Increase your knowledge of clinical assessment and care planning, completion of the MDS, the regulations surrounding the RAI/MDS process, and managing the PDPM by attending a three-day AANAC Resident Assessment Coordinator—Certified (RAC-CT®) certification workshop. Having the RAC-CT credential behind your name shows you are a knowledgeable and capable MDS professional.
RAC-CT certification is the nationally recognized gold-standard in resident assessment in the long-term care nursing profession. By earning this credential, individuals have shown their expertise in skilled nursing facility prospective payment system and minimum data set (MDS 3.0) assessment.
This workshop covers the following content:
MDS Coding for OBRA and PPs, parts 1 and 2
OBRA Timing and Scheduling
Care Area Assessments
Introduction to Medicare Part A
Accurately Assessing Functional Status
Five-Star Rating System
Managing PDPM in the SNF
Your workshop registration includes access to the 10 RAC-CT certification exams. To earn the credential, you must pass the final exams with a score of 80% or higher. You will have 90 days from the date the exams are launched before they expire.
The American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN*) is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. AAPACN* works in conjunction with the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) to provide nursing home administrators with continuing education credit for any AANAC workshop attended.
*The American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN) is the parent organization of AANAC.
CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS
The RAC-CT 3-day workshop is approved for 22.5 CEs.
To receive the member price, please visit www.AANAC.org/join. AANAC membership is not a requirement to register for, or attend, this educational activity.
AANAC RAC-CT Certification Workshop
Member Rate: $600*
Non-Member Rate: $800
AANAC Membership + Workshop: $731
*AADNS members are eligible for the same pricing
AAPACN and the Training Partner are not responsible for any fees incurred due to cancellations or postponements. Attendee cancellations must be submitted in writing via email to workshops@AAPACN.org. Registrants who are unable to attend may send a substitute in their place. Cancellations received more than 30 business days prior to the start date of the workshop will receive a full refund. Cancellations received 14-30 business days prior to the start date of the workshop will receive a full refund, minus a $250 processing fee paid to Training Partner. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received less than 13 business days prior to the start date of the workshop except for emergencies or a visit from State Surveyors. No refunds will be issued for cancelations due to weather if the workshop itself is not cancelled. Credit card processing fees are non-refundable.