PreLicensure Review & Administrator Refresher Course

This event is closed. If you have any questions, please contact the planner directly.

The purpose of the review course is to help attendees prepare for the nursing home administrators (NAB NHA) licensure exam. Theoretical, philosophical and practical aspects of long term care administration will be discussed. The instructor will review the five (5) Domains of Practice from which the test questions are drawn.  Review course materials have been revised and updated to reflect the structure of the current examination.

Licensed Nursing Home Administrators, especially Preceptors who wish to better assist AITs to prepare for the NAB, are welcome to attend.

Topics Covered

• Residential Centered Care Management and Quality of Life
• Human Resources
• Financial
• Environmental
• Leadership and Management

Lunch is included
Please inform GHCA if you require a special meal. Additional fees may apply. 


Joseph E. Townsend - Joe has taught the Pre Licensure Review Course to help prepare people for the NAB exam since 1990 across the U.S. He is the primary author of The Principles of Health Care Administration, one of the primary texts recommended by the NAB. 

Joe has been a licensed nursing home administrator for 28 years, having managed skilled nursing centers and skilled nursing center companies during that time period. Currently he is the the President of LTC Innovative Strategies, LLC.  and has a M.Ed.

Recommended Textbook

Joe Townsend’s  book, Principles of Health Care Administration, is used as a basis for much of the course material dealing with the federal portion of the exam. Textbooks are available through Professional Printing & Publishing (online at

WHO SHOULD ATTEND Administrators In Training, Preceptors, Administrators including those who would like a refresher on the basics of nursing home administration. CE HOURS
This course has been approved for Nursing Home Administrators for 12 CE hours in LSM (Leadership and Management).


A full refund will be granted for cancellations received three (3) business days prior to the event. Cancellations must be in writing and faxed to 678-289-6400 or emailed to All "no-shows" and cancellations after the required date will be responsible for the full registration cost plus applicable processing fees.

Nearby Hotels:
Comfort Suites, 3540 Cameron Parkway, Stockbridge - 770-507-0444
Fairfield Inn & Suites, 30 Mill Rd, McDonough - 770-305-0180
Hilton Garden Inn, 95 Georgia 81, McDonough - 678-827-7200
Holiday Inn, 638 Hwy 138 W, Stockbridge - 678-782-4000
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1315 Hwy 20 W, McDonough - 678-782-1100
Microtel Inn & Suites, 195 Country Club Drive, Stockbridge - 678-782-6100
Quality Inn, 100 North Park Court, Stockbridge - 770-507-6500
Super 8, 1451 Hudson Bridge Rd, Stockbridge - 770-474-5758


  • When

  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - Thursday, December 12, 2019
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • GHCA Fred A. Watson Education Center
    160 Country Club Drive
    Stockbridge, Georgia 30281

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