Online Courses

Due to the Covid-19 social distancing protocols, the NJDOH has approved the 56-Hour CALA Course & CEU's as Live Webinars!

 

Now Offering Online CALA Courses

Presented by our amazing instructors through Zoom!

*Audio & Video MUST be on during the ZOOM Meets*

 

CALA COURSE

5 Days + 16 Hour Practicum

JULY 2022 COURSE: 

$1600

regular price: $1650 (that's $50 Off)

Refer a friend and receive

$150 off your cost total when they register!

 

Class dates:

July 16

July 17

July 18 (NO ZOOM MEET - RELIAS ONLINE COURSES)

July 23 

July 24

via ZOOM from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

*Audio & Video MUST be on during the ZOOM Meets*

One - 8 Hour Practicum Hosted by Varis Health: 

Thursday, july 28

(Must complete Two - 8 Hour Practicum Days in a Facility Setting)

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AUGUST 2022 COURSE: 

$1600

regular price: $1650 (that's $50 Off)

Refer a friend and receive

$150 off your cost total when they register!

 

Class dates:

August 20

August 21

August 22 (NO ZOOM MEET - RELIAS ONLINE COURSES)

August  27

August 28

via ZOOM from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

*Audio & Video MUST be on during the ZOOM Meets*

One - 8 Hour Practicum Hosted by Varis Health: 

Tuesday, August 30

(Must complete Two - 8 Hour Practicum Days in a Facility Setting)

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THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC HAS CAUSED MANY UNEXPECTED CHANGES IN MANY DAY TO DAY LIVES.

WE AT VARIS HEALTH UNDERSTAND FIRST HAND THE EFFECTS IT HAS HAD ON THIS WORLD.

WE ARE OFFERING AMAZING SPECIALS  TO OUR CLIENTS FOR BOTH OUR CALA COURSE AND OUR CMA COURSE.

BY OFFERING THE DISCOUNTS IT ALLOWS YOU TO SAVE MONEY AND ALSO EARN MORE MONEY BY ADVANCING YOUR CAREER AT THE SAME TIME. 

CALA In NJ a CALA 

  • Administrator of an Assisted Living Residence

  •  Administrator of an Assisted Living Program

  • Administrator of an Adult Day Services Program

  • Administrator of Comprehensive Personal Care Home

Workshop Content

DAY 1:

Philosophy, background and concepts of Assisted Living.

DAY 2:

Normalization of the Environment. Scope of Services and Services Planning. Accounting and Finance, Staffing Patterns. Assisted Living Sample Exam and Review.

DAY 3:

Nursing: Aging in Place, Assessments, Regulatory Requirements.

DAY 4:

Nursing: Administration of Medication, Role of Pharmacy. Promoting a Homelike Environment, OSHA, Fire and Disaster, Regulatory Requirements.

DAY 5:

Shared responsibility and Managed Risk, Documentation, Policies and Procedures, Regulatory Requirements. Patterns. Assisted Living Sample Exam and Review.

Course Overview

  • The basic Concepts/Philosophy of Assisted Living in New Jersey

  • The NJ Standards for Licensure for Assisted Living, Comprehensive Personal Care, Adult Medical Day Care

  • The Assessment Process

  • Scope of Services

  • Nursing Services

  • Maintenance and Laundry Services

  • Human Resources

  • Financial Services

  • Dining Services

  • Activities

  • Social Services

56 Hour Certified Assisted Living Administrator Workshop 

This workshop is approved by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and NAB (National Association of Long Term Care Administration Boards). Upon completion of this program, the graduate will be eligible to sit for the Assisted Living Administrator licensing exam.

This workshop consists of 40 hours of classroom training, taught by a network of experts in the Senior Care Industry, and at this time New Jersey is allowing anyone who is working in an Assisted Living to complete the 16 hour practicum in their own Community. If you are not presently working in healthcare we are working towards a virtual practicum for you to be able to participate in.

All instructors are licensed professionals with extensive experience in their field.

Unlike many newer programs available, our consultants and instructors are currently employed as Administrators, Directors of Nursing, Social Service Consultants and Pharmacists with some of the most well-known companies in the healthcare industry!

Upon completion of this program and a passing grade on the state exam, students may operate the following type of communities:

 

  • Assisted Living Residence (ALR)

  • Assisted Living Program (ALP)

  • Comprehensive Care Homes

  • Adult Medical Day Care

 

The 40 Hour CALA Workshop consists of the following:

  • 40 hours in a classroom setting

  • At this time NJ is waving the 16 hour practicum 

Payment Policy:

Full tuition for workshop is $1,600.00.

(Tuition may vary due to specials Varis may be running)

Our CALA Manual and all materials will be emailed to you before the first day of the course.

A $250.00 non refundable deposit is required by registration deadline. Upon registration you will receive a confirmation email.  A week before class you will received another email with the Zoom Meeting links.

Payment is due in full by the Friday before your last ZOOM classes.

For current NJ Licensed Nursing Home Administrators, the cost is $900 and you will receive 20 Continuing Education Units approved by the Department of Health!

 

Course Eligibility

  • Age 21 or older

  • Criminal Background Clearance

  • High School degree

  • Access to a computer and internet

  • Must be able to print course material

Varis Health is the approved provider of the LIVE course required for reinstatement of a NJ Certified Assisted Living Administrator’s lapsed certification (pursuant to NJ Gov. Murphy’s Executive Orders 119 and 112. Upon completion of this 10-hour course, the CALA can apply for a provisional license that will be valid up to 45 days after the state of emergency is lifted. This 10-hour course will be provided twice a month for the next 2 months.

 

 10-Hour Live Webinars Providing 10 CEU's Each!

 

Fee:

$200.00 for attendance both days

$100.00 for attendance one day

Discounted Tuition for all Varis Health Alumni

**CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE AT THIS TIME**

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1:  Are you able to take the online course from anywhere?

A1:  Yes, you need access to a device that is compatible with our webinars and internet access.

Q2:  How long do I have to take the state exam after completing your course?

A2:  You need to take the exam within 24 months after completion of our course or you will be required to           take the course again.

Q3:  How much is the state test and how long is the state test?

A3:  Currently it is $53 and 120 minutes.

Q4:  What if I don't pass the state test?

A4:  You can fail the exam two (2) times, if you don't pass with a 75%, you will have to retake a NJDOH               approved course.  Our students have a 95% pass rate.

Q5:  After I pass the state exam, do I have to complete any continuing education courses?

A5:  Yes, you will need to complete at least 30 hours during the lifetime of your certification.  For more                details you can visit www.psiexams.com 

Ready to Register?

To be emailed the registration form, please take the time to fill out the information below. You will receive the Registration Form via email (PLEASE CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDER IF YOU DO NOT SEE AN EMAIL IN YOUR INBOX). Once you receive and complete the registration form, please email it to: varishealth@gmail.com
or fax to:
732-244-2831