Medication administration/QMAP

Verify QMAP
Paper certificates are not provided. Online verification is the only official means of verifying a QMAP status. 
Register for an RDP QMAP class
  1. Find an instructor: 
    • Schedule and instructor list (Please note: This is a list of currently approved instructors and it is updated as instructors are approved).
  2. Register with the instructor.
  3. Cost per student:
    • $55 for two-day class, practicum and exam. 
    • $30 practicum and exam only.
Regulations and study materials
Become an RDP QMAP instructor
  • We are no longer accepting applications for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.
  • You must apply annually and you must be a licensed professional: L.P.N., R.N., P.A. or doctor.


Information and other programs
Qualified medication administration personnel (QMAP) classes teach unlicensed staff members to safely administer medications in certain settings where it's authorized by law. The qualifications aren't interchangeable between the programs.

  • RDP: Residential and day program QMAP.
    • For information, call 303-692-2992.
  • Facilities regulated by the Department of Human Services.
    • Qualified medication administration curriculum is specifically developed for the administration of medications in Youth Services communities (less than 24-hour child care).
  • Qualistar registration.
  • Facilities regulated by the Department of Corrections.
    • Qualified medication administration curriculum is specifically developed for the administration of medications in correctional facilities (Youth Corrections).
    • Program requires registration through Youth Corrections.
A QMAP can:
  • Administer medications according to written physician's orders.
  • Maintain proper documentation of the administration of both prescription and non-prescription drugs. 
  • Use proper techniques when administering medications by various routes. 
  • Safely and accurately fill and administer medications to and from medication reminder boxes with oversight from a licensed person or qualified manager. 
  • Administer medications only in authorized settings:
    • Assisted living residences.
    • Adult foster care facilities.
    • Alternative care facilities.
    • Residential child care facilities.
    • Secure residential treatment centers.
    • State certified adult day programs.
    • Program approved service agencies (PASA) serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
A QMAP isn't:
  • Certified or licensed.
  • Trained or authorized to make any type of judgment, assessment or evaluation of a client.