RCA-HFA: The Residential Care Administrator & Health Facility Administrator Course

Brochure: September 2018 Course

Application: September 2018 Course

Detailed Daily Schedule

New Course Format Which Incorporates:

  • Traditional classroom lecture
  • Directed independent review of Domain content provided on the NAB website
  • Independent practical application assignments. These assignments are designed to guide the student to locate necessary information on the ISDH and other regulatory websites (which will be necessary when serving as an Administrator), as well as locate and interpret information found on consumer websites.


September 10 - September 29  RCA Course (HFA candidates also attend this session)

September 30 - October 7 BREAK

October 8 – October 26 HFA Candidates

HOPE Celebrates with 15 HFA-RCA Graduates

Front row left to right: Shelley Burress, Jeff Billhimer, Melissa Harlan, Markietta Burns, Melinda Preusz, Jennifer Etienne, Amanda Kilgore
Back row left to right: Erin Whitehouse, Derek Gibson, Paul Martin, Ryan Lewis, Carol Ward, Suzy Wagner
Missing from the picture are: Christi Hawkins and Stacy Johnson

July 7th marked the 10th year of HOPE’s HFA-RCA course. This graduating class celebrated their success with a luncheon at Eddie Merlot’s. The new graduates are eager to begin the next step in their journey which is working as an administrator in training (AIT). If your organization is looking for an AIT please contact tmiller@hoosierownersandproviders.org. The efforts of many contributed to the success of the course, and we want to recognize our expert guest instructors who graciously donated their time and talents to our students. Special thanks goes to:

Institute for Excellence in Memory Care: Deb Carriveau
Blue and Company: Shawn Williams, Tyler Dickey, Landon Hackett, Abby McDonough, and Peter Szostak
Faegre Baker Daniels: Ryann Ricchio, Sarah Bowers, Tareen Zafrullah, Joe PettyGrove Cindy Springer, Ryan Funk, Amanda Shelby, Ashley Osak, Dori Cain and Jeff Beck
Pulmonary Management: Vicky Rosemeyer, RT
BKD: Deborah Lake
Advantage Billing & Consultants, Inc..: Tim Landess
Atom Alliance: Kara Dawson
ISDH: Terry Whitson, Assistant Health Commissioner

Suburban Health Organization for their support and sponsorship of the graduation luncheon.

Magnolia Health Systems for providing the course training center.

Again this year, Becky Bartle was the principle instructor and keeper of the “magic sauce” that makes learning so much fun. Special thanks and gratitude goes out to Becky and her supporting team, Tracy Wells and Cheryl Toomey for making this course possible.