West Hartford, CT, December 23, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Theresa Sanderson, CNHA, FACHCA of Newington, CT was recently awarded Professional Certification by the American College of Health Care Administrators, thereby demonstrating a commitment to high professional standards and providing the best quality care to consumers.
To become a Certified Nursing Home Administrator, one must have two years experience as an administrator, hold a current NHA license, and have completed 40 clock hours of continuing education in the two years before sitting for the certification exam. Those who earn the credential are privileged to use "CNHA" after their name. To ensure continual competency throughout an administrator’s career, certification must be renewed every five years.
Founded in 1962, the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) is the only professional association devoted solely to meeting the professional needs of today's long term care administrators and executives. Focusing on advancing leadership excellence, ACHCA provides professional education and certification to administrators from across the spectrum of long term care. For more information about ACHCA contact the national office at (202) 536-5120 or visit www.achca.org.