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40-Hour Basic Course for Activity Directors

November 9-13, 2020

Join NMHCA/NMCAL and the 40-Hour team for the first virtual 40-Hour Basic Course for activity directors.

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. 

Silver Quality Award

October 7, 9, 16, 23, and 28, 2020, from 12:00  to 3:00 pm.

NMHCA/NMCAL, in partnership with several state affiliates, presents a SILVER Quality Award virtual workshop series to help you better understand the Silver Award application criteria, scoring, and strategies for successful application submission.

Bronze recipients have three years to apply for Silver from the year they received the Bronze award. Silver recipients outline their systematic approaches and demonstrate sustainable organizational and process results linked to their key customer requirements, success factors, and challenges.


Bronze Quality Award

November 17-18, 2020

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


Life Safety Code


NMHCA/NMCAL is working to convert this to a virtual training program and expect to offer a class in October.

Certified Medication Aide Virtual Training

October 27 - November 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


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

Passenger Assistance/Motor Vehicle Operations Trainer Course


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.

Questions? Call us! 505.880.1088 or send us a message