Qualified Medication Administration Person (QMAP) Manual and Study Guide

A comprehensive study guide to prepare students for becoming a Qualified Medication Administration Person (QMAP).

Become a Qualified Medication Administration Person (QMAP). 

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.

Course Curriculum

Kristina Baumer
Kristina Baumer
BSN, RN

About the Instructor

Hello, I wanted to introduce myself. My name is Kristina. I have been working in healthcare since September of 1995 when I received my CNA license in Missouri. I then receive my certified medical technician and insulin certification in Missouri. After a few years I moved to Denver in 1999. I worked in nursing homes, assisted living, group homes, and realized I wanted more. I went to Concorde Career College and received my diploma in medical assisting and found my calling in dialysis. Through DaVita, I received my nursing license in October of 2011 and my Bachelors in Nursing in 2015.  Starting Nurse Practioner School in February 2018.  

I am married and have two children ages 11 and 15. I enjoy doing obstacle mud runs, volleyball, bowling, riding my motorcycle, hiking, snowshoeing, and scuba diving. I am always up for a new experience or adventure. I just wanted you to know me a little and look forward to teaching you in my next class. I enjoy learning and helping others learn as well. School was never easy for me; it was always a struggle. I want to teach, help people learn, and give them the power of knowledge.  

kbaumer@ohanaguidance.com

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