Course Title
Level 1 Medication Aide (L1MA)
Course Code
J. Mello

The Level I Medication Aide (LIMA) training program prepares individuals for employment as a LIMA in residential care facilities (RCFs) and assisted living facilities (ALFs).

The program is designed to teach skills in medication administration by the following routes: oral, rectal, vaginal, otic, ophthalmic, nasal, topical, transdermal, buccal, sublingual, aerosol, nebulizer, and oral metered-dose inhalers.

The curriculum content includes procedures and instructions in the following areas: residents rights; fundamental human body systems; common medical terminology and abbreviations; medications classifications and their implications; observing and reporting possible medication reactions; techniques of medication administration by all routes listed above; documentation, including telephone orders, medication administration records (MAR’s), and leaves of absence; acquiring, storing and securing medications; medication reference resources; and infection control.

The textbook is separate and can be bought at this link

Please call 417-447-8888 for more information and course requirements. No refunds will be provided for this class unless OTC cancels it.


All classes are on Thursdays from 9:00am to 3:30pm and Certification Testing is on third Thursday 8:30am to 12:30pm

March 16 – March 30, 2023

July 13 – July 27, 2023

November 2 – November 16, 2023

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