Pennsylvania Nursing Home Administrator 120-Hour Training

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Administrator 120-Hour Training

Nursing Home Administrator Training Program

Do you need NHA CE credits to maintain your Pennsylvania license?  Join us for any/all of the programs below and earn .75 CEUs with each class!

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 SMEs (subject matter experts).

For information on qualifying for this training please visit the PA State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators webpage.

NHA Fall 2016 Program Information:

Program location: Penn State Abington

Sutherland Building, room 8

Directions and campus map:

Parking: Lot "C".  Lot "C" is a faculty/staff parking lot but is open to students on Saturdays.

No cafeteria service on Saturdays.

All classes are held on Saturdays, 8am-4:30pm.

Enrollment is ongoing-begin with either session and then return the next session to complete all 16 classes.


Call Theresa Bloom at 215-881-7402


$2800 for all 16 classes in the 120-hour training

Alumni/Veteran Discount: 10%

Cost: $175 per class

Register: Call Theresa Bloom at 215-881-7402

Program Schedule

Fall 2016 - 7 classes

Spring 2017-9 classes

September 10 - October 29

(no class on 9/17/16)

10/8/16    Strategic Planning…10/15/16  Rehabilitation Services…

10/22/16  Third Party Reimbursement...

10/29/16  The Dietary Department and Resident Nutrition

Spring 2017

March 4-May 6 (no class 4/15/17)

In no particular order the spring NHA classes are:

Administration, Organization, and Management of the Long-Term Care Facility

The Role of Government in Healthcare Policy Regulation and Reimbursement

Fiscal Management, Budgeting, and Accounting

Preparation for Licensure/Certification/Accreditation Surveys and Meeting Other Regulatory Requirements

Understanding Regulations, Deficiencies, Plans of Correction, and Quality Assurance

The Nursing Departments and Resident Care Managment

Health Support Services: Building/Grounds, Housekeeping, Laundry and Central Supply

Social Services, Family and Community Relationships, and Resident Rights

Strategic  Planning, Marketing, and Public Relations