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Personal Care Aide Training

Ohio Rules - Continuing Education
Online Courses - CEU's
Classroom Courses - CEU's

New Provider Billing Training

(Basic Medicaid Billing)
Training Schedule
Registration Form

Training & Education

New Provider Education Rules! Click links to learn more:


New Rules - Ohio

Ohio Department of
Medicaid (ODM) administered
waiver service providers

Click the links on right for specific info about each

NEW Ohio Rules Effective 10/25/10

Conditions of Participation
Terms and Definitions
Waiver Nursing Services
Personal Care Aide Services
Adult Day Health Center Services (ADHCS)
Home-Delivered Meal Services
Supp. Adaptive & Assistive Device Services
Out-of-Home Respite Services
Emergency Response Services
Supplemental Transportation Services
Home Modification Services

Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do. - Goethe

Education is a key component to ensuring success of the Ohio Home Care program. Many excellent organizations throughout the state and nation offer courses that continue to move the program forward and help Providers keep current with their Continuing Education. These include classroom education, online continuing education units (CEU's) and webinars. Below choose the way in which you want to learn: online or classroom.

Personal Care Aide Training

Online Courses
Various organizations offer online continuing education units (CEUs). You may want to check with them to make sure that they meet the Ohio Home Care Program rule. Below are just two of the organizations that meet the rule requirements.
CareStar Learning (Non-Agency Personal Care Aides)
RhinoBill (Non-Agency Personal Care Aides)
The Ohio Board of Nursing (RN's and LPN's)

Classroom Courses & CEU's
Classroom training is available throughout Ohio for CPR and First Aid.

Adams County Hospital
210 N Wilson Dr.
West Union, Ohio 45693
Phone; (937)544-1503

Akron General Medical Center
400 Wabash Ave.
Akron, Ohio 44307
Phone; (330)344-7760

American Heart Association
Training Centers
CPR Training

Belmont Technical College
120 Fox Shannon Place
Saint Clairsville, Ohio
Phone; (740)695-9500

Berger Health System
600 North Pickaway Street
Circleville, Ohio 43113
Phone; (740)420-8364

Butler Technology
5140 Princeton Glendale Road
Public Safety Education Complex
Hamilton, Ohio 45011
Phone; (513)868-6300

CCHS-Western Region
3035 Wooster Road
Center for Health Education
Rocky River , Ohio 44116
Phone; (440)356-0670

Central Ohio OhioHealth
3535 Olentangy River Road
Employee Education Services
Riverside Methodist Hospital
Columbus, Ohio 43214
Phone; (614) 566-5512

Children’s Hospital, Columbus
700 Childrens Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43205
Phone; (614)722-2000

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Medical Center
620 Oak Street
Cincinnati , Ohio 45206
Phone; (513)636-6992

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
1095 Richmond
Lindhurst , Ohio 44124
Phone; (216)444-7791

Cleveland Heights Fire Department
3445 Mayfield Road
Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44118
Phone; (216)291-4444

Community Mercy Health Partners
2615 East High Street
Springfield, Ohio
Phone; (937) 328-9309

Coshocton County Memorial Center
1460 Orange St
Coshocton , OH 43812
Phone; (740) 623-4268

15480 Triskett Rd
Cleveland , OH 44111
Phone; (216)251-0747

Cuyahoga County Board of Health
5550 Venture Drive
Parma, Ohio 44130
Phone; (216)201-2001 x 1341

Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department
Main Station; 1924 Front Street
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221
Phone; (330)971-8400

Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
8001 Brecksville Road
Brecksville, Ohio 44141
Phone; (440)746-8339

East Palestine Fire Department
67 East Clark Street
East Palestine, Ohio 44413
Phone; (330) 464-4341

Fire lands Regional Medical Center
1101 Decatur Street
Sandusky, Ohio 44870
Phone; (419) 626-7523

Fisher-Titus Medical Center
272 Benedict Ave
Norwalk, Ohio
Phone; (419)668-8101

For Your Health
10411 Frederick Pike
Vandalia, Ohio 45377
Phone; (937) 898-7660

Genesis Healthcare Systems
2800 Maple Ave.
Genesis HealthPlex/
Education Services
Zanesville, Ohio 43701
Phone; (740)586-6541

Grant Medical Center LifeLink
393 East Town Street Suite 214
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone; (614)566-9019

Health Corp./Intensive Care
5025 Turney Road
Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125
Phone; (216)337-9485

Heart Start of Central Ohio
597 Wickham Way
Gahanna, Ohio 43230
Attn: Joe Hendricks
Phone; (614) 471-6151


Hocking Valley Community Hospital
601 State Route 644 North
Logan, Ohio 43138
Phone; (740)380-8219

