The Director of the Staff Development Course is specifically designed to
prepare licensed nurses for duties as the Director of Staff Development in a
Skilled Nursing Facility or as an instructor in a precertification programs for
certified nursing assistants (CNAs). (Some states refer to Director of Staff
Development as Staff Development Coordinator).
Students attending the program will receive training in planning, implementing,
and evaluating nurse education program. Specifically, students will learn how
to develop and maintain training records, draft course outlines and lesson
plans, develop long range and short range training plans, and how to conduct
This twenty-four (24) training program meets the
educational requirements for approval as a Director of
Staff Development in a Skilled Nursing Facility and
instructor in a precertification program for CNAs by
the Department of Public Health.
West Haven University School of Nursing is an approved continuing education
provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing BRN CEP No. 13265.
24 CEUs will be awarded upon successful completion of the course. Additional
6 CEU course will be provided without additional charge.
Director of Staff Development Course (DSD)
SCHEDULE OF ONLINE CLASS
Course work will be assigned and completed offline.
(24 hours allotted for training, including course work offline)
Time: 9:00 am- 12:00 noon PST
(Wed, Thurs, Fri)
May 21, 22, 23, 2014
June 4, 5, 6, 2014
June 25, 26, 27, 2014
July 23, 24, 25, 2014
August 6, 7, 8, 2014
August 20, 21, 2014
September 10,11,12, 2014
September 24,25,26, 2014
Course Fee: $445
To register, click REGISTRATION LINK.
What do you expect after registration:
You will receive an e-mail information within 24 hours an access to our lecture hall, a
user name and password for the online class.
How the online class works:
1. This is a live online course of instruction where you interact with the instructor and other
2. When you log into the lecture hall, the instructor will welcome you to the class and provide a
3. You interact by reading what is presented by the instructor and other students and typing your
own response or questions.
4. The training program is 24-hours in length and that includes online lectures (approximately 3
hours each of the three days and 5 hours of course assignments that are completed
5. Upon successfully completing of the course, a Certification of Completion, suitable for
framing, and an official transcript of records (sealed and a copy for your records) from West
Haven University will be mailed to you.
Registration fees paid are nonrefundable. Rescheduling is allowed with no additional fee.
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