Long-Term Care Administration, Certificate (1717)
Department website: http://www.wku.edu/publichealth
Nadia F. Houchens, email@example.com, (270) 745-3616
When students complete the LTCA Certificate Program in combination with the Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration and NAB accreditation internship requirements, they will be graduating from a NAB Academic Accreditation Program - one of less than 15 in the United States! Find out more information about NAB academic approval by visiting www.nabweb.org .
Why a LTCA Certificate?
This certificate is an excellent addition to aspiring leaders in nursing, finance, accounting, social work, dietetics, management, healthcare and information technology. As career opportunities in long term care continue to grow, there is a greater demand than ever for individuals with some preparation for leadership roles in long term care organizations. As you advance your career and experience, the LTCA Certificate Program will help prepare you for many roles in long term care, with just a few of those listed below:
Dietitian, Director of Social Services, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Director of Nursing, MDS Coordinator, Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer, Nursing Home Administrator, Director of Information Technology, Accounting Manager, Home Health, Business Office Manager, Dietary Manager, Health Informatics
Program Requirements (15 hours)
The long-term care administration certificate, in conjunction with the undergraduate degree program in Health Care Administration is accredited through the National Association of Long Term Care Administrators Board (NAB). The certificate in conjunction with the undergraduate degree program in health care administration prepares students for careers in both long-term care administration and other adult care services. It follows a cohort model with students being enrolled every fall term.
|HCA 345||Long-Term Care Administration||3|
|HCA 355||Nursing Facility Administration||3|
|HCA 353||Quality and Patient Safety in Long-Term Care||3|
|GERO 100||Introduction to the Aging Experience||3|
|PH 443||Health and Aging||3|