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Licensure Review Course for Nursing Home Administrators - VIRTUAL
August 27 & 28, 2024

To obtain a Nursing Home Administrator License in the state of Illinois, candidates must pass both the national examination of the National Association of Boards of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators (NAB Exam) and the Illinois Supplemental Jurisdictional Exam. This review course was specifically designed to help candidates prepare for and pass their examinations. This virtual program is conducted using the Webex platform. 
 
DAY 1
Day 1 of this course will focus solely on material covered on the NAB Exam. The session will cover federal laws and regulations, and present basic principles of leadership and management, human resources, finance, and physical environment, as well as resident care and quality of life. 
 
DAY 2
Day 2 will focus on materials covered on the state supplemental exam, primarily the Illinois licensing rules for skilled nursing facilities.
 
Study materials for this course will be provided to you via Dropbox. Several days prior to the event, registrants will receive an email from IHCA with information on how to join the virtual sessions and how to access their review materials. Registrants will only receive this information if their registration is complete and registration fees are paid. Registrants will also receive meeting invites via Webex and emails from Dropbox giving them access to the folders containing the review guides and other materials that will assist them in preparing for their examinations. These guides include the Illinois Department of Public Health Rules and Regulations for Skilled Nursing and Intermediate Care Facilities, information on the Medicare and Medicaid programs and federal survey protocols and guidance, federal employment laws and the Life Safety Code and more.

**Please note: NO refunds will be given after participants have received access to these study materials. NO registrations will be accepted after the registration deadline listed in the brochure and on the online registration page. 

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Licensure Review Course Dates for 2024
August 27 & 28, 2024
November 18 & 19, 2024

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Seminar Pre-Conference Training
September 9, 2024 | Peoria Civic Center | Peoria, IL
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Training is a pre-requisite for anyone who would like to be a certified dementia practitioner with the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. This program is interactive and covers the following topics: 
  • Intro to Dementia
  • Normal Aging vs Dementia
  • Communication, Feelings and Repetitive Behaviors
  • Wandering, Paranoia, and Hallucinations – How to re-direct
  • Intimacy, Sexuality, Negative Behaviors 
  • Activity ideas and Memory Care Dementia Calendar
  • Staff and Family Relationships;  Stress and the Caregiver
  • Multicultural Considerations, Pastoral Care, and End of Life
Attend to learn and practice additional ways to engender cooperation and improve engagement, handle challenging situations, and communicate to be understood. Take back additional care skills to share with coworkers or staff care for elders who have dementia.

Participants must stay the entire day to receive certification for the seminar and application to NCCDP.

Class size is limited to 50. Deadline to register: August 23, 2024

Note: This session should satisfy IDPH requirements for training for certified Alzheimer’s Units.

Participants receive: student resource book, NCCDP application, and a significant discount on certification. Lunch will be provided. 

Convention Attendee Discount
This training is being held in conjunction with the IHCA Annual Convention & Expo. Convention Attendees can save 50% on their registration fees for this training. To obtain the discount code to use during registration, contact Ashley Caldwell at acaldwell@ihca.com

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