Personal Care Home Administrator training available this fall

UNIONTOWN, Pa. – Local professionals who are interested in pursuing a career in personal care home administration are encouraged to learn more about a continuing education health care program being offered at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus. This program will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from Sept. 24 until Oct. 31.

This program is designed for administrators and aspiring administrators as well as nurses, caregivers and health care professionals who are preparing to become personal care home administrators and for health care workers who need to meet their continuing education requirements.

These courses will address topics surrounding personal care homes as well as those issues related to patients who need home care assistance. Participants have the option of completing all 100 hours of the course or selecting from a variety of available courses on topics such as nutrition and food sanitation, cultural competency, resident rights, budgeting and financial record keeping, and CPR certification.

Courses will be held at Penn State Fayette via the Video Learning Network (VLN). The VLN is a videoconferencing system that enables an instructor to be located in one classroom while the students are located in multiple classrooms.

For more information on courses, registration and cost, call Penn State Fayette's Continuing Education department at 724-430-4211.

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Last Updated September 03, 2013