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Wednesday, December 6, 2023

AAPACN Resident Assessment Coordinator—Certified (RAC-CT®) Certification Workshop

Start Date: 12/6/2023 8:00 AM EST
End Date: 12/8/2023 5:00 PM EST

Venue Name: Virtual (Zoom) Event

Organization Name: Maine Health Care Association

Karen Michaud
Email: kmichaud@mehca.org
Phone: (207) 623-1146

AAPACN Resident Assessment Coordinator—Certified
(RAC-CT®) 3-Day Certification Workshop

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 an AAPACN Resident Assessment Coordinator—Certified (RAC-CT®) certification workshop. Having the RAC-CT credential behind your name shows that 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
  • Care Planning
  • Introduction to ICD-10-CM Coding for Long-Term Care
  • Five-Star Rating System
  • Quality Measures
  • 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 one year from the date of the workshop before your exams expire.

American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The RAC-CT certification workshop is approved for 22.5 CEs.

AAPACN membership is not required to register for, or attend, this educational activity.  However, if you choose to invest in an AAPACN membership ($158/year), you can take advantage of the AAPACN member rate (the best value for your investment).  For more information about AAPACN membership options; you may click here.  Here's the pricing for the 3-day RAC-CT Certification Workshop:  
  • AAPACN Member Rate: $710
  • Non-Member Rate: $910
  • AAPACN Membership + Workshop: $868
Use the link below to register. [NOTE: the registration link will take to directly to the AAPACN website. Once there, you must create an AAPACN account to register for the course.]  MHCA's RAC-CT Certification Workshop will be hosted online (via Zoom)  on December 6, 7 & 8, 2023 (from 8am to 5pm).    

AAPACN and the Training Partner are not responsible for any fees incurred due to cancelations or postponements. Attendee cancelations must be submitted in writing via email to workshops@AAPACN.org. Registrants who are unable to attend may send a substitute in their place. Cancelations received more than 30 business days prior to the start date of the workshop will receive a full refund. Cancelations 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 cancelations 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 canceled.

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Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 12/5/2023 12:00 PM

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