HSA 525: Long-Term Care Administration

This is a graduate level course that provides a comprehensive review of the activities and theory relating to the effective and ethical management of nursing homes and related long-term care facilities.  Issues relating to organizational management, resident care, personnel management, financial management, environmental management, compliance, and governance are presented to prepare the student for the nursing home administrator licensure examination.  Special attention is given to contemporary topics including enhancing quality of life, hospice care in nursing homes, stakeholder communication, board development, disaster planning, and transparency.