Administrator-in-Training (AIT) Practicum Placement
The AIT practicum placement is available to individuals with a bachelor's degree, who have had coursework and/or professional experience in aging studies or long-term care; management concepts; finance or accounting, and are ready to become a licensed nursing home administrator. Prospective AITs are required to submit unofficial transcripts to confirm qualifications.
The AIT practicum consists of a 480-clock-hour placement with a qualified nursing home administrator, which meets the practical experience required to become a licensed nursing home administrator in the state of Kansas. The 480 practicum hours can begin at any point during the year, but must be completed within one year. The AIT works with their site preceptor to establish a schedule. AIT students will be added to the Blackboard course, AGE 660, where they will submit an hour log and have access to helpful exam preparation information.
Prior to registering, the prospective AIT should consult with the practicum coordinator to submit the required training forms and finalize site placement details. Contact Jacie Green (firstname.lastname@example.org) before registering if these items have not yet been submitted.