(225 ILCS 65/80-20)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
Scope of practice.
(a) A licensed medication aide may only practice in a qualified facility.
(b) Licensed medication aides must be supervised by and receive delegation by a registered
nurse that is on-duty and present in the facility at all times.
(c) Licensed medication aides shall not have a direct-care assignment when scheduled to
work as a licensed medication aide, but may assist residents as needed.
(d) Licensed medication aides shall not administer any medication until a physician has conducted an initial assessment of the
(e) Licensed medication aides shall not administer any Schedule II controlled substances as
set forth in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, and may not administer any
subcutaneous, intramuscular, intradermal, or intravenous medication.
(Source: P.A. 98-990, eff. 8-18-14