Medication administration/QMAP

 
 
Verify QMAP
 
 
Register for a RDP QMAP class
  1. Find an instructor. 
  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 a RDP QMAP instructor
  • Instructions on how to apply will be posted here when applications are being accepted.
  • You must apply annually and you must be a licensed professional: LPN, RN, DR, PA.

 

Information and Other Programs

Qualified medication administration personnel (QMAP) classes teach unlicensed staff members to safely administer medications in certain settings where it is authorized by law. The qualifications are not interchangeable between the programs.

 

  • IDD - intellectual or developmental disability QMAP
 
This course It is for program approved service agencies (PASA) and its curriculum is designed to assist people with developmental disabilities.
 
Employers, a community center board (CCB), or a contracted nurse affiliated with the PASA provide the training. 
 
For more information, call: 303-692-2836 and ask for the IDD Community Services Program.
 
  • RDP - Residential and day programs QMAPs
 
For more information, call: 303-692-2992
 
  • Department of human services regulated facilities have a qualified medication administration curriculum specifically developed for the administration of medications in Youth Services communities (less than 24-hour child care).
 
  • Department of corrections regulated facilities have a qualified medication administration curriculum specifically developed for the administration of medications in correctional facilities (youth corrections). This medication 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 is not:
    • Certified or licensed.
    • Trained or authorized to make any type of judgment, assessment or evaluation of a client.