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Long Term Care Education

The national resource for long term care education since 1999
   
Our courses are NAB Approved!
For Nursing Home Administrators
For Assisted Living Administrators
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About Dr. Allen

Dr. Allen is available both as an expert witness or consultant. For visit the expert witness/consulting page.

Education:
B.A., University of Arizona
S.T.M.,  Boston University
Ph.D.,  Boston University Graduate School
M.S.P.H. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Professional Certifications License:
NHA -- licensed nursing home administrator,
State of North Carolina, License 812. 
Certified Long Term Care Infection Control Practitioner, UNC-CH.

Consultant to law firms in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Texas, Kansas, and Connecticut.

Current Position:
President: Long Term Care Education.com  (an industry resource website)
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jamesallen@unc.edujeallen@mindspring.com

Professor of Health Policy and Management Emeritus
Department of Health Policy and Management,
School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
706 Greenwood Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-5923 email: jeallen@mindspring.com
Ph. Long Term Care Education: 919-815-0387 Fax  919-933- 6825

Publications
Thirty journal articles, over 100 published book reviews, five books.  Most recent books:

NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATION, 6th Ed, New York: Springer Publishing Company,  (www.springerpub.com) 2011, 700+ pp.  (The standard text in the field for over 30 years, recently named as the leading text for nursing home administrators).

THE LICENSING EXAM REVIEW GUIDE IN NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATION, New York: Springer Publishing Company, (www.springerpub.com) 2011.

NURSING HOME FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS AND GUIDELINES TO SURVEYORS, 7th edition, New York: Springer Publishing Company,(www.springerpub.com) 2011.

ASSISTED LIVING ADMINISTRATION: THE KNOWLEDGE BASE, New York: Springer Publishing Company, 2004, 697 pages.. (www.springerpub.com). 

The NAB Five-Step Administrator-in-Training Internship Manual for Nursing Home Administrators.  The National Domains of Practice based administrator-in-training program authorized for use by colleges and state boards by The National Association of Boards of Examiners for Long Term Care Administrators.  Washington: (www.nabweb.org) 2010 edition.

The National Exam and Self-Study Guide for Assisted Living Administration: The Knowledge Base.  Based on the NAB Domains of Practice.  Chapel Hill:  (www.longtermcareeducation.com)  2010.

18 Manuals for Department Heads based on the current Federal Requirements and Guidelines to Surveyors.  Chapel Hill:  (www.longtermcareeducation.com) 2010.

Teaching
Dr. Allen has thirty-two years of experience teaching health management at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Training Nursing Home and Assisted Living Administrators
Dr. Allen developed and taught the Administrator-in-Training (AIT) course for the North Carolina State Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators (required of all AIT's in North Carolina 1985-2003).  Developed and taught Long Term Care Administration courses at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Teaches NHA licensure course for 3+ states.  Provider of assisted living certification in NC and Texas.  Provider of CEU education for 48 states.