Nursing Home Administrator Training

Nursing Home Administrator Training

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 16 courses, each 7.5 hours in length, the 120-hour program is taught by Penn State University faculty and area professionals. You may register for the entire program or choose to take individual courses as needed.

Spring 2017

Entire Program

Date and Time: Thursdays and Fridays, May 11 - June 30, 2017, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cost: Entire 120-hour program is $2349 *

Register for the entire 120-hour program.

Individual Courses

Cost: $150 per course *

Please contact our office at (724) 773-3700 if you would like to register for individual courses.

  • Preparation for Licensure Certification Accreditation Surveys and Meeting Other Regulatory Requirements
  • Administration, Organization and Management of the Long Term Care Facility
  • Gerontology, Diseases of Aging
  • The Role of Government in Health Policy and Regulation
  • Fiscal Management, Budgeting and Accounting
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Third Party Reimbursement
  • Understanding Regulations, Deficiencies, Plans of Corrections and Quality Assurance
  • The Nursing Department and Resident Care Management
  • Rehabilitation Services and Special Care
  • Health Support Services
  • Facility Support Services: Building/Grounds, Housekeeping, Laundry and Central Supply
  • Dietary Department and Resident Care
  • Social Services, Family and Community Relationships and Resident Rights
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Planning, Marketing and Public Relations

Questions regarding PA licensure requirements should be directed to:

State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators
P. O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA  17105-2649
717-783-7155 (voice)
717-787-7769 (fax)
ST-NHA@PA.GOV

Please visit the state board page for information on the admissions requirements for this training.

* Cancellations and Refunds

Payment is due upon registration. Registration cancellations with a full refund will be accepted until one week prior to the first class. After that, the individual may be held responsible for registration and fees. The University may cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.