Medication administration/QMAP

 
 
Verify QMAP
Paper certificates are not provided. Online verification is the only official means of verifying a QMAP status. 
 
 

QMAP class attendance alert

 
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 a QMAP training entity

 


 

Information and other QMAP programs
Qualified medication administration personnel (QMAP) classes teach unlicensed staff members to safely administer medications in certain settings where it's authorized by law. 

 

 
  • 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.