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 Kansas Adult Care Executives

Thank you for your interest in the Kansas Adult Care Executives (KACE) Administrator-In-Training Program.  Being an Administrator is a very rewarding career.  If you are interested in this career field, it says a lot about you as a person.

The KACE Administrator-In-Training Program consists of 480 clock hours of time spent in an adult care setting learning all facets of the Administrator’s role.  The education requirement for your initial Kansas licensure is a minimum baccalaureate degree.The KACE training program is based on the National Association of Boards (NAB) of Adult Care Home Administrators training materials, the association that develops the national examination. In KACE's program you will be under the supervision of an experienced Administrator (Preceptor), and he/she will help guide you through the process of working within each department in the facility to understand the tasks and responsibilities in each area. 

The cost of the KACE program is $1,900. (Click here for scholarship information:  Bob Bethell Scholarship Information with App 2019.pdf  For this fee you will receive or experience:

·         KACE AIT Resource Manual;

·         NAB, Nursing Home Administrators Examination On Line Study Guide;  

·         Singh, Douglas, A. Effective Management of Long-Term Care Facilities; 

·         Davis, Winborn E. Townsend, Joseph E.,  The Principles of Health Care Administration      

·         McSweeney-Feld, Mary Helen and Reid Oetjen, editors Dimensions of Long-Term Care Management: An Introduction;

·         A mandatory Day in Topeka to meet representatives from state agencies and professional      associations;

·         An Examination Preparation Seminar; taught by professionals currently practicing in the adult  care field; included in your fee

·         Four on-line practice tests through NAB (two Core and two NHA tests); and

·         If needed, assistance in finding a Preceptor.

In addition to receiving help from your Preceptor, a Mentor will be assigned to you from the KACE AIT Committee to help answer any questions you may have during the program.

The goal of the KACE AIT Program is to help you pass the national and state exams and to help you be the best Administrator you can be!  For an overview of the training requirements from KDADS click here: OVERVIEW OF TRAINING REQUIREMENTS - KDADS.docx and Initial Application Instructions2014docx.doc If you have any   questions or need additional information, please feel free to contact the KACE office. 

Apply here for the KACE Administrator-In-Training Program. 


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