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.
Virtual training via Zoom
Times: Thursdays and Fridays, September 24 - November 13, 2020, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Entire 120-hour program is $2,499
Cost: $175 per course
Please contact our office at (724) 773-3700 if you would like to register by phone or for individual courses.
|Administration, Organization and Management of the Long Term Care Facility||Thursday, September 24|
|Gerontology, Diseases of Aging||Friday, September 25|
|Fiscal Management, Budgeting, and Accounting||Thursday, October 1|
|The Nursing Department and Resident Care Management||Friday, October 2|
|Personnel Management and Labor Relations||Thursday, October 8|
|Third Party Reimbursement||Friday, October 9|
|Preparation for Licensure Certification Accreditation Surveys, and Meeting Other Regulatory Requirements||Thursday, October 15|
|Understanding Regulations, Deficiencies, Plans of Corrections, and Quality Assurance||Friday, October 16|
|The Role of Government in Health Policy and Regulation||Thursday, October 22|
|Risk Management||Friday, October 23|
|Health Support Services||Thursday, October 29|
|Dietary Department and Resident Care||Friday, October 30|
|Facility Support Services: Building/Grounds, Housekeeping, Laundry, and Central Supply||Thursday, November 5|
|Strategic Planning, Marketing, and Public Relations||Friday, November 6|
|Rehabilitation Services and Special Care||Thursday, November 12|
|Social Services, Family and Community Relationships, and Resident Rights||Friday, November 13|
Questions regarding PA licensure requirements should be directed to:
Please visit the state board page for information on the admissions requirements for this training.
Many US states and territories require professional licensure/certification to be employed. If you plan to pursue employment in a licensed profession after completing this program, please visit the Professional Licensure/Certification Disclosures by State interactive map.
For more information or to register by phone please call 724-773-3700.
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.