816.373.MEDS (6337)

1425 S Noland Rd., Independence, MO 64055

L1MA – Level 1 Medication Aide

In this 3-day course the student will learn the skills to safely pass medications in a "residential care" community.

In this 16-hour State of Missouri Certification Program you will learn:

  • State regulations and resident’s rights
  • Infection control
  • Medication actions and effects
  • Accurate dosage and measurements
  • Proper storage and accountability
  • Use of a drug reference handbook
  • Transcription and documentation 

To be eligible the student must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Provide a copy of a valid Social Security card or Work Permit at time of registration
  • Student must be registered with the Family Care Safety Registry (FCSR) https://health.mo.gov/safety/fcsr/
  • Be available for all classes (no missed time)
  • Be available for a 6:00 am medication pass

MEDS is a state of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) approved training site for certification programs.

Please contact MEDS at 816-373-6337 for tuition and information on how to reserve your seat in one of our upcoming classes.


Step 1

Review the Student Handbook

Step 2

Complete Registration Form and send ID copies to MEDS.

Step 3

Invest in your future with our interest FREE CNA or CMT payment plan.

Upcoming Classes

CNA Classes

Sept 24 - Nov 21, 2019
Tuesdays & Thursdays
9 am - 4:30 pm


Oct 15 - Dec 10, 2019
Tuesdays & Thursdays
4 pm - 9:30 pm

CMT Classes

January 15, 2020
8 am - 3:30 pm