being.


Unnecessary Use of Electronic Devices

Cell phone use in the classroom is not allowed. Students are to shut off their cell phones prior to entering the classroom.


Approved by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

The medication aide class offered by Sherry's Med Class is committed to equal opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, creed, or disability in the administration of its educational policies.

Student Services

Financial Aid

The medication aide course does not qualify for Financial Aid.

Telephones

Telephones are available outside the classroom.

Placement Assistance

Placement assistance is not provided for students seeking employment.

Parking

Students may use the visitors parking lot outside the building, but should not park in spaces that are designated for a specific group.

Restaurants

   Restaurants are located close to the class or you may bring             your own lunch.

Student Policies

Attendance Policy

Students are expected to attend all sessions of the class in which they are enrolled. To meet course requirements and pass the course, the required hours of attendance must be completed. Absences may result in failure of a course.


If a crisis has occurred, course faculty must be notified immediately of the absence and reason. The course instructors have the right to adjust class schedules as necessary.


Students seeking readmission due to unsatisfactory attendance must follow the readmission policy.

Student Complaints

Students who believe they have an academic or non-academic complaint should make every effort to resolve the issue with the person/s involved. If the complaint is not resolved, the student can request a meeting with the instructor or administrator where the information can be presented by the student.


The information will be documented and reviewed, and the student will be informed of the resulting decision. The student may contact the Program Director of Private Postsecondary Career Schools at the Nebraska Department of Education.

Dismissals

Students may be dismissed due to such reasons as no-shows or attendance problems. Readmission will be allowed for the next three months. If the student is unable to complete the course as scheduled, the student may reschedule for a future session for a period of up to, but no more than, 3 months.


The official date of termination will be the last date of student attendance and documented on the attendance record.

Refund Policy

                     If a student cancels a class within seventy-two (72) hours of enrollment/registration, a full refund will be issued                                                                              within thirty (30) days of cancellation.

 

           A request for cancellation must be submitted by the student and received by Sherry’s Med Class within 72 hours of                                                                                                         registration.


     If the request for cancellation occurs after 72 hours of enrollment/registration but before the class begins, a refund of all                                                                        tuition paid shall except a registration fee of $100.


         No refund will be given after a class has started or for failure to attend. The official date of termination will be the last                                                            date of student attendance and documented on the attendance record

                                                                     Refunds will be made within 30 days following termination.

Program of Study (40-Hour Medication Aide Course) 

Program Objectives 

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:


Recognize the 10 basic competencies needed in order to safely provide another person with his or her medication in accordance with the Nebraska Medication Aide Act.


Identify specific drug families, actions, and side effects in the usage, treatment, and prevention of various diseases.


Recognize the responsibilities of the medication aide in relation to PRN medications; provide medications by vaginal, rectal, tubular, or inhaled routes; and provide insulin by injection.


Tuition and Fees: $340.00* (Includes tuition and textbook)

Length of Program: 40 clock hours

Payment: Payment plans are available and vouchers are accepted.

Satisfactory Progress

Satisfactory progress in the course of study requires achievement of a grade of 72% or higher on a scale of 100% involving measurements and evaluations of student progress in the course. Satisfactory academic progress in the courses will be measured and evaluated by the completion of worksheets, quizzes, exams, and the demonstration of skill competencies.


Progress reports will be made by the instructor. These will inform students of their scores on all graded course requirements and whether they are making satisfactory progress in the course at a 72% or above grading level. Students will be informed in writing if they are failing a course due to not making satisfactory progress according to the required grading measurements. Students will not be placed on academic probation.

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