Increase Your Knowledge
1778 Jason Dr.
Columbus, Ohio 44857
Phone; (614) 679-1310

International Security Associates
1660 NW Professional Plaza SSTEH
Columbus, Ohio 43220
Phone; (614) 326-3626

Joint Township District
Memorial Hospital
200 Saint Clair Ave.
St. Mary’s, Ohio 45885
Phone; (419) 394-3335 Ext.1410

Lakeland Community College
7700 Clocktower Drive
Kirtland , Ohio 44094
Phone; (440) 525-7116

Lane Life Trans
5801 Mahoning Ave.
Austintown, Ohio 44515
Phone; (330) 797-9911

Marietta Memorial Hospital
401 Matthew Street
Marietta, Ohio
Phone; (740-) 374-1752

Massillon Fire Department
233 Erie Street
Massillon, Ohio 44646
Phone; (330) 833-1053

Mc Cullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital
110 N. Poplar Street
Oxford, Ohio 45056
Phone; (513) 524-5649

Miami Township Fire-Rescue
225 Corry Street
Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387
Phone; (937)767-7842

Middletown Regional Hospital
105 McKnight Dr.
Educational Services
Middletown, Ohio 45044
Phone; (513)420-5166

NKH Lifesafety LLC
4030 Mount Carmel Tobasco Road Ste 227
Cincinnati, Ohio 45255
Phone; (513)232-9999

Owens Community College
2249 Tracy Road
Northwood, Ohio
Phone; (567-661-7357

Pomerene Memorial Hospital
981 Wooster Road
Nursing Education/Ambulatory Care
Millersburg, Ohio 44654
Phone; (330) 674-1584 Ext. 1266


5200 Harroun Road
Sylvania, Ohio 43560
Phone; (419) 291-3052

Safety Training Solutions, Inc.
213 Main Street #A
Bridgeport, Ohio 43912
Phone; (740)635-0124

School of EMS CCHS
18901 Lake Shore Blvd.
Ctr. Fr Health Ed. Room 309
Euclid, Ohio 44119
Phone; (216)692-7850

Southeastern Ohio Reg.
Medical Center
1341 Clark Street
Education Department
Cambridge, Ohio 43725
Phone; (740)439-8168

Southwest General Health Center
18697 Bagley Road
Middleburg Heights, Ohio 44130
Phone; (440)816-8036

St. Rita’s Medical Center
730 West Market Street
Lima, Ohio 45801
Phone; (419) 226-9351

Stow Fire Department
3800 Darrow Road
Stow, Ohio 44224
Phone; (330)689-3290

The American Red Cross
First Aid, CPR and
Automated External
Defibrillator (AED) Courses

Violet TWP. Fire Department
8700 Refugee Road
Pickerington, Ohio
Phone; (614)837-4123

Wadsworth Rittman Hospital
195 Wadsworth Road
Continuing Education
Wadsworth, Ohio 44281
Phone; (330)334-2824

Worthington Fire Department
6500 North High Street
Worthington, Ohio 43085
Phone; (614) 885-7640

YMCA of Greater Dayton
4545 Marshall Road
Kettering, Ohio 45429
Phone; (937)434-1964

Non-agency personal care aides must have met the following requirements before commencing service delivery:

1.) Obtained a certificate of completion within the last twenty-four months for either a competency evaluation program or training and competency evaluation program that includes training in Personal care aide services, Basic home safety, and Universal precautions for the prevention of disease transmission, including hand-washing and proper disposal of bodily waste and medical instruments that are sharp or may produce sharp pieces if broken.

2.) Obtained and maintain first aid certification from a class that is not solely internet-based and that includes hands-on training by a certified first aid instructor
and a successful return demonstration of what was learned in the course.

3.) Complete twelve hours of in-service continuing education annually that must occur on or before the anniversary date of their enrollment as a medicaid personal care aide provider. Continuing education topics include, but are not limited to, consumer health and welfare, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), patient rights, emergency preparedness, communication skills, aging sensitivity, developmental stages, nutrition, transfer techniques, disease-specific trainings, and mental health issues.

(For entire rule cites, see paragraphs (B)(7)(a) and (b) of Ohio Administrative Code Rules 5101:3-46-04 [Ohio Home Care Waiver]; 5101:3-47 [Transitions DD Waiver]; 5101:3-50 [Transitions Carve-Out Waiver])

New Provider Basic Medicaid Billing Training
In preparation for MITS Go-Live in December, 2010, the Ombudsman area will not be able to conduct basic billing training beyond June, 2010. If you feel you are in need of training, please contact an Ombudsman at 614-644-1399 to schedule a consultation.