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AANAC RAC-CT Certification Workshop - Novi 2020
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MDS accuracy and understanding of the clinical assessment and care planning processes are more critical than ever, considering the recent change to PDPM. This 3-day AANAC RAC-CT certification training will ensure that you are well prepared to manage MDS data and all its associated tasks.

 Export to Your Calendar 3/3/2020 to 3/5/2020
When: March 3 - 5, 2020
From 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Where: Fox Run
41000 W. 13 Mile Road
Novi, Michigan  48377
United States
Contact: Blake Weller
517-323-3687


Online registration is available until: 3/2/2020
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AANAC RAC-CT Certification Workshop

Updated for PDPM
MDS accuracy and understanding of the clinical assessment and care planning processes are more critical than ever, considering the recent change to PDPM. This 3-day AANAC RAC-CT certification training will ensure that you are well prepared to manage MDS data and all its associated tasks.

This workshop is appropriate for RNs & LPNs. Once the workshop is completed, nurses will be able to complete the online exams with AANAC to become certified.

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
  • Care Planning
  • Accurately Assessing Functional Status
  • Five-Star Rating System
  • Quality Measures
  • Managing PDPM in the SNF

COURSE COMPLETION
Attendees will have to complete online exam for each module taught during the course and score 80% or higher to receive credit. Access the RAC certification exams in the online AANAClassroom at www.AANAC.org.

You have 90 days from the date the final exams are launched to complete and pass them with a score of 80% or higher; upon successful completion, students will receive their RAC-CT certificate in the mail.

MASTER TEACHER

Scott Heichel, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-CTA, DNS-CT, CIC, QCP
Director of Clinical Reimbursement
LeaderStat
Scott has over 25 years of healthcare experience and is recognized for his expertise in the RAI process and clinical reimbursement. Scott is a member of AANAC’s (American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination) Expert Advisory Panel, recognized as a Master Teacher through AANAC for their RAC-CT MDS certification courses, and sits on the board as the President of OANAC (Ohio Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators).

TARGET AUDIENCE

This program is intended for Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Nurse Assessment Coordinators, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Social Workers, Health Information Professionals, Dieticians, Administrators and all members of the Interdisciplinary Teams involved in assessment and care planning.

AGENDA (For all 3 days)

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.:
Registration
8:00 a.m.:
Workshop Begins
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.:
Break
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.:
Lunch
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.:
Break
5:00 p.m.
Workshop Concludes


REGISTRATION

AANAC Member
$600*
AANAC Non-Member
$800
 AANAC Membership + Workshop  $731


*AADNS members are eligible for the same pricing.

- Handouts will be provided to attendees electronically for this workshop. Students can download the materials to her/his device of choice to bring to the workshop. Students also have the option to download and print the materials. Access information will be sent via email to each student the Friday before each workshop.

- Lunch is provided.
-Exam Included

Space is limited, so you are encouraged to register early.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

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 RAC-CT 3-day workshop is approved for 22.5 CEs.

*AAPACN d/b/a American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC)

COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS

CEs for the three-day workshop are based upon actual classroom attendance for the duration of the scheduled educational activity verified through sign-in sheets. If a student must leave before the activity is schedule to end or is late arriving, he/she will not receive full CE credit. Partial credit may be awarded. Each attendee, based on sign-in sheets/attendance, will receive the CE certificate upon completion of the education activity. The final certification exams are not a requirement for claiming a CE certification for the workshop.

AANAC MEMBERSHIP

To take advantage of the AANAC Member rate, registrants must provide a legitimate AANAC Membership number while registering. Registration forms that do not include the registrant's AANAC membership number will be charged the non-member rate for this course. To become an AANAC Member ($131/year) and take advantage of the discounted registration rate, please sign up on-line at www.AANAC.org. After you have become a member with AANAC, you will then need to return to www.LeadingAgeMI.org to register to attend the course. If you have questions about your AANAC membership, please call AANAC directly at (800) 768-1880. You do not have to be an AANAC Member to complete the program.

PLANNING NOTES

All pre-registered attendees will receive an electronic confirmation to the email provided during registration one week before the workshop. Participants with questions, special dietary or accessibility needs, please contact LeadingAge Michigan at (517) 323-3687.

CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellations must be submitted in writing via email to Laura@LeadingAgeMichigan.org. Registrants who are unable to attend may send a substitute in their place without penalty. Cancellations received more than 30 days prior to the start date of the workshop will receive a full refund. Cancellations received 14-30 days prior to the start date of the workshop will receive a refund, minus a $250 cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received less than 13 days prior to the start date of the workshop except for emergencies or a visit from State Surveyors. State Surveyors must actually be in the building during the dates of the workshop in order to receive a refund, minus a $250 cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued for no shows or for cancellations due to weather if the workshop itself is not cancelled.

DISCLOSURE

The planners and instructor agree to ensure the content for this educational activity is evidence-based or based on the best-available evidence, and is presented free from bias. There is no conflict of interest and the content does not promote the products or services of any individual presenter or organization.

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