Assisted Living Facility (ALF) Core Training
Contact Hours: 32 hours for ALF & 26 hours for NUR.
This course is designed for prospective Assisted Living Facility Administrators. Upon completion, each participant will receives a certificate of attendance which is a prerequisite to sit for the state ALF Core Administrator's Exam. The objective is to prepare individuals to operate an Assisted Living Facility pursuant to Florida Statute 429.52, Florida Administrative Code 58A-5.0191 and Florida Administrative Code 408.801. Completion of the four day class is mandatory in order to receive the Certificate of Attendance. The pre-requisite for this course is a High School diploma or GED and 21 years of age.
Learn Florida laws, rules, and ALF administrator's guidelines necessary to operate a standard licensed ALF facility. The four day course includes an overview of Florida Statutes and Rules, sample forms, and inter-active discussion regarding operating an Assisted Living Facility. The ALF course handouts include the Administrator's CORE Manual, copies of pertinent Statutes and Rules, nutrition guidelines, ALF forms, survey documents and Aspen survey guidelines. The Aspen guidelines are followed during the licensing process by the Agency for Health Care while conducting a survey of facility for compliance. The ALF course also includes a four hour Alzheimer's I certificate class presented by a State approved Alzheimer's instructor.
ALF Core exams are given by the University of South Florida. The testing process through the University of South Florida will be discussed during class. Passing this exam is a requirement for becoming an Assisted Living Administrator. There is a separate fee of $200 for this exam and information on exam dates and fees will be available during class. This fee is subject to change. Please check the following website for the most up to date pricing: http://www.alf.usf.edu/faq.htm.
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Veteran's benefits are available for available for ALF Core Training for those who qualify. For more information, please call (727) 341-4271.
A complimentary ALF Study Review class is offered prior to the USF exam for those individuals that complete the ALF Core Training through St. Petersburg College.
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You must attend and complete all 4 days to receive a certificate.
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Assisted Living Facility (ALF) 12 Hour Continuing Education and Core Update
This class is designed to provide the 12 hours of continuing education
required for ALF Administrators (Rule 58A-5.0191) and help ALFs
identify recent ALF law and rule updates and reviews the top 10 deficiency citations.
The training will benefit administrators, managers and staff.
12 hours approved for ALF
Assisted Living Facility (ALF) Survey Process
This class is designed to assist facilities in management of daily operations in order to always be survey ready.
This training session will benefit administrators, managers, and staff that are involved in the day-to-day, 24-hour operation of the Assisted Living Facility.
Chapter 58A, AHCA 1823, Chapter 429, Aspen Guidelines, Survey Check List and more.
Understanding the Survey Process, How to Prepare your Facility, Daily Operations that are Survey Ready, Personnel Files, 1823, Resident Records, Staff In-Service Requirements, Aspen Guidelines, Survey Checklist, Interpreting, Understanding and Following Guidelines, Survey Hot Spots, Becoming Survey Ready 24/7.
4 CEU's approved for ALF