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40-Hour Basic Course for Activity Directors

April 27 to May 1, 2020

The 40-Hour Course is intended to serve as a basic foundation of knowledge needed for entry-level competency in the activities profession for those specializing in long-term resident care.

Activity Directors Requalification Information

Activity Directors qualifying through NMHCA's 40-Hour Basic Course must complete 15 hours of continuing education annually. Please submit copies of your continuing education certificates along with your 15-Hour Request letter to NMHCA/NMCAL.

Continuing education must be approved through NMHCA/NMCAL or NCCAP. If you would like to submit any hours not previously approved, you can download the application here. 

Bronze Quality Award

Check back for 2020 dates

NMHCA/NMCAL is proud to host the AHCA/NCAL Bronze Quality Award Workshop.


Life Safety Code

February 17-18, 2020

This expanded, more comprehensive workshop will offer an in-depth look at the life safety code governing healthcare facilities.

Certified Medication Aide Training

February 25-March 6, 2020

This course meets the Board of Nursing requirements for training certified medication aides in the administration of routine and PRN medications in the nursing facility setting.

Certified Medication Aide Training Refresher Course

March 4-6, 2020.

This course meets the Board of Nursing requirements for the certified medication aide refresher course.

Passenger Assistance/Motor Vehicle Operations Trainer Course

March 23-24, 2020

The Passenger Assistance/Motor Vehicle Operation Trainer Course covers all requirements of the 2000 Transportation Regulation in state licensing rules. This course prepares the trainer to teach individuals at the facility level. It is divided into three (3) major modules, which may be offered in steps to aid in scheduling training within the facility.

Passenger Assistance/Motor Vehicle Operations Trainers may access the PowerPoint slides below.

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