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Personal Care Home Administrator Training

Typical Schedule example
Course Date Time Cost
DPW Orientation Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. FREE
Complete 100 hours (includes exam) ALL ALL $1,425
Personal care services and personal hygiene Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. $180
*Care for residents with dementia, cognitive impairments, and other special needs Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:40 p.m. $160
Nutrition, food handling, sanitation Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. $140
*Budgeting, financial record keeping and resident records Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - Noon $80
*Care for residents with intellectual disabilities Thursday, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. $40
*Local, state, and federal laws and regulations pertaining to the operation of a home Thursday, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. $40
*Gerontology Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. $120
*Resident home contracts Tuesday, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. $40
*Staff supervision and staff person training including developing orientation and training guidelines for staff Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $160
*Care for residents with mental illness Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. $180
*Abuse and neglect prevention and reporting Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. $120
*Resident rights Thursday, 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. $60
Recreation Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. - Noon $80
*Community resources, social services, and activities in the community Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. $80
*Writing, completing, and implementing initial assessments, annual assessments, and support plans Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. $100
*Cultural competency Thursday, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. $60
*Medication procedures, medication effects and side effects, and universal precautions Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. $140
Fire prevention and emergency preparedness Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - Noon $80
Exam for those who have completed requirements Thursday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Exam only-$100
**First Aid Training/Certification in CPR and Obstructed Airways Techniques (This fee includes a $32 fee that is charged by the American Red Cross for your certification.) TBD 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. $172

*Indicates course is approved for Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Act 58 contact hours

**If you are already First Aid and CPR certified, you are exempt from the First Aid and CPR classes. Please send a copy of your certificates along with your registration.

 

Office Location

Gallagher Conference Center
(570) 963-2600

Contacts

John C. Drake
Director of Continuing Education
jcd15@psu.edu

Sue Fitch
Area Representative
Workforce Development
sef10@psu.edu

Margie Williams
Staff Assistant
mzw6@psu.edu

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