This specialty program approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators 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.
Entire spring program
- Format: Instructor-led course on Zoom
- Dates: Thursdays and Fridays, March 16 - May 5, 2023
- Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Cost: Entire 120-hour program is $2,759
- Register: NHA Spring 2023
- Cost: $185 per course
- Registration: Links coming soon.
|Administration, Organization and Management of the Long-Term Care Facility||Thursday, March 16|
|The Nursing Department and Resident Care Management||Friday, March 17|
|Understanding Regulations, Deficiencies, Plans of Corrections, and Quality Assurance||Thursday, March 23|
|Gerontology, Diseases of Aging||Friday, March 24|
|Personnel Management and Labor Relations||Thursday, March 30|
|Third Party Reimbursement||Friday, March 31|
|Preparation for Licensure Certification Accreditation Surveys, and Meeting Other Regulatory Requirements||Thursday, April 6|
|Fiscal Management, Budgeting, and Accounting||Friday, April 7|
|The Role of Government in Health Policy and Regulation||Thursday, April 13|
|Risk Management||Friday, April 14|
|Health Support Services||Thursday, April 20|
|Dietary Department and Resident Care||Friday, April 21|
|Facility Support Services: Building/Grounds, Housekeeping, Laundry, and Central Supply||Thursday, April 27|
|Rehabilitation Services and Special Care||Friday, April 28|
|Strategic Planning, Marketing, and Public Relations||Thursday, May 4|
|Social Services, Family and Community Relationships, and Resident Rights||Friday, May 5|
Questions regarding PA licensure requirements should be directed to:
Please visit the state board website for information on the admissions requirements for this training.
Many U.S. 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.
Cancellations and refunds
Payment is due upon registration. Students may request a registration cancellation through the start date of the course. A $25 cancellation fee will apply. No refunds will be given for withdrawal requests after the course start date. The University reserves the right to cancel course selections. If the course is cancelled, the student will be issued a full refund.
For more information, please call 724-773-3700.