Online Registration

Health Center Activity Professional

ISU's Health Center Activity Professional course discusses the philosophy and development of therapeutic recreations programs for nursing home residents and the regulations affecting the activity profession. Coursework includes the exploration of the physical, social, and emotional needs of the elderly and the relationship of the individual. A certificate recognized by the Indiana State Department of Health will be issued upon successful completion of the course.
The course's instructor is Jan Cockrell, who is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, activity consultant certified, and Director of Community Life at Westminster Village. She has met the standards for a pre-approved instructor for the MEPAP 2nd edition Course (Pre-approval #NCCAP218001-1). MEPAP [Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals] is the educational requirement for those pursing National Certification through the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP), as well as provides the skill set one needs to pursue a career in the activity field
The Health Center Activity Professional course:
* Requires an academic requirement of a high school diploma or GED equivalent
* Requires Internet access and Microsoft Office to participate in and complete assignments
* Begins the first Monday of every month for thirteen weeks
* Requires a 90-hour supervised practicum experience
* Is approved by the Indiana Department of Health
* Follows the guidelines of the National Certification Council of Activity Professional (NCCAP) Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP) 2nd Edition Course Standards
* Has a one-time fee of $525.00
This course is ideal for:
* Students wishing to pursue nationally recognized certification through the National Certification Council of Activity Professionals
* Individuals interested in meeting the requirements to secure employment as an activity professional in the state of Indiana



Click the course Title link for more information.

Click the course Title link for more information.

TitleTypeFee
Health Center Activity Professional CourseOnline525.00

These courses may be offered at a future date. Click the course Title link for more information.


Back
to Top