QMAP Training 2020-03-16T10:42:42-06:00

Qualified Medication Administration Personnel (QMAP) Training

SWCAHEC is now an approved Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) training site for QMAP. QMAP training allows staff working in healthcare facilities to administer medications.

QMAP’s are approved to work in the following locations:

• Assisted living residences
• Alternative care and adult foster care
• Secure residential treatment facilities
• State certified adult day programs
• Residential childcare facilities
• Facilities that provide treatment for persons with mental illness
• Program approved service agencies (PASA), serving persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities

*If you wish to work in the Department of Corrections or Department of Human Services as a QMAP, they have a separate QMAP program they regulate in their facilities.  Please contact them for more information.


February 13-14 -CANCELLED
8am-5pm first day / sign up for 2 hr. testing slot on second day
8am-5pm first day / sign up for 2 hr. testing slot on second day


LOCATION: Commons Building, 701 Camino del Rio, Suite 104 (first floor conference room), Durango CO 81301

The training will be broken up over 2 days. The first day will be a full 8-hour day of classroom instruction classroom and students will return the second day for written and hands-on practicum testing. Students will sign up at the end of the first day for a 2-hour testing slot on the following day.

Day 1-Classroom Day
Day 2-Testing Day

Students will be required to complete 1 hour online preparatory course prior to registering for the in-person training.  This requirement will prepare students with a basic overview of medication administration. To access the REQUIRED online prep course, please visit the CDPHE website below and follow the instructions under Student Resources:


You must be at least 18 years old and provide a valid government issued photo ID on the first day of training. You must also possess basic reading, writing and math skills in order to complete this training. Additionally, you will be required to sign a mandatory disclosure statement.

For a limited time through June of 2020, we will be offering this training FREE ($90 Value) with $14 administration fee. 

This training is made possible through:

Contact heather.sorensen@swcahec.org for details.