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.
*Penn State School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Dates: September 24, 2015 to November 13, 2015
Day/Time: Thursdays and Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Penn State Greater Allegheny
Courses may be taken individually
Questions regarding PA licensure requirements should be directed to:
State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators
P. O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Please visit the state board page for information on qualifying for this training.
Classes will be on Thursdays and Fridays, Sept. 24 through Nov. 13, 2015, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
View the Fall 2015 brochure in pdf format (coming later)
Thursday September 24, 2015, The nursing department and resident care management
Friday September 25, 2015, Personnel management and labor relations
Thursday October 1, 2015, Dietary department and resident nutrition
Friday October 2, 2015, Social services, family and community relationships, resident rights
Thursday October 8, 2015, Government and third party reimbursement
Friday October 9, 2015, Rehabilitation services and special care needs
Thursday October 15, 2015, Risk management, safety, and insurance
Friday October 16, 2015, Strategic planning, marketing, and public relations
Thursday October 22, 2015, Health support services, pharmacy, medical records, and diagnostic services
Friday October 23, 2015, Administration, organization, and management
Thursday October 29, 2015, Facility support services: building/grounds housekeeping, laundry, central supply
Friday October 30, 2015, Gerontology, diseases of aging, death, and dying
Thursday November 5, 2015, Role of government in health policy and regulation
Friday November 6, 2015, Understanding regulations, deficiencies, plans of correction, and quality assurance
Thursday November 12, 2015, Preparing for licensure/certification/accreditation surveys, and meeting other regulatory requirements
Friday November 13, 2015, Fiscal management, budgeting, and accounting
For more information
Continuing Education (412) 675-9040 or
Academic Affairs (412) 675-9052