PreLicensure Review & Administrator Refresher Course
February 28 - 29, 2024  ·  Red & Blue Events Venue
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (CT)

Description: 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 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 desiring a refresher on the basics and Preceptors who wish to better assist AITs to prepare for the NAB exam are welcome to attend. 

Topics Covered:

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

Instructor: Joseph E. Townsend – Joe has taught the PreLicensure Review Course to help prepare people across the U.S. for the NAB exam since 1990. He earned a Master of Education and 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 President of LTC Innovative Strategies, LLC.

Recommended Textbook: Joe Townsend's book, The 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

ISBN # 978-0-929442-28-0

Please note: the textbook is not included in the registration fee.

Who should attend?

Administrators-In-Training, Preceptors, Administrators including those who would like a refresher on the
basics of nursing home administration.

Materials and Lunch Included


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Red & Blue Events Venue, 1415 W. 7th Street, Little Rock, AR 72201
Location: Red & Blue Events Venue, 1415 W. 7th Street, Little Rock, AR 72201

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made within 4 business days of the event will not receive a refund. No show or cancellations made after the event will not receive a refund. The only exception is if surveyors are in the building at the time of the event. Attendee substitutions are permitted.

Please notify Sarah Ware at if you are unable to attend or wish to make an attendee substitution. 

AHCA members in good standing may select INVOICE when registering for the event to pay by check. AHCA members may also select CREDIT CARD and process payment for this event. Non-Members shall select CREDIT CARD and process payment for this event. There is a 6% credit card processing fee for all credit card transactions. Please contact if you're a non-member and want to pay for the class by check to avoid credit card processing fees. If you pay by check, do not include the "fee" listed below subtotal - this is for credit card processing only.