Personal Care Home Administrator 100-Hour Training

PCHA graduate

Spring 2015 schedule: March 13 through May 16

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. 

 

Tuition: $1495

($100 less if you are already CPR and First Aid certified)

 

Registration is now open for the spring session.


To secure your spot in this session please register online for this class:

"Care for Residents with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities"

 

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2323662

 

 

Easy-pay tuition payment plan

 

Payment schedule, please pay on or before the dates listed below. 

 

Payment 1-Registration open now. Register and pay for "Care for Residents with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilites" class, $30, to secure your seat in this session.

 

Payment 2-March 6: $345

 

Payment 3-March 20: $315

 

Payment 4-April 3: $280 (or $180 if you do not need the CPR & First Aid class)

 

Payment 5-April 17: $465

 

Payment 6-May 1: $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  tmb17@psu.edu or 215-881-7402.

 

Class size is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis.

 

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.

 

See pictures from our Fall 2014 class.

 

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

Spring Class & Tuition Schedule



Date Title Registration Link Price
3/6

 

PAYMENT #2 DUE


Pays for 3/13,14, 21 (Payment # 1: 3/20 paid for w/ registration-$30) Amount due: $345  
3/13 (F)

 

Personal Hygiene  Pt.I,

NURS 5006B

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2342889 135.00
3/14 (S)

 

Nutrition

NURS 5006C

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2341770 105.00
3/20

 

    PAYMENT #3 DUE


 Pays for 3/27 & 28, 4/10 & 11-Amount due: $315
 

3/20 (F)

 

Care for Residents w/ ID and/or DD

NURS 5006J

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2323662 30.00
3/21 (S)

 

Community Resources

NURS 5006N

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2343419 60.00
3/21 (S)

 

Resident Rights

NURS 5006R

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2341905 45.00
3/27 (F)

 

Rules & Regs. Pertaining to PA PCHs

NURS 5006Q

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2357470 30.00
3/27 (F)

 

PCH Contracts

NURS 5006L

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2349677 30.00
3/28 (S)

 

Gerontology

NURS 5006G

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2350040 90.00
4/3

 

  PAYMENT #4 DUE


Pays for 4/17, 18 (if needed) & 25-Amount due: $280 or $180  
4/3 (F)

 

BYE


   
4/4 (S)

 

BYE


   

4/10 (F)

 

Writing Assessments…, Pt. I

NURS 5006D

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2350637 75.00
4/11 (S)

 

Writing Assessments…, Pt. II


   
4/11 (S)

 

Abuse & Neglect Prevention & Reporting

NURS 5006K

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2357023 90.00
4/17

 

    PAYMENT #5 DUE


Pays for 5/1, 2, 8, & 9-Amount due: $465  
4/17 (F)

 

Budgeting, Patient Records…

NURS 5006P

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2359286 60.00
4/18 (S)

 

First Aid and CPR

NURS 5006S

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2358769 100.00
4/24 (F)

 

Personal Hygiene Pt. II


   
4/25 (S)

 

Care for Residents with Dementia…

NURS 5006I

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2360118 120.00
5/1

 

  PAYMENT # 6 DUE


 Pays for 5/15-$60
 
5/1 (F)

 

Cultural Competence

NURS 5006F

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2359521 45.00
5/2 (S)

 

Staff Supervision Pt. I

NURS 5006O

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2360282 120.00
5/2(S)

 

Care for Residents w/ Mental Illness, Pt. I

NURS 5006H

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2360566 135.00
5/8 (F)

 

Recreation

NURS 5006E

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2360912 60.00
5/9 (S)

 

Medications…

NURS 5006A

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2361145 105.00
5/15 (F)

 

Fire Prevention & Emergency Preparedness

NURS 5006M

https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=2399603 60.00

5/16(S)

 

Care for Residents w/ Mental Illness, Pt. II


   
5/16(S)

 

Staff Supervision Pt. II


   
    Price
       
      135.00
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      100.00
       
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      45.00
      120.00
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      105.00
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        135.00
        105.00
         
        30.00
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        45.00
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        90.00
         
         
         
        75.00
         
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        100.00
         
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        45.00
        120.00
        135.00
        60.00
        105.00
    60.00
 
 
Contact
Theresa Bloom
Theresa Bloom
215-881-7402
Cost

 

$1495

(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%

 

Registration & more info

Theresa Bloom
tmb17@psu.edu
215-881-7402

Qualifications necessary to attend this program (must have one)
  • An associate degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university
  • A license as a registered nurse from the Pennsylvania Department of State
  • A license as a licensed practical nurse from the Pennsylvania Department of State & 1 year experience in a related field.
  • A license as a nursing home administrator from the Pennsylvania Department of State.
  • For a home serving 8 or fewer residents, a general education development diploma or high school diploma and 2 years direct care or administrative experience in the human services field.