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Avera Med Aide On-Line Training Solutions - Facility Students

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Registration approval confirmation and login access will be sent via e-mail. Every effort will be made to respond to your request for registration within 48 hours of your registration submission, if received Monday through Friday, between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, excluding major holidays.

Fees & Payment

Contact Avera Education & Staffing Solutions at 605-668-8475 or for fee information.


Welcome to Avera Med Aide On-Line Training Solutions©. 

The Medication Aide Training Program utilizes on-line learning modules, chapter quizzes, an on-line lab and quiz, example MARs, a 1:1 Skills Performance Evaluation, and a Final Exam in educating Med Aides. Avera Education & Staffing Solutions’ program is designed to prepare the student to skillfully and safely administer medications in a facility. 


The State of South Dakota requires students in the Medication Aide Training Program to have a high school diploma or GED and a copy must be provided to Avera Education & Staffing Solutions prior to certificate issuance.


Class Cancellation Policy

All Cancellations made within 5 business days of registration will be charged a $50 cancellation fee. Anytime cancellations made after 5 buisness days will be charged the full course fee.  

(if student logs into an exam at anytime the full program fee will be charged regardless of cancellation timeframe) 


Program Layout:

  • Complete Unit 1 on-line modules
  • Complete Unit 1 Exam with passing score of at least 85%. One retake allowed if necessary (must be completed prior to advancing to Unit 2) register here
  • Complete Unit 2 on-line modules
  • Complete Unit 2 Exam with passing score of at least 85%. One retake if allowed if necessary  (must be completed prior to advancing to On-line Lab) register here
  • On-line lab and quiz must be completed prior to advancing to the 1:1 Skills Performance Evaluation
  • Register here if completing 1:1 Skills Performance Evaluation with AESS (students may complete at facility with RN Clinical Sponsor).
  • After completion of 1:1 Skills Performance Evaluation register for Final Exam here (Final Exam has one retake if necessary). Score of 85% is required.
  • Upon successful completion a certificate will be awarded

 * 1:1 Skills Performance and Exams will be billed out if they are done with AESS.


Required Materials:

  • Independents must purchase, and facilities must provide each student with the textbook, Sorrentino, S. & Remmert, L. (2009), Mosby’s Textbook for Medication Assistants, Mosby: St. Louis, MO. Our MATP and this textbook are approved by the South Dakota Board of Nursing.  This textbook may be purchased from Elsevier or from a vendor of choice. 
  • On-line access to Med Aide Training Program Self-Paced Classroom.

You will also need a copy of these materials:


Reminder: AESS encourages Chapter’s results be stored at facility. High School Diploma/GED, Training Documentation, and Clinical Skills Checklist must be sent to AESS.



Avera Education & Staffing Solutions (AESS)

1000 West 4th Street, Suite 9

Yankton, SD   57078

Phone - 605-668-8475

Fax - (605)668-8483

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