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Restorative Nurse Certificate Program

Program Overview

This course is designed to provide participants with the roles and functions of restorative nursing in skilled nursing facilities. The concept of restorative nursing focuses on optimal improvement of the residents physical, mental, and psycho-social well-being.

Restorative nursing refers to nursing interventions that promote the residents ability to attain maximal functional potential.


 A certified restorative professional can assist with resident outcomes, maximizing reimbursement rates, and prepare for regulatory surveys.
This 60 hour course will prepare the participant with knowledge necessary to implement, manage, and evaluate restorative programming.
Successful completion requirements including passing post test with 80%.
Two attempts are awarded to achieve passing score.

Topics Includes:

  • Overview of restorative programming
  • Restorative care delivery systems
  • Completion of MDS 3.0 Restorative Nurse Sections
  • Documentation requirements
  • Job Descriptions
  • Care-planning

Restorative Nurse Certificate Program 

January 2019

  • (Option 1) Jan 21 – Jan 25, 2019 (Mon-Friday)
  • 9:00am-4:30pm 18 w 140  Butterfield Road, Oakbrook, IL (One Lincoln Center)  and Weds  Jan 30, Feb 6, 13  6:00-8:30pm CST (Virtual)
  • (Option 2) Jan 22-March 7, 2019 (Tues & Thursdays) 6:00-8:30pm CST (Virtual)
  • 7 Week Virtual 

February 2019

  • (Option 1) Feb 25 – March 1, 2019 (Mon-Friday)
  • 9:00am-4:30pm 18w140 Butterfield Road, Oakbrook Terrace, IL (One Lincoln Center)  and Weds Mar 6, 13, 20 6:00-8:30pm CST (Virtual)

March 2019

  • (Option 1) March 25-29, 2019 (Mon-Friday)
  • 9:00am-4:30pm 18w140 Butterfield Road, Oakbrook Terrace, IL (One Lincoln Center) and Weds April 3, 10, 17 6:00-8:30pm CST (Virtual)
  • (Option 2) March 26-May 9, 2019 (Tues & Thurs) 6:00-8:30pm CST (Virtual)
  • 7 week Virtual

April 2019

  • (Option 1) April 29-May 3, 2019 (Mon-Friday)
  • 9:00am-4:30pm 18w140 Butterfield Road, Oakbrook Terrace, IL (One Lincoln Center) and Weds May 8, 15, 22 
  • 6:00-8:30pm CST (Virtual)

Cost for each class is $850.00 which includes books and materials. Payment Plans are available: NO ADMITTANCE ALLOWED WITHOUT BALANCE PAID * Final payment due before the start of class. 1st Payment $425.00 plus $25.00 payment plan fee = $450.00. 2nd Payment $425.00 plus $25.00 payment plan fee = $450.00 (Total: $900 with payment Plan) 


To pay by check:  All checks should be made payable to MDS Training Institute and sent to 18w140 Butterfield Road 1500 Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 prior to the start of class

This continuing nursing education was approved by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure: To receive 60 contact hours, participants must complete all of the hours listed in the live or virtual classroom. No partial credits will be allowed. (All planners and presenters have no conflict of interest to report for this course)
Contact hours awarded: 60