Certificate in Long Term Care Administration
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The Certificate program in Long Term Care Administration is a 15-credit program offered jointly by the Graduate School and the School of Nursing. It is designed to allow potential Nursing Home Administrators to meet all the educational standards for licensure required by the New York State Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators. It is also of value to individuals with a background in nursing or administration who wish to become Nursing Home Administrators.
At the conclusion of this program students will: (1) meet the educational standards for licensure required by the New York State Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators and have the necessary educational background to succeed on the state examination and (2) have demonstrated mastery of administrative, managerial, financial, legal, ethical, and gerontological issues in nursing home administration.
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Certificate in Long Term Care Administration – 15 credits
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Students will be reviewed for candidacy upon the completion of twelve credits. Please see the Graduate School Catalog for complete requirements.
New York State Licensing Requirements for Nursing Home Administrators
Applicants for licensure in New York State as a Nursing Home Administrator must meet the requirements established by the Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators:
• be of good moral character;
• be at least 21 years of age
• meet education requirements
• meet experience requirements
• meet examination requirements
Students can access further information about Nursing Home Administrator licensure requirements from the New York State Department of Health website at www.health.state.ny.us/professionals/nursing_home_administrator. The curriculum for the Certificate in Long Term Care Administration follows the mandates of the New York State Department of Health Nursing Home Licensure Requirements. These requirements mandate the following required courses.
GRT 500 Introduction to Gerontology 3
GRT 660 Nursing Home Administration 3
NUR 644 Budgeting and Financial Accounting 3
NUR 646 Management of Human Resources 3
NUR 648 Health Care Ethics, Law, and Policy 3
For descriptions of courses, please download the Graduate School Catalog.