Spring 2015 schedule: March 13 through May 16 - Class is Full*
PCHA Exam administered on June 6, 2015
The classes meet Fridays, 5-9:30pm and Saturdays, 9am-5:30pm. Students attend both days every week for the entire length of the program.
($100 less if you are already CPR and First Aid certified)
*This class is full. If you would like to be placed on a wait list please call Theresa Bloom at 215-881-7402.
Fall Session Dates: September 11-November 7
Registration will open July 17 for this session.
Easy-pay tuition payment plan for the Spring session:
Penn State Alumnus discount: 10%
Payment 1- "Care for Residents with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilites" class, $30, to secure your seat in this session. Registration for this class is closed.
Payment 2 - Please register and pay for each course on or before March 6
Total for these courses: $345
Payment 3 - Please register and pay for each course on or before March 20
Total cost for these courses: $315
Payment 4 - Please register and pay for each course on or before April 3
Total for these courses $280 (or $180 if you do not need the CPR & First Aid class)
Payment 5 - Please register and pay for each course on or before April 17
(NURS 5006F) Cultural Competence, $45
(NURS 5006O) Staff Supervision, $120
(NURS 5006H) Care for Residents with Mental Illness, $135
(NURS 5006E) Recreation, $60
(NURS 5006A) Medication Effects, Side Effects, Standard Precautions, $105
Total for these courses: $465
Payment 6 - Please register and pay for this class on or before May 1
Total cost for this course: $60
Visa, MasterCard, Discover & American Express are all accepted on our secure website.
If you have any difficulty with the online registration or would prefer to call your registration in please call the Registration Office at 814-867-4973.
For more information contact Theresa Bloom at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-881-7402
Who should attend the 100-Hour Training?
Aspiring personal care home administrators, nurses, caregivers, and health care professionals can complete the State Department of Public Welfare’s 100-hour standardized training program at Penn State Abington.
Why choose this program?
Earn your professional education with Penn State-the Big Ten in your backyard!
Penn State Abington is the only PCHA 100-Hour Training Provider that offers evening and weekend classes to fit your busy schedule.
Our location has easy access to public transit and major highways and the Pennsylvania turnpike.
Every one of our instructors are subject matter experts. You will not find more qualified instructors anywhere.
Our proven track record speaks for itself: over 70 graduates and a pass rate of 100%.
What do former students say about the Training?
"The PCHA program was not only a source of vast information and education, it also played a tremendous role in helping me identify the best suitable sector for me as an Administrator."
- Daniel Samai see more testimonials
(If you have valid CPR and First Aid Training certification cards you do not need to take the First Aid and CPR class with Penn State. In that case, the tuition is $1395. Please note that on-line CPR or First Aid training is not accepted for this class. Your First Aid and CPR must be taken in a live class.)
The Penn State Alumni discount is 10%