Long Term Care Schools in California - CA
Long Term Care Training in California
Long term care providers in California can enroll in and complete a master’s of science in health care administration, a master’s of arts in gerontology or a master’s of health administration through a California state college or university.
Students enrolling in an AIT program can expect coursework in the following subjects relating to long term care as part of the required curriculum: Introduction and Orientation, Administration and Business Office, Personnel, Nursing, Central Supply Services, Marketing and Public Relations and Community Resources, Consultants and Contracts, Medical Records, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Staff Development, Activities and Social Services, Dietary, Laundry and Housekeeping, and Building Grounds and Maintenance.
The NHAP also requires continuing education as a condition for license renewal every two years. Within the two year time span, a LTC administrator must complete a minimum of forty hours of continuing education activities. At least ten of these hours must be dedicated to patient care or the aging.
Through campus based and online programs, aspiring Long Term Care Specialists in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose and San Francisco, California may be able to prepare themselves for the possibility of employment in some of the largest hospitals and healthcare facilities in the state including Laguna Honda Hospital, Community Regional Medical Center, L.A. County & USC Medical Center, and Huntington Hospital.
For further information, please contact:
California NHA Program Department of Public Health
P.O. Box 997416, MS 3302
Sacramento, California 95899-7416
(916) 552-8770 (phone)
(916) 552-8777 (fax)