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Before registering, please take time and carefully review licensure requirements at the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency

Upcoming HFA & RCA Course 
June 10 - July 26, 2024

HFA - Course Schedule 

First 3-weeks:  June 10 – June 28, 2024

No classes:      June 29 - July 7, 2024

Final 3-weeks: July 8 – July 26, 2024

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

This will be a virtual course; however, it requires that all students to attend the live broadcast to a zoom classroom from 9 – 1 ET.  This means students will receive a Zoom link allowing them to be in the Zoom classroom M – F, using Zoom.   All students must have their computer camera turned-on so HOPE can: (1) see your face to verify you are present and for the entire class; and (2) see that you are actively engaged in the course.  You must meet these requirements and pass the exams to receive a certificate of successful completion.

RCA Course Schedule 

First 3-weeks:  June 10 - June 28, 2024

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

This will be a virtual course; however, it requires that all students to attend the live broadcast to a zoom classroom from 9 – 1 ET.   This means students will receive a Zoom link allowing them to be in the Zoom classroom M – F, using Zoom.  All students must have their computer camera turned-on so HOPE can: (1) see your face to verify you are present for the entire class; and (2) see that you are actively engaged in the course.  You must meet these requirements and pass the exams to receive a certificate of successful completion.  Please note that all HFA students must also complete the RCA course which is included in the cost of the HFA course.

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.

REGISTRATION

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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Non-Member Course Fees

HFA Course     $3,995

RCA Course     $2,800

If you are working in a nursing home or assisted living community that is a HOPE member and if that nursing home or assisted living community is paying for your course, you will be eligible for the special discounted member fee.  Individuals are not eligible to be members of HOPE.

Are you eligible for membership pricing?

Early-bird Registration Fee *

HFA Course     $3,595

RCA Course     $2,525

 

*Early-bird rate requires full course payment by April 15, 2024

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

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!

REGISTER NOW

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.

Regiter here

Register Based on Non Member/ Member

  • RCA- The Residential Care Administrator Course  HOPE MEMBER REGISTRATION   June24
    RCA- The Residential Care Administrator Course  HOPE MEMBER REGISTRATION   June24
    Mon, Jun 10
    Live Stream Event
    Jun 10, 2024, 8:00 AM – Jun 28, 2024, 8:00 AM
    Live Stream Event
    Jun 10, 2024, 8:00 AM – Jun 28, 2024, 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.
  • RCA- The Residential Care Administrator Course  NON HOPE MEMBER REGISTRATION  June24
    RCA- The Residential Care Administrator Course  NON HOPE MEMBER REGISTRATION  June24
    Mon, Jun 10
    Live Stream Event
    Jun 10, 2024, 8:00 AM – Jun 28, 2024, 8:00 AM
    Live Stream Event
    Jun 10, 2024, 8:00 AM – Jun 28, 2024, 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.
  • HFA  - The Health Facility Administrator Course  HOPE MEMBER REGISTRATION   JULY24
    HFA  - The Health Facility Administrator Course  HOPE MEMBER REGISTRATION   JULY24
    Mon, Jul 08
    Live Stream Event
    Jul 08, 2024, 8:00 AM – Jul 26, 2024, 8:00 AM
    Live Stream Event
    Jul 08, 2024, 8:00 AM – Jul 26, 2024, 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.
  • HFA  - The Health Facility Administrator Course  NON HOPE MEMBER REGISTRATION   JULY24
    HFA  - The Health Facility Administrator Course  NON HOPE MEMBER REGISTRATION   JULY24
    Mon, Jul 08
    Live Stream Event
    Jul 08, 2024, 8:30 AM – Jul 26, 2024, 8:30 AM
    Live Stream Event
    Jul 08, 2024, 8:30 AM – Jul 26, 2024, 8:30 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 facility is NOT a member of HOPE. If you are not sure, call HOPE at 317-472-0677.

NON Members Register Here

Members Register Here

NON Members Register Here

Members Register Here

Course Refund Policy

100% Refund:  Written cancellation notice received by May 31, 2024

  90% Refund:  Written notice of intend to withdrawal is received by June 3, 2024

  80% Refund:  Withdrawal from course beginning on June 3rd – June 7th

    0% Refund:  Withdrawal from course June 10, 2024 or later

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

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