Nursing Home Administrator 120-Hour Training

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Nursing Home Administrator

Industry Information

The role of the nursing home administrator is to supervise, plan, develop, monitor and maintain appropriate standards of care throughout all departments in the nursing home. The nursing home administrator must have effective communication, leadership, and business skills in order to be successful.

 

This Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators approved specialty program is designed to provide a knowledge core of education for those interested in pursuing a career in the long term care administration field. The courses may also serve to satisfy State of Pennsylvania license renewal requirements.  Consisting of sixteen courses, each 7.5 hours in length, the 120-hour program is taught by Penn State University faculty and area professionals.

 

For information on qualifying for this training please visit this page.

 

Format: We offer the training on Saturdays, from 8am-5pm

 

On-line registration will open in mid-February.

2015 Courses

Spring Session I

 

April 11-Health Support Services: Pharmacy, Medical Records and  Diagnostic Services

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April 18-Strategic Planning, Marketing and Public Relations

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April 25-The Role of the Government in Health Care Policy Regulation

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May 2-Understanding Regulations, Deficiencies, Plans of Corrections and Quality Assurance

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May 9-Preparation for Licensure/Certification/Accreditation Surveys and Meeting other Regulatory Requirements

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May 16- Gerontology, Diseases of Aging, Death & Dying

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May 30-Risk Management, Safety and Insurance

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June 6 - Facility Support Services: Building /Grounds, Housekeeping, Laundry and Central Supply

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Fall-Session II-September 12 through October 31

 

Third Party Reimbursement

Rehabilitation Services and Special Care Services



Administration, Organization and Management of the Long Term Care Facility

Fiscal Management, Budget and Accounting

 

Dietary Department and Resident Nutrition


Personnel Management and Labor Relations

The Nursing Department and Resident Care Management


Social Services, Family and Community Relationships and Resident Rights



Contact
Theresa Bloom
Theresa Bloom
215-881-7402
Schedule

Complete all 16 classes on Saturdays, from 8:00am - 5:00pm.

SESSION I

April 11-June 6

and

SESSION II

September 12-October 31

Cost

$2495*

Courses may be taken individually for $175 each for Continuing Education credit

*Weekly payment plan available.

Registration & more info

Theresa Bloom
215-881-7402
tmb17@psu.edu

Theresa Bloom