Health Occupations Programs

Activity Director Course

If you are interested in a career as a state-approved activity director for nursing homes, this is the course you need. You will learn about state and federal regulations, how to plan and implement activities, and various other duties that encompass the activity profession. State regulations set certain criteria to be an activity director. This 60-hour, state approved course meets the NC qualification requirements.

Registration Information

  • $180 Registration Fee
  • Space is limited – Advanced registration is required.
  • Hybrid class – Basic computer skills are needed because the majority of classes are held online.
  • In addition to 60 hours of classroom instruction, students must complete 60 hours of hands-on-experience to be completed in a skilled nursing facility under the direction of a qualified practicum supervisor.

Textbook Information

  • Required textbook: Long Term Care for Activity Professionals, Social Services Professionals, and Recreational Therapists Seventh Edition (ISBN: 9781611580617)
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Upcoming Courses

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For More Information

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