Assisted Living and Residential Care Administration is a new and rapidly emerging health profession in which minimum standards of education for administrators are just being established. Organized around the current domains of practice for nursing home administrators, this self-study guide has 675 test questions in the national exam format. Each question is referenced to Allen's major text, ASSISTED LIVING ADMINISTRATION, to explain why your answers are correct or incorrect. This guide will test the knowledge of current administrators and educate them to run efficiently an assisted living or residential care facility so that it meets current federal requirements for safety and excellence.
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James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP, is an associate professor of Health Policy and Administration Emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and president of LongTermCareEducation.com, a national resource website for information on the long-term care field. He has 30-plus years of experience in teaching and conducting research in the field of health care administration. He taught courses at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in long-term care administration, medical ethics, and the organization and financing of health care delivery in the United States. He has provided legal consultation in long-term care litigation matters across 10 states.
The website www.longtermcareedu.com (or www.ltce.com) provides more than 500 pages of state-by-state, up-to-date information on such subjects as:
Becoming a nursing home administrator
Becoming an assisted living administrator
Exploring a career in long-term care
Contacting the state licensing authority in each state
Enrolling in college programs in each state
Obtaining key publications in the long-term care field
Getting continuing education units.
Dr. Allen can be reached via e-mail through the website, or directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, or via phone (1-929-815-0387) or fax (1-919-953-6825). Continuing education units for both nursing home and assisted living administrators are also available through the website (www.LongTermCareEducation.com).
Additional resources from Springer Publishing Company are available to persons preparing to become long-term care administrators :
Nursing Home Federal Requirements and Guidelines to Surveyors , Eighth Edition: A user-friendly rendering of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services nursing home inspection requirements.
Nursing Home Administration , Seventh Edition: The definitive textbook of essential knowledge for obtaining licensure and employment as a nursing home administrator.
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