Continuing Education offers training for health care professionals

August 12, 2009


Nursing home administrator training program

Beginning Sept. 28 and running through Oct. 19, the PSUGA Continuing Education Department is proud to offer the required 120-hour nursing home administrator training program. All classes are PA DPH-approved and will be held at the Frable Conference Center. To view our brochure, please visit our Web site at Many of the courses have also been approved for Pennsylvania State Nurses Association contact hours. For additional information, please contact JeanMarie Jacob, training specialist, at (412) 675-9058 or

Personal home care administrator training program

Penn State Greater Allegheny has been registered and approved as a training institution by the Department of Public Welfare for purposes of Chapter 2600. Our 100-hour standardized department-approved curriculum for personal care home administrators can also be used as annual trainings for personal care home administrators. In addition, many of the courses can satisfy Pennsylvania State Nurses Association contact hours.

Prior to employment as an administrator, a candidate must successfully complete a 100-hour training course. In addition, current administrators must complete at least 24 hours of training annually related to job duties. All direct-care staff must complete 12 hours of training each year.

Complete regulations can be found at the Department of Public Welfare's Web site -- visit online.

Please access our Web site at to view our training brochure or for instructions for online registration. Sign up for the entire 100-hour program for $900, or choose modules as needed. Please contact the Continuing Education Department at (412) 675-9051 or for further information.

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Last Updated August 12, 2009