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The 100-hour Personal Care Home Administrator Training and exam

Satisfy continuing education hours with a variety of professional care staff, and other health care professionals.


All persons who wish to become administrators, current administrators and direct-care staff.

In addition, nurses and personal care home administrators can select courses within the 100-hour training to fulfill their continuing education requirements.

Penn State College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Personal care home administrators are required to complete 24 hours of continuing education per year; nursing home administrators, 48 hours every two years; RN’s, 30 hours every two years.

These courses are approved by the State Department of Public Welfare for personal care home administrators, by the Nursing Home Administration, and by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association to fulfill your required continuing education hours.


The course fees range from $40 to $180 per course. The complete 100-hour course, including the exam, is $1,425. Courses may be taken individually, (see schedule). The fees must be paid when you register. To register, complete the enclosed registration form and mail or fax it to the Penn State address listed on the form.


Accurate records of attendance will be maintained to verify and report the continuing education credit hours. Upon your completion of the series, a certificate of completion will be mailed to you.




Nurse and Patient

Courses are offered simultaneously at all eight locations through video conferencing.

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