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For Nursing Home Administrators
For Assisted Living Administrators
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From this LongTermCareEducation.com website you can take 20 ceu hours per licensure renewal period. Click on the link below:

Nursing Home Administrator Requirements to view AR's approval of the NAB approved ceus on this website.

Requirements for Licensure as a Nursing Home Administrator

Arkansas Nursing Home Licensure Contact
S. Jean Adams
Arkansas Office of Long Term Care-Licensure Section
P.O. Box 8059, Slot S-402
Little Rock, AR 72203-8509

Phone: 501-682-8430
Fax: 501-682-8551
Email: jean.adams@arkansas.gov
Website: http://humanservices.arkansas.gov/dms/Pages/oltcHome.aspx

Arkansas Nursing Home Education Requirements:
Associate degree or higher or AIT

Arkansas Nursing Home AIT Requirements:

Arkansas Nursing Home National Exam Required?
Yes

Arkansas Nursing Home State Exam Required?
Yes

Arkansas Nursing Home Continuing Education Required?
20 hours annually (ceus from our site are approved by Arkansas)

Arkansas Total Number Nursing Home Administrators:
677

Arkansas Number of NHA Licenses Issued Annually, Approximately:
40

Requirements for Qualification as an Assisted Living Administrator

State agency responsible for regulating assisted living:Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Long Term Care

Regulations: Regulations for Arkansas Assisted Living Facilities Level I
Regulations for Arkansas Assisted Living Facilities Level II

Arkansas Assisted Living: Contact
Sherri Proffer or Sue Hale, Dept. Human Services Tel. 501-682-8471 or 501-682-6970 Fax 501-682-8450 Web Site: http://humanservices.arkansas.gov/dms/Pages/oltcHome.aspx

Arkansas Assisted Living: Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Services, Office of Long Term Care, P.O. Box 8059 Slot S408, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-8059
501-682-8471 or 501-682-6970

Arkansas Assisted Living: Code: Assisted Living Facilities. Ark Code Ann. § 20-10-1701 et seq. Department of Human Services rules ALF.100 et seq.

Arkansas Assisted Living: Reimbursement: Office of Long Term Care, Arkansas Dept. of Human Services, P.O. Box 1437, Slot 400, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-1337 (limited reimbursement available).

Arkansas Assisted Living: Administrator Overview
Be able to carry out duties, be certified by the state.

Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) state association: Arkansas Residential Assisted Living Assn (ARALA)

College Coursework

University of Arkansas
Fay W. Boozman
College of Public Health
4301 West Markham, #820
Little Rock, AR 72205

Tel: (501) 526-6700
Web: http://www.medicaid.state.ar.us/general/units/oltc/index.htm

Degrees offered:

Masters of Health Services Administration
Masters of Public Health
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Public Health

The Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) program prepares students for careers as administrators or staff in health organizations, institutions, and agencies involved in the provision, financing, insuring, or regulation of health care. The curriculum is structured in developmental sequences, with each semester's work building on the previous courses. A required summer experiential course provides valuable real world experience in a health care organization that fits the student's career path. Also, the program assists students in obtaining a one-year, post-degree fellowship.


University of Central Arkansas
College of Health Sciences
201 Donaghey Ave
Conway, AR 72035

Tel: (501) 450-5000
Web: http://www.uca.edu/healthsci

Degrees offered:

Bachelor Of Science Degree in Health Sciences - Gerontology Emphasis
Bachelor Of Science Degree in Health Sciences - Health Services Administration Emphasis

Courses Available for Arkansas

Arkansas regulations allow 20 CEUs annually.

For Nursing Home Administrators
Nursing Home Quality Assurance (Required by Federal Surveyors)
LTCE 1-500 Administration Policies
LTCE 1-505 Business Office Policies
LTCE 1-510 Human Resources Policies
LTCE 1-515 Admissions Policies
LTCE 1-520 Pharmacy/Drugs Policies
LTCE 1-525 Housekeeping, Laundry, Maintenance Policies
LTCE 1-530 Dietary Policy
LTCE 1-535 Activities Policies for the Facility

Nursing Home Management
LTCE 1-620 The Ingredients of Effective Nursing Home Management
LTCE 1-628 Improving Human Resources
LTCE 1-634 Learning to Manage the Nursing Facility's Accounting
LTCE 1-644 Learning the Continuum of Long Term Care
LTCE 1-654 The Aging Process: What, Why?

Courses Covering Federal Nursing Home Requirements
LTCE 1-700 Resident Rights; Resident Behavior and Facility Practices; Quality of Life
LTCE 1-706 Resident Assessment and Quality of Care
LTCE 1-710 Nursing Services, Dietary, Physicians, Dental, Pharmacy, Physical Environment, Administration

Infection Control Courses
LTCE 1-720 Infection Control: Development of an Infection Control Program
LTCE 1-734 Infection Control: Use of Masks, Cough Etiquette, Hand Hygiene, Antibiotic Use
LTCE 1-740 Infection Control: Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Health Care Settings

MDS 3.0 Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI)
LTCE 1-770 Overview of the MDS 3.0 RAI Chapters 1, 2, and Chapter 3 Sections A,B,C
LTCE 1-776 Learning the Item-by-Item MDS Guide: Chapter 3 sections d through k
LTCE 1-780 Doing the Resident Assessment Protocols


For Assisted Living Administrators
Assisted Living Facility Management
LTCE 1-821 Assisted Living: Industry Overview, Management, Leadership
LTCE 1-831 Assisted Living Organizational Patterns and Human Resources
LTCE 1-839 Assisted Living Facility Financing and Business Operations
LTCE 1-851 Assisted Living - The Long Term Care Industry: Its Laws and Regulations
LTCE 1-861 Assisted Living: Resident Care

Infection Control Courses
LTCE 1-720 Infection Control: Development of an Infection Control Program
LTCE 1-734 Infection Control: Use of Masks, Cough Etiquette, Hand Hygiene, Antibiotic Use
LTCE 1-740 Infection Control: Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Health Care Settings