Structuring your training right from the start

MDS 3.0 Certificate Program RAI-CT

Structuring your training right from the start

MDS 3.0 Certificate Program RAI-CT

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Program Overview


This course is designed to train new and existing participants on the total MDS 3.0 process. The MDS 3.0 process for skilled nursing facilities has proven to become one of the most dynamic and critical components to the long-term facility success in reporting quality of care and maximizing reimbursement.

Each live workshop training session allows the participant to practice and learn actual case scenarios to effectively learn to function utilizing this knowledge. MDS Training Institute has built a reputation for novice learners gaining the knowledge to assist their employers to succeed.


Topics Include:

(Both Required for certification)

MDS 101- Basic MDS 3.0 Essentials 

  • Intro to MDS 3.0
  • Practicing Scheduling MDS 3.0
  • Understanding the importance of reference dates
  • Determining Significant Change Guidelines for Residents
  • Review and Practice of the MDS 3.0 form
  • MDS 3.0 Section A-F
  • MDS 3.0 Section G-Z
  • Review of Medicaid CMI management
  • Exam I Review


MDS 102- Mastering Medicare Part A & PDPM

  • Medicare Basics
  • Review and Practice Medicare Part A Assessment Scheduling
  • Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM)
  • IPA Management
  • ICD-10 for MDS 3.0 Mapping
  • Section GG for reimbursement
  • Exam II Review


Self paced online Instructional Video Course

(8 instructional videos plus two exams)

Excellent for busy Clinician who are unable to meet the schedule requirements of the traditional program. Recommend one to two videos to watch per week. Practice Sessions and software review provided in training.

Register Here

MDS 3.0 Recertification info click here

Schedules – Live Virtual 

July 2021

  • July 17 – Sept 4, 2021   9:00-10:30am cst (Sat)
  • July 26 – Sept 13, 2021     7pm-8:30pm cst (Mon