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Upcoming HFA & RCA Course 
March 13 - April 28, 2023

HFA - Course Schedule

First 3-weeks:  Mar 13 – Mar 31, 2023

No classes:      Apr 1 – Apr 9, 2023

Final 3-weeks: Apr 10 – Apr 28, 2023

Course Format: Livestream to a virtual classroom 

Days:  Monday through Friday

Time:   9:00 am – 1:00 pm ET
 

Mandatory: 

  • Attendance M – F Virtual Class 9 – 1 

  • Computer Camera turned on

  • Making Students Visible to Instructor

  • Timely completion of homework assignments and evaluations

  • Successfully pass course exams

RCA Course Schedule

First 3-weeks   Mar 13 – Mar 31, 2023

Course Format: Livestream to a virtual classroom 

Days:  Monday through Friday

Time:   9:00 am – 1:00 pm ET

Mandatory: 

  • Attendance M – F Virtual Class 9 – 1

  • Computer Camera turned on, Making Students Visible to Instructor

  • Timely completion of homework assignments and evaluations

  • Successfully pass course exams

Online Learning

Course Attendance Requirements

  • Student are required to be visible (computer camera turned on) to HOPE instructors M – F from 9 – 1.  There are no exceptions to this requirement

  • Students are required to attend all course sessions, pass exams, complete evaluations, timely completion of home assignments and affidavits.

  • Students who have earned a bachelor’s degree and do not require a HOPE certificate can miss a day(s) but will not receive a certificate of completion.

  • Should an absence be unavoidable and subject to the advance approval of HOPE; the missed class may be approved and would require student to review the recording and provide the evaluation for proof of viewing prior to testing for the end of the course.  

General Student Requirements

  • An Internet connection with sufficient bandwidth to handle video and voice without buffering

  • A desktop or laptop computer with camera offers the best classroom experience

  • A tablet with an integrated camera capable to connect with the Internet

Important Information

  • An Administrator-in-training (AIT) is the second step required to become a licensed administrator.  HOPE’s HFA & RCA course is not a substitute for the required AIT. 

  • Finding a preceptor can be difficult and HOPE does not provide preceptors and completion of its course does not guarantee individuals will be able find a preceptor.

  • HOPE’s HFA & RCA course is optional to individuals with at least a bachelor’s degree

  • An Indiana residential care administrator (RCA) is licensed and may be the administrator of a licensed residential care facility which may be called a licensed assisted living facility

  • An Indiana healthcare facility administrator (HFA) is licensed and may be the administrator of either: an Indiana skilled nursing facility, nursing home or an Indiana residential care facility.

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Faculty:

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

 

HOPE Member Course Fees*

HFA Course     $2,900

RCA Course     $2,000

 

*Member Rate Available to HOPE, LeadingAge Indiana, and INALA

Member facility must pay the fee on behalf of the enrolled student

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HOPE, LeadingAge Indiana, or INALA facilities are eligible for the HOPE member Rate.  HOPE must verify eligibility of LAIN or INALA communities, and to receive the member rate the course fees must be paid directly by the member nursing or assisted living facility.  Be sure to select HOPE Member Registration forms to get your discount!

Non-Member Course Fees

HFA Course     $3,895

RCA Course     $2,700

Early-bird Registration Fee *

HFA Course     $3,495

RCA Course     $2,425

 

*Early-bird rate requires full course payment by February 1, 2023

Payment by check only.  No credit card payment for Early-bird rate

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 Non Member/ Member

  • RCA- The Residential Care Administrator Course  NON HOPE MEMBER REGISTRATION (1)
    Mar 13, 2023, 8:00 AM – Mar 31, 2023, 8:00 AM
    Live Stream Event
    HOPE’s Residential Care Facility (RCA)Administrator training course is a state approved, specialized course of instruction in long term healthcare administration. Use this form if you are NOT a HOPE member. If you are not sure, call 317-472-0677.
  • RCA- The Residential Care Administrator Course  HOPE MEMBER REGISTRATION
    Mar 13, 2023, 8:00 AM – Mar 31, 2023, 8:00 AM
    Live Stream Event
    HOPE’s Residential Care Facility (RCA)Administrator training course is a state approved, specialized course of instruction in long term healthcare administration. Use this form if your assisted living or nursing facility is a member of HOPE. If you are not sure, call 317-472-0677.
  • HFA  - The Health Facility Administrator Course  NON HOPE MEMBER REGISTRATION
    Apr 03, 2023, 8:00 AM – Apr 28, 2023, 8:00 AM
    Live Stream Event
    HOPE’s Health Facility (HFA) training course is a state approved, specialized course of instruction in long term healthcare administration. Use this registration if you are not a member of HOPE. If you are not sure, call HOPE at 317-472-0677.
  • HFA  - The Health Facility Administrator Course  HOPE MEMBER REGISTRATION
    Apr 03, 2023, 8:00 AM – Apr 30, 2023, 8:00 AM
    Live Stream Event
    HOPE’s Health Facility (HFA) training course is a state approved, specialized course of instruction in long term healthcare administration. Use this registration only if your assisted living or nursing facility is a member of HOPE. If you are not sure, call HOPE at 317-472-0677.

Non-Members Register Here

Members
Register Here

 

Course Refund Policy

100% Refund:  Written cancellation notice received by February 24, 2023

  90% Refund:  Written notice of intend to withdrawal is received by March 13, 2023

  80% Refund:  Withdrawal from course beginning on March 14th – March 17th

    0% Refund:  Withdrawal from course March 18th or later

    0% Refund:  Students who fail to show up for the course