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◂  December 2022

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

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via your computer with internet, video and audio


AAPACN Member $689 - non AAPACN members $894


Polly Berkley, VP of Operations and Education

Virtual AAPACN (formerly AANAC) Resident Assessment Coordinator – Certification Course (RAC-CT)

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 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.

The RAC-CT certification program consists of 10 education courses designed for post-acute care professionals with at least six months of experience with the MDS/RAI process. If you have less than six months of experience, consider taking MDS Essentials as a foundation to get you started and make sure you’re prepared to succeed in the RAC-CT program. To earn the RAC-CT credential, you must successfully complete the 10 associated final certification exams with a score of 80% or higher. There are three exam attempts per course. Recertification is required every two years.

This workshop will be hosted online, through a virtual platform. Your registration includes six days of instruction from a Master Teacher, access to digital workshop materials, and access to the ten certification exams. We suggest downloading and saving each PDF to a device of your choice. Although not required, you may print the PDFs at your own expense. If you decide to print your  materials, please remember that changes and updates are continually incorporated into the workshop materials

The class meets virtually from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM on the following days:  December 6,7,8 (Tues, Wed, Thurs) and 13,14,15. (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

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 for Kansas:

Nurses: The Kansas Healthcare Association is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of nursing. This offering is approved for 27.0 contact hours applicable for RN and LPN relicensure. KSBN LT0030-0338.

Administrators and Operators: This course offering is approved for 27.0 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Licensed adult care home administrators and operators in the core area of Administration by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services. KDADS Health Occupations Credentialing approved sponsorship number: LTS-A0001.

Dietitians: This course is approved for up to 27.0 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Licensed Dietitians by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services.  KDADs Health Occupations Credentialing Approved Sponsorship Number: LTS-A0002


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 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.

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