Monday, July 18, 2016

Applications are being accepted for the Qualified Medication Administration Program (QMAP) Stakeholder Task Force

In response to the passage of House Bill 16-1424 regarding Qualified Medication Administration Personnel (QMAP), the Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division of the department will be convening a QMAP Stakeholder Task Force. 

The objective of this group will be to review existing regulation governing the qualification of unlicensed professionals administering medication in designated facility types in the State of Colorado and make any revision recommendations to both the department and the State Board of Health.

Per Division policy, QMAP Stakeholder Task Force members serve on a voluntary basis and are appointed by the Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division Director. This task force will represent providers and consumers of Qualified Medication Administration training and/or services in residential or day programs, or organizations providing service to or concerned with residents in these settings. Membership will be selected/comprised of:

- 3 Representatives of the Colorado Assisted Living Residence Associations (1 each) 
- 3 Assisted Living Residence or Adult Day Provider Representatives
- 2 QMAP Instructors
- 1 Practicing QMAP

Six task force meetings are to be scheduled once a month, for two hours, with the first meeting scheduled for August 24, 2016. Meeting frequency and duration may be adjusted to meet project timelines.

Applications for current vacancies and considerations will be accepted through August 5, 2016. The announcement, application form and instructions on how to apply can be accessed through the following internet link: