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 late January.


For more information please contact Theresa Bloom at or 215-881-7402.




Strategic Planning, Marketing and Public Relations

Social Services, Family and Community Relationships and Resident Rights

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

Understanding Regulations, Deficiencies, Plans of Corrections and Quality Assurance

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

Gerontology, Diseases of Aging, Death & Dying

Rehabilitation Services and Special Care Services

Administration, Organization and Management of the Long Term Care Facility

Third Party Reimbursement

Risk Management, Safety and Insurance

The Role of the Government in Health Care Policy Regulation

Health Support Services: Pharmacy, Medical Records and Diagnostic Services

Fiscal Management, Budget and Accounting

Dietary Department and Resident Nutrition

Personnel Management and Labor Relations

The Nursing Department and Resident Care Management

Theresa Bloom
Theresa Bloom


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

April 11-June 6


September 12-October 31




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

*Weekly payment plan available.

Registration & more info

Theresa Bloom