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Assisted Living Management Certification Program

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Iowa Health Care Association
1775 90th St.
West Des Moines, IA

Assisted Living Manager Certification Program

Program Description

This in-person training program will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to practice as an Assisted Living Facility Manager in the state of Iowa.

The program meets the Iowa Department of Inspections & Appeals regulation requirement for Assisted Living Program Managers.  All assisted living programs employing a new program manager shall require the manager, within six months of hire, to complete an assisted living management class whose curriculum includes at least six hours of training specifically related to Iowa rules and laws on assisted living programs.


Iowa Health Care Association
1775 90th St.
West Des Moines, IA
(515) 978-2204


April 15 – 19, 2024

April 15         9:00 am – 4:00 pm
April 16         8:30 am – 3:00 pm
April 17         8:30 am – 3:30 pm
April 18         8:30 am – 4:30 pm
April 19         8:30 am – 2:30 pm

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Program Topics

  • Assisted Living Regulations Review
  • DIA Review of Assisted Living Survey Process
  • Medication Management in Assisted Living
  • The Role of the Nurse and CNA in Assisted Living
  • Leadership and Coaching as an AL Manager
  • Operationalizing the A.L. Rules and Responding to A.L. Survey Results
  • Tenant Rights in Assisted Living
  • Legal and Liability Issues in Assisted Living
  • Moving In/Moving Out of Assisted Living
  • Managing Behavioral Expression in Dementia
  • Risk Management in Assisted Living
  • Financial Management Overview
  • Developing a Marketing Strategy for Your Assisted Living Community
  • Funding Resources and Options for Assisted Living Tenants
  • Improving Care in Assisted Living with QAPI
  • Nutrition and Food Safety in Assisted Living
  • Human Resource Management
  • Life Safety/Fire Safety – Building Standards
  • Preventing OSHA Violations
  • Disaster Planning for Assisted Living

Continuing Education Credit

This program is approved for 30 contact hours for:

  • Nurses (IBON provider #166)
  • NF Administrators
  • Assisted Living Managers 

Registration Fees

Members:   $575 per person
Non-Members:    $1,250 per person


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