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Dietary for Nursing Home Administrator
$159.00 (1 section available)
This course provides the student with the knowledge to identify the basic nutritional requirements of the elderly residents. This class will explore the role of the registered dietician, and the skills necessary to develop a plan for food purchasing and delivery. The principles of dietary sanitation with regard to food preparation, food storage, serving and clean-up, as wwll as, dishwashing techniques will be discussed. In addition, the student will be able to identify the components of care plan requirements that involve residents' individualized needs and adaptations.

Facility Support Services for Nusring Home Administrators
$159.00 (1 section available)
The intent of this course is to provide the skills and knowledge necessary for the student to evalute buildings, grounds, and equipment for code compliance. It will prepare the student to analyze the physical plant needs and plan for preventive methods. The student will learn to evalute the equipment and operation manuals, as well as, idenifying when replacement is required. Basic sanitation concepts and procedures will be discussed with an emphasis on infection control concepts and procedures.

Fiscal Management for Nursing Home Administrators
$159.00 (1 section available)
The purpose of this course is to identify and describe some of the basic concepts of budgeting. Concepts for review and discussion are: general budget formats; budgeting methods; basic accounting and bookkeeping methods; and basic computer operations for budgeting. The student will be able to prepare an integrated budget, in addition to reading and interpreting financial statements. The major goal of this course is to provide the knowledge base to evaluate budget information, interpret and use financial information such CPA audit reports and analyze the variance between budgets and actual financial performance.

General Administration for Nursing Home Administrator
$159.00 (1 section available)
This course is designed to summarize the basic principles of management and the applications of those principles. In addition, the students learn to and demonstrate the use and application of interpersonal communication techniques. Methods of conflict resolution will be described, along with a discussion of effective management procedures, information collection procedures, and cost/benefit analysis.

Gerontology for Nursing Home Administrators
$159.00 (1 section available)
This course provides the students with skills and information necessary to understand the physical changes that occur with aging. It will prepare the student with the knowledge to differentiate between physical changes of aging and the pathological changes of disease. Psychological change, defense mechanisms, and specific changes that occur in each body system will be discussed. The role of the nursing home staff will be discussed with a focus on the following areas: professional ethics, basic nursing care, drug administration, infection control, dealing with the dieting client and his family.

Health Support Services for Nursing Home Administrators
$159.00 (1 section available)
This course is designed to provide students with the basic pharmaceutical requirements of elderly residents. Discussion will include: recommended daily doses; how aging affects doses; drug destruction; food and drug interaction; rules and regulations regarding drugs and biologicals; handling and storage of drugs; regulations for administering and labeling of drugs; systems of inventory control including plans for drug purchasing. This course will also prepare the student in the area of medical records. List of Federal Documentation Requirements for the Medical Records Programming including minimum data sets and components of the medical records system that document how the facility is meeting the resident's individual needs and adaptation will be analyzed.

Licensure and Certification for Nursing Home Administrators
$159.00 (1 section available)
This course is designed to provide students with the information to identify the regulating agencies for licensure of long-term care facilities. In additino, it will review the proper procedures to apply for licensure. Local and state laws will be discussed as it pertains to licensure requirements.

Nursing Assistant (Clinical)
$400.00 (6 sections available)
This 70-hour Nursing Assistant course is designed around a variety of topics designed to instruct the prospective Nursing Assistant in their role in long-term patient care. Instruction is accomplished through a curriculum approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and is directed at: presenting the role of the Nursing Assistant including legality and promotion of patient rights, external standards, communications, infection control, basic body systems, external standards within the chain of command, effect of aging and disease on body systems, measures to promote independence and rehabilitation, and understanding mental health and social services needs of patients.

Nursing Assistant Theory
$549.00 (5 sections available)
This 98-hour Nursing Assistant course is designed around a variety of topics designed to instruct the prospective Nursing Assistant in their role in long-term patient care. Instruction is accomplished through a curriculum approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and is directed at: presenting the role of the Nursing Assistant including legality and promotion of patient rights, external standards, communications, infection control, basic body systems, external standards within the chain of command, effect of aging and disease on body systems, measures to promote independence and rehabilitation, and understanding mental health and social services needs of patients.

Nursing Home Administrator, 120 Hour Course
$2,349.00 (1 section available)
This 120 hour course is designed to provide meaningful instruction and practice to assist the students in the dvelopment the skills and knowldge required to work in the nursing home field. The students will be instructed in the proper administrative skills to run a nursing home, the completion of required forms and protocls. It wil include lecture, demonstration and class discussion.

Personnel Management for Nursing Home Administrators
$159.00 (1 section available)
This course is designed to provide the student with the skill necessary to asses and identify the staffing needs and provide the necessary training. Set the standards for the different positions of employment. Work within the labor laws and regulations for filing the positions. Recognize proper employment background checks, interviewing skills, medical, criminal and work history clearances. Prepare the student in employee evaluations and counseling skills, as well as, grievance procedures. Provide information on union organizations.

Regulations and Policies
$159.00 (1 section available)
This course is designed to review and discuss the major legislationand state laws governing the effective operation of a nursing home. Some of the legislation to be discussed are: OBRA; Medicare and Medicaid; OSHA and HCFA; and civil rights laws. Knowledge and understanding of these state laws and legislation allows the student to correctly assess the legal liability issues in a typical nursing home situation. The Patients Bill of Rights will be presented and discussed.

Rehabilitation and Recreation for Nursing Home Administrators
$159.00 (1 section available)
This course will prepare the student with the skills and knowledge to identify the basic rehabilitative needs of the aged resident and define the role of the rehabilitation team. The course will help the students to identify components and requirements of care plan development to meet the resident needs, then formulate and adapt the care to meet the needs. It will prepare the student to develop plans for determing equipment needs, purchase and delivery. The role of the exercise physiologist, physical occupational and recreation therapist will be discussed in terms of their therapeutic value within the context of a long-term nursing facility.

Resident Care for Nursing Home Administrators
$159.00 (1 section available)
This course describes and discusses the role of the medical director, physician, and consulting physician with regard to the evaluation of medical services necessary to meet residents' medical care needs. The nursing department's role in planning, implementing, and evaluation of nursing services essential to meet the needs of the resident are included.

Risk Management for Nursing Home Administration
$0.00 (1 section available)
This course is designed to provide the student with the basic skills and knowledge to plan, implement, and evaluate employee health and safety programs. A review and discussion of the Federal rules governing employee benefits, insurance, workers compensations, and employment compensation. The student will be able to analyze the fire and disaster programs and identify methods of protection of residents, staff, and property. The student will learn how to develop a safety plans that will measure the health, welfare, and safety of residents, staff, and visitors. The student will be able to recognize in-house emergencies, as well as community emergency resources to utilize. They will be able to demonstrate how emergency procedures are utilized in a nursing home setting.

RN/LPN Clinical Refresher
$949.00 (1 section available)
This 135 hour course is designed to provide meaningful instruction with practice for inactive registered and practical nurses to assist them in the development of the skills and the technique required for preparation to a position in a medical-surgical unit and/or for additional skill development post-graduation from graduation from nursing program. Students will be instructed through both demonstration and clinical experiences to enhance existing skills.

RN/LPN REFRESHER
$1,549.00 (1 section available)
This 244 hour course is designed to provide meaningful instruction and practice for inactive registered and practical nurses to assist them in the development of the skills and knowledge required to assume a position in a medical-surgical unit. Students will be instructed through both classroom and clinical experiences to enhance existing skills.

Role of the Government for Nursing Home Administrators
$159.00 (1 section available)
This course will provide the student with the knowledge to identify the government agencies involved in determing regulatory standards for long-term care facilities. The role of the Department of Health will be examined in terms of providing regulations for licensure. Legal liability issues and state laws pertaining to typical nursing home situations are discussed. The legislative process as it pertains to new laws that protect residents and families will be analyzed.

Social Issues for Nursing Home Administrators
$159.00 (1 section available)
The primary function of the course is to provide the student with the skills and knowledge to identify the major social, psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs of residents and their families. The roles and functions of the social worker in identifying and establishing resources available on the community, local, and are discussed. Also discussion on the different stages in the process of death and grieving. Attention is given to medical directives, living wills, durable powers of attorneys. The effects of these directives on the elderly resident are analyzed.

Strategic Planning for Nursing Home Administrators
$159.00 (1 section available)
This course will prepare the students to identify the nursing home's role in basic community. It will identify consumer organizations and list the ways of communicating the services of the nursing to the residents and the public. Marketing methods used to explore public relations in the nursing home area are reviewed. The elements that identify and recognize the need for change will be discussed. Methods of data collection on which to base change will be reviewed and discussed. A problem solving approach will be used to present the information and assess the potentional effectiveness of change.

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