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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.

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).

Click on "Register" below for more MDS RAC-CT workshop information.

Dates Location Address Registration
 March 3-5, 2020Fox Run 41000 W. 13 Mile Road
Novi, Michigan
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June 9-11, 2020LeadingAge Michigan Office201 N. Washington Square, Ste. 920
Lansing, Michigan 
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September 8-10, 2020 St. Ann's 2161 Leonard Street NW
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) Prep Workshop

An effective QAPI process and program will take you beyond compliance and enable your facility to truly transform the care you provide residents. Increase your knowledge by attending a two-day QAPI education workshop that will help you prepare for the comprehensive QCP certification exam.

To implement quality assurance and process improvement (QAPI) strategies in long-term care effectively, you need strong nurse leadership. To achieve that leadership, follow the QAPI principles taught in this course to help you fulfill your mission to provide the best possible care and quality of life for your resident.

Your QAPI certification--

  • Proves your expertise to implement the scientific QAPI process
  • Inspires your team to be involved in the QAPI program
  • Shows you’re a leader in your facility by investing in your QAPI knowledge
  • Keeps you marketable in the competitive long-term care nursing field

Workshops are taught by individuals who go through rigorous requirements to become Master Teachers and who are experts in the field.

The workshop covers content from the QAPI courses for skilled nursing facilities:

  • Design and Scope
  • Governance and Leadership
  • Feedback, Data Systems, and Monitoring
  • Performance Improvement Projects
  • Systematic Analysis and Systemic Action

Note: The QCP certification exam is sold separately for $99 (member)/$198(non-member). Upon purchase, you will have access to the examination in the online Classroom.

Who should enroll?

  • Directors of Nursing Services
  • QAPI Managers
  • Nursing Home Administrators
  • Nurse Managers
  • RNs and LPNs
  • Social Service Directors
  • Activities Directors
  • Staff Development Directors
Master Teacher

More information coming soon!

Click on "Register" below for more QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) Prep Workshops
Dates Location Address Registration
April 23-24, 2020 LeadingAge Michigan Office 201 N. Washington Square, Ste. 920
Lansing, Michigan
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MDS RAC-CTA Advanced Certification Workshop!

For the RAC-CT professionals looking to take their experience to a higher level, LeadingAge Michigan, a training partner with AANAC, introduces the Resident Assessment Coordinator-Certified Advanced (RAC-CTA) education program and certification. The RAC-CTA workshop provides advanced principles of clinical reimbursement, Medicare program compliance and integrity, RAI/MDS program integrity, leadership ethical practice, managing medical review, accurate ICD-10 diagnosis coding, advanced strategies for payment oversight and improving a facility's quality measurement in all CMS quality programs.

Is RAC-CTA right for you?
Whether you are a professional in any aspect of MDS and Medicare compliance and oversight or a clinical reimbursement specialist in a regional, state or national consultant position, this program will help you excel as a reimbursement leader. You must hold a current RAC-CT to quality to take the RAC-CTA exam.

Criteria to maintain RAC-CTA certification: These are separate certifications and as such, they each have their own Body of Knowledge. RAC-CT must be maintained as well as RAC-CTA. Learn more about the RAC-CTA Certification by downloading the Candidate Handbook.

Master Teacher

More information coming soon!

Click on "Register" below for more MDS RAC-CTA Advanced Certification workshop information.

Dates Location Address Registration
2020 Dates Coming Soon Leading Age Michigan Office 201 N. Washington Square, Ste. 920
Lansing, Michigan
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AANAC RAC-CT Re-certification

For more details regarding re-certification, click here.

Electronic Handouts

Participants will be provided a secured PDF of the handouts from AANAC prior to the workshop.

Participant Access to Exams

AAPACN will provide each registered attendee with a login and password for online access to the final certification exam(s) for RAC-CT, RAC-CTA, DNS-CT and QCP. Login and password information is only shared with the attendee registered for the workshop and cannot be distributed to or through LeadingAge Michigan.

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.

AAPACN Membership Discount

Participant must provide a legitimate AANAC or AADNS Membership number prior to the registration to take advantage of the member rate.

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.


AADNS Membership

To take advantage of the AADNS Member rate, registrants must provide a legitimate AADNS Membership number while registering. Registration forms that do not include the registrant's AADNS membership number will be charged the non-member rate for this course. To become an AADNS Member ($207/year) and take advantage of the discounted registration rate, please sign up on-line at www.aadns-ltc.org. After you have become a member with AADNS, you will then need to return to www.LeadingAgeMI.org to register to attend the course. If you have questions about your AADNS membership, please call AADNS directly at (844) 796-9634. You do not have to be an AADNS Member to complete the program.

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