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!
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.
T. Bloom, 267-265-5314 on program days
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
Total due for the fall session is: $1225
If you would like to use the payment plan you may register/pay for these classes individually; all classes registered and paid for on/before September 1, 2016. Call Theresa Bloom at 215-881-7402 to register and use the payment plan.
Fall 2016 - 7 classes
Spring 2017-9 classes
September 10 - October 29
(no class on 9/17/16)
9/10/16 Personnel Management
10/1/16 Facility Support…
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
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