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Nursing Home Administration (HCA-300)
Various: distance learning format

Varies (self-study; self-paced)

April 2020 - Present.

Subject Area:
Allied Health

Number of Credits:

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: examine the role of financing and reimbursement for long-term care services; investigate nursing home evolution in the United States and globally, and the cultural changes within long term care; determine the roles of social services, admission, and discharge; analyze the importance of recreation and activities within the long-term care environment; discover basic dietary services requirements; predict the challenges associated with rapidly changing global cultural diversity and understand and appreciate the need for long-term care facilities to modify their practices to accommodate the changing environment.

Major topics include: an introduction to the administration of long-term care facilities and services. Emphasis is placed on nursing home care, home health care, hospice, skilled nursing facilities, and other long-term care services.

Credit Recommendation:
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Health Care Administration, Allied Health, Health Informatics, Medical Office Management, Elder Care Services, Social Services, Nutrition, or Cultural Diversity (4/20).