The Residential Care Administrator & Health Facility Administrator Course
HOPE’s Health Facility (HFA) and Residential Care Facility (RCA) Administrator training course is a state approved, specialized course of intstruction in long term healthcare administration. Students successfully completing the course will meet the educational requirements for licensure as a Health Facility or Residential Care Facility Administrator.
The RCA and HFA courses are combined for four (4) weeks. These four weeks cover the material both RCAs and HFAs need: Aging Processes, Accounting/Budgeting, Management theory, Legal issues, etc. At the end of the four weeks the RCA course is complete. The HFA course continues for 2 more weeks during which nursing home regulations, reimbursement methods, etc. are covered.
Rebecca Bartle, MSN, RN, HFA, Robert Decker, CPA, HFA, and other carefully selected seasoned, long term care professionals.
The tuition for the full six (6) week HFA course is $3,200. The RCA portion of the course, which runs for the first four (4) weeks, is $2,200. The fee includes the days of instruction, course materials, study guides and text books. In order to guarantee a place in the 2012 class, registrants must send a $500, non-refundable deposit with their application. This deposit will be applied towards full payment of the course, which is due by May 20th, 2013. A $250 discount is available to those students whose tuition is paid by a HOPE, LeadingAge (IAHSA), or INALA member facility.
Funding opportunities may be available through the Workforce Development Education and Training Choices program. Contact your local Workforce Development office for more information. Class Schedule:
The course begins June 3rd, 2013. Classes meet Monday through Friday – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm with ½ hour for lunch.
Completion of the RCA/HFA course requires 133/203 hours of participation. Each student is required to sign an attendance agreement acknowledging this requirement. Attendance is taken daily. Absence (excused only for personal illness or family emergency) requires the completion of make up assignments covering the content of the missed session. Make up assignments generally require more time than the missed session. It is the responsibility of each student to secure reliable transportation and childcare to ensure timely arrival for class on a daily basis.
Contact the HOPE office, 317-472-0677 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
The Course is located near the Indiana Wesleyan building on the north side of Indianapolis. The exact address is as follows: 9480 Priority Way West Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46240. At the Magnolia Health Services.
Download the application and mail it to the HOPE office (address is on the application form).
Located in the attachment section will be the syllabus for the RCA-HFA Course for 2013.
|Syllabus HOPE RCA_HFA Course 2012_Apr30.xls||96 KB|
|HFA Application 2013.doc||216.5 KB|