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Colorado Medication Aide Training Program & QMAP Course

Aims has two programs available to train you to safely dispense medications in a variety of care settings in accordance with regulations. Depending on your prior experience and area of expertise, you can choose between the Colorado Medication Aide (COMA) training program and the Qualified Medication Aide (QMAP) training program. 

Colorado Medication Aide Training Program

The Colorado Medication Aide (COMA) Training Program is designed to equip individuals with the essential knowledge and skills required to become competent medication aides in healthcare settings within the state of Colorado. This comprehensive course combines theoretical learning with practical hands-on training to ensure students are proficient in administering medications safely and effectively. 

This course is suitable for individuals aspiring to become certified medication aides in the state of Colorado who have already been working as Certified Nurse Aides.

  • Pharmacology
  • Medication administration techniques
  • Medication safety protocols
  • Legal and ethical considerations
  • Communication skills
  • Drug classifications
  • Dosage calculations
  • Routes of administration
  • Recognizing adverse reactions

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Qualified Medication Administration Personnel Course

This Qualified Medication Administration Personnel (QMAP) course will teach unlicensed healthcare employees to safely administer medications to patients while verifying, communicating and documenting the process. 

This course is taught by experienced professionals and includes online learning from Nearpods emailed out to you by the instructor which will include textbook work, online quizzes and other learning tools, real-life applications (lab time), and QMAP test. 

  • Medication classifications
  • Principles of medication administration
  • Dosage calculations
  • Medication administration techniques
  • Medication safety protocols
  • Control measures
  • Documentation practices

Ready to start this program? Register now for the next session.