Healthcare: Nursing Home Administrator Training

Updated on August 27, 2014

NHA_photoThis 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.

*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 25, 2014 to November 14, 2014

Day/Time: Thursdays and Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Penn State Greater Allegheny

Cost: $2240

Courses may be taken individually for $140 each

 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

Phone:  717-783-7155
FAX: 717-787-7769
[email protected]

Please visit this page for information on qualifying for this training:

Fall 2014

Classes will be on Thursdays and Fridays, Sept. 25 through Nov. 14, 2014, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

View the Fall 2014 brochure in  pdf format.

Link to register on line.


Understanding regulations, deficiencies, plans of correction, and quality assurance Thursday, September 25, 2014

Personnel management and labor relations Friday, September 26, 2014

Role of government in health policy and regulation Thursday, October 2, 2014         

Facility support services: building/grounds housekeeping, laundry, central supply Friday, October 3, 2014

Dietary department and resident nutrition Thursday, October 9, 2014

Strategic planning, marketing, and public relations Friday, October 10, 2014

Risk management, safety, and insurance Thursday, October 16, 2014

Fiscal management, budgeting, and accounting Friday, October 17, 2014

Government and third party reimbursement Thursday, October 23, 2014

Rehabilitation services and special care needs Friday, October 24, 2014

Health support services, pharmacy, medical records, and diagnostic services Thursday, October 30, 2014

The nursing department and resident care management Friday, October 31, 2014

Gerontology, diseases of aging, death, and dying Thursday, November 6 2014

Administration, organization, and management  Friday, November 7, 2014

Social services, family and community relationships, resident rights Thursday, November 13, 2014

Preparing for licensure/certification/accreditation surveys, and meeting other regulatory requirements Friday, November 14, 2014

For more information

Continuing Education (412) 675-9040 or
Academic Affairs (412) 675-9052

[email protected]


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