Nursing Home Administrator
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 mid-February.
For more information please contact Theresa Bloom at email@example.com or 215-881-7402.
Spring Session I
April 11-Health Support Services: Pharmacy, Medical Records and Diagnostic Services
April 18-Strategic Planning, Marketing and Public Relations
April 25-The Role of the Government in Health Care Policy Regulation
May 2-Understanding Regulations, Deficiencies, Plans of Corrections and Quality Assurance
May 9-Preparation for Licensure/Certification/Accreditation Surveys and Meeting other Regulatory Requirements
May 16- Gerontology, Diseases of Aging, Death & Dying
May 30-Risk Management, Safety and Insurance
June 6 - Facility Support Services: Building /Grounds, Housekeeping, Laundry and Central Supply
Fall-Session II-September 12 through October 31
Third Party Reimbursement
Rehabilitation Services and Special Care Services
Administration, Organization and Management of the Long Term Care Facility
Fiscal Management, Budget and Accounting
Dietary Department and Resident Nutrition
Personnel Management and Labor Relations
The Nursing Department and Resident Care Management
Social Services, Family and Community Relationships and Resident Rights
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.