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Oklahoma Home Care Administrator Preparedness and Assessment Program (OHCAPA)
 

The Oklahoma Home Care Administrator Preparedness and Assessment Program (OHCAPA) is a 160 hour course that offers training to individuals that do not have any experience working in home health or hospice.  Upon completion of the training, the individuals are eligible to take the OHCAPA examination.  After successful completion of the examination, the individual can apply for a home care administrator certificate.


OHCAPA Preparedness Programs

FACILITY ADDRESS CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE/FAX

Moore Norman
Technology Center

PO Box 4701
Norman, OK 73070

Fran Berryhill
Adult Coordinator
fran.berryhill@mntc.edu

Office: 405-809-3571
 Fax:     405-366-2864

Healthcare Consultant USA. Inc
Preparedness Certification Program

4200 Perimeter Center
Suite 130
Oklahoma City, OK 73112

Jo Ann Hooks
Administrative Consultant

Office: 405-942-8869
Fax:     405-942-8464
 

 

An individual is qualified to take the OHCAPA after completing a preparedness program, or if the individual meets the criteria for "deeming" in OAC 310:664-3-4.  Those criteria are as follows:

310:664-3-4.  Deeming criteria
  The Department may grant exceptions from the preparedness program requirement stated in this Chapter, for the purpose of allowing an individual to take the OHCAPA.  An individual with one (1) of the following qualifications shall be eligible to take the OHCAPA without completion of the preparedness program:
(1) Baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited institution with at least one (1) year full time experience in home care within the immediate past two (2) years;
(2) Associate or higher degree in a health field from an accredited institution and with at least one (1) year of full time employment in home care within the immediate past two (2) years;
(3) Certificate of Achievement in Health Care Administration by completion of a minimum of thirty (30) college credit hours at an accredited institution in the State and with at least one (1) year of full time employment in home care within the immediate past two (2) years;
(4) Registered nurse in the State and with at least one (1) year of full time experience in home care within the immediate past two (2) years; or
(5) Evidence of achieving the passing score on the National Association for Home Care Executive Certification Program examination.
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Source:  Added at 15 Ok Reg 2385, eff 6-11-98; Amended at 18 Ok Reg 3595, eff 8-22-2001 (emergency); Amended at 19 Ok Reg 1061, eff 5-13-2002]

 


Contact Information
John W. Judge, Jr., Director
Managed Care Systems
Health Resources Development Service
1000 N.E. 10th Street, Room 1011
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Main  405.271.6868
Direct  405.271.9444, extension 57273
Fax  405.271.7360
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