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Upcoming HFA & RCA Course 
October 3 - November 18, 2022

HOPE’s Health Facility (HFA) and Residential Care Facility (RCA) Administrator training course is a state approved, specialized course of instruction in long term healthcare administration.

  • Live stream Virtual Classroom 

  • Attendance is MANDATORY 

  • One Week Break: No classes October 22 - October 30, 2022

Course Information

Zoom virtual classes are Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

  • Must be able to attend the Zoom class and remain engaged during the virtual class hours

  • Computer camera must be on, making students visible to HOPE instructor

  • Approximately 50% of course content consists of carefully selected material for home based study

 

If you are registering for the RCA Course:

The RCA portion of the course begins on 10/3 and is completed on 10/21.

If you are registering for the HFA Course:

In order to complete the HFA Course, you will be expected to attend both the RCA and HFA portion of this program, from 10/3 through 11/18/2022 with a break the week of October 22, 2022.

 

RCA Course is 3 weeks and is attended by both RCA and HFA Students (10-3-2022 to 10-21-2022)

  • The RCA and HFA courses are combined for three weeks.

  • These three weeks cover the material both RCAs and HFAs need: aging processes, accounting, budget, management theory, legal issues, etc.

  • Completion of home study assignments are required to complete the course and includes a commitment of independent learning Monday through Friday, two hours each day, during weeks one and two.

  • Independent study is also required Saturday through Sunday for a total of 8 hours during weeks one and two.

  • At the end of the three weeks, the RCA course is completed

HFA Course continues for 3 additional weeks (10-31-2022 to 11-18-2022)

  • The HFA course registrants will continue the course following the RCA course completion and the one week course break.

  • During the HFA course nursing home regulations, reimbursement methods, etc. are covered.

  • In addition to attending the HFA virtual course, independent study for home study assignments will be required Monday through Friday, two hours each day, during the first two weeks of the HFA course.

  • Independent study is also required Saturday through Sunday for a total of 8 hours during the first two weeks of the HFA course.

Attendance Requirement

  1. Students must be visible (computer camera turn on) to HOPE instructors throughout each Zoom session.

  2. To receive a certificate of completion, you must attend all sessions, pass exams and complete home assignments

  3. Students who have a bachelor’s degree and do not require the certificate, can miss a day(s) but will receive no certificate of completion

  4. Should an absence be unavoidable.  Subject to the advance approval of HOPE, a missed class may be approved and would require you to review the recording and provide the evaluation for proof of viewing prior to testing for the end of the course.

Online Learning

Here is what you'll need:

  • An Internet connection (not supplied or reimbursed by HOPE)

  • We believe effective learning requires two-way communications allowing the instructor to see and talk with all parties in the “classroom”.   All enrolled in the class will need one of the following (not supplied or reimbursed by HOPE):

    • A tablet with a working camera and speakers

    • A laptop with a working camera and speakers

    • A desktop computer with a working camera and speakers

  • A printer for assignments and PowerPoint presentations intended to support live classroom instruction (not supplied or reimbursed by HOPE)

  • HOPE will supply the required textbook and electronic and/or printed reference materials required for the course. 

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Faculty:

Rebecca Bartle, MSN, RN, HFA; Terry Miller, HFA; and other carefully selected seasoned, long term care professionals.

 
Registration Now Open! 
  • RCA Course Fee

    • $2,000 RCA HOPE Member Fee

    • $2,400 RCA Early Bird Non-Member Fee.  Full Payment by 8-1-2022 (no credit card payments for Early Bird pricing)

    • $2,700 RCA Non-Member Fee.  Full payment due by 9-5-2022

  • HFA Course Fee

    • $2,900 HFA HOPE Member Fee

    • $3,475 HFA Early Bird Fee.  Full Payment by 8-1-2022 (no credit card payments for Early Bird pricing)

    • $3,895 HFA Non-Member Fee. Full payment due by 9-5-2022

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Are you a member of LeadingAge Indiana or INALA?  We invite to take advantage of the discounted HOPE Membership registration price!  Be sure to click on the HOPE MEMBER REGISTRATION forms below to get your discount!

REGISTER NOW:  You have two ways to register:

Register online and pay with a credit card by clicking on the REGISTER button for the course that you're interested in attending.  SEE BELOW!

If you would like your facility to receive an invoice for registration, download and print out the registration form and mail or fax to complete your course registration.

Register Based on Member/Non-Member

 

Refund Policy

  • Cancellations made with more than 45 days prior to the scheduled session will receive a full refund minus credit card processing fees, if any, incurred by HOPE.

  • Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to the scheduled session will receive 80% of fee paid refunded

  • Cancellations made less than 10 days prior to the scheduled session will receive 40% of fee paid refunded

  • “No Shows” are not eligible for refunds.

  • No refunds once course begins

  • Cancellations must be requested by email to tmiller@hoosierownersandproviders.org

  • If HOPE cancels the course a 100% refund will be issued to all enrollees