MDS 101: The Minimum Data Set (MDS) and Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process can be complicated and difficult to understand if you’re new to the conventions, definitions and acronyms that define the tools. That’s why we developed MDS 101, a vital resource that breaks down the common utilities of assessment, and packages them in easy-to-read, easy-to-understand and easy-to-implement sections. A perfect tool to engage other team members who assist in the assessment process or for the LTC company that wants to develop stronger relationships with their clients in the field. More details.
Resident Assessment Coordinator (RAC-CT®) Certification
Become a Certified Resident Assessment Coordinator (RAC-CT®) and set yourself apart from the rest. AANAC’s RAC-CT® certification program has long set the national standard for SNF PPS and MDS education, and has become the gold standard in the long-term care field. More and more employers are requesting RAC-CT® certified applicants in their job postings as it has become the mark of a professional who is skilled in the assessment process and committed to their career and residents. More details.
Certified Nurse Executive (C-NE) Certification
If you’re like others in long-term care, you chose your career because you wanted to be able to make a difference; whether by caring for people or gaining knowledge and mentoring those who follow behind you. It can sometimes be difficult to make that difference when you’re trying to navigate over 700 state and federal guidelines, determine the right people are placed in the right jobs and educated to succeed and ensure that the culture of the facility is conducive to the best care possible. Earning your Certified Nurse Executive (C-NE) designation provides you with the skills and knowledge to balance the many competing priorities you face each day. More details.
Medicare continues to receive close scrutiny as the government looks to curb growing debt through reduced benefits, tightening facilities' belts even further. Accurate reimbursement is not only vital to your facility's health, it's vital to the health and happiness of your residents. With AANAC's three-day Medicare University seminar, you can learn how to make sense of Medicare's continually changing regulations and requirements. This class is ideal for clinicians and anybody involved in the billing process.This is not a certification program. More details.