Nevada

Requirements for Licensure as a Nursing Home Administrator

Nevada Nursing Home Licensure Contact
Terry Pedrotti
Nev. Board of Examiners of Facilities in LTC
315 7 N. Rainbow Blvd., #313
Las Vegas, NV 89108

Phone: 702-486-5445
Fax: 702-486-5439
Email: beltca@beltca.nv.gov
Web: http://beltca.nv.gov

Nevada Nursing Home Education Requirements:
BA

Nevada Nursing Home AIT Requirements:
1,000 hours

Nevada Nursing Home National Exam Required?
Yes

Nevada Nursing Home State Exam Required?
No

Nevada Nursing Home Continuing Education Required?
30 hours biennially

Nevada Number Licensed Administrators:
131

Nevada Number of NHA Licenses Issued Annually, Approximately:
29

Nevada Number of Licensed Nursing Home Facilities:
58

Requirements for Qualification as an Assisted Living Administrator

State agency responsible for regulating assisted living: Division of Health, Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance

Regulations: Regulations for Nevada Residential Facilities for Groups

Nevada Assisted Living: Contact
Joyce Herman, Division of Health. Tel. 702-687-4475 Fax. 702-687-6588

Nursing Home Licensure Contact
Terry Pedrotti
Nev. Bd. of Examiners of Facilities in LTC
6010 W. Cheyenne, Suite 970
Las Vegas, NV 89108

Phone: 702-486-5445
Fax: 792-486-5439
Email: beltca@govmail.state.nv.us

Nevada Assisted Living: Bureau of Regulatory Health Services, 505 E. King St., Carson City, NV 89710
702-687-4475

Nevada Assisted Living: Code: Residential Facility for Groups Nev. Admin Code § 449.156 et seq.

Nevada Assisted Living: Reimbursement: Dept. of Human Services, 2527 N. Carson St., Carson City, NV 89710
702-687-4378

Nevada Assisted Living: Administrator Overview
Must meet state licensure requirements, e.g. pass the national NAB Residential Care / Assisted Living administrator's exam. 18 hours of continuing education every two years.

College Coursework

University of Nevada -- Las Vegas
Department of Health Care Administration
School of Community Health Services
4505 Maryland Parkway
Box 456023
Las Vegas, NV 89154-3023

Tel: (702) 895-5410 Fax: (702) 895-1813
Email: cmoseley@unlv.edu
Web: hca.unlv.edu

Faculty contact person:
Charles B. Moseley, Ph.D.
Chair
Department of Health Care Administration and Policy

Program: BACHELOR'S; MASTER'S
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) offers a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration and Policy as well as a Master of Health Care Administration.

Courses Available for Nevada

Nevada regulations allow 16 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