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Indiana

Requirements for Licensure as a Nursing Home Administrator

Indiana Nursing Home Licensure Contact
Tasha Coleman
Board Director
Indiana State Board of Health Facility Administrators
402 W. Washington St., Rm. W-072
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317/234-2051
Fax: 317/233-4236
Email: tacoleman@pla.IN.gov
Web: http://www.in.gov/pla/

Indiana Nursing Home Education Requirements:
Possession of a baccalaureate or higher degree in any subject; or possession of an associate degree in long term care, health care administration, or equivalent; or completion of a specialized course of study in long term health care administration.

Indiana Nursing Home AIT Requirements:
Six months, 40 hours each week (1,040 hours total)

Indiana Nursing Home National Exam Required?
Yes

Indiana Nursing Home State Exam Required?
Yes

Indiana Nursing Home Continuing Education Required?
40 hours biennially

Indiana Number Licensed Administrators:
1257

Indiana Number of NHA Licenses Issued Annually, Approximately:
68

Indiana Number of Licensed Nursing Home Facilities:
629

Requirements for Qualification as an Assisted Living Administrator

State agency responsible for regulating assisted living: Indiana State Department of Health, Division of Long Term Care (ISDH) Indiana Division of Aging (DA)

Regulations: Regulations for Indiana Health Facilities

Indiana Assisted Living: Contact
Sue Hornstein, Dept. of Health, Tel. 317-233-7289 Fax 317-233-7322

Indiana assisted Living: Indiana Family & Social Services Administration; Indiana Division of Aging
Indiana Division of Aging
402 West Washington Street
P.O. Box 7083
Indianapolis, Indiana 46207-7083

Indiana Assisted Living:Code: Assisted Living Facilities House Bill 460 IAC 8.

Indiana Assisted Living: Reimbursement: Medical Policy and Planning, Div. of Disability Aging and Rehab. Services, Rm. W431, 402 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083
317-232-7020

Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) state association: Indiana Assisted Living Association

College Coursework

Indiana School of Public and Environmental Affairs
10th and Fee Lane
Room 330
Bloomington, IN 47405

Tel: (812) 855-7980 Fax: (812) 855-7802

Web: www.indiana.edu

Program: BACHELOR'S
Indiana University in Bloomington offers an undergraduate BS degree from its School of Public and Environmental Affairs which includes one course specific to nursing home administration.

Courses Available for Indiana

Indiana regulations allow 40 CEUs biennially.

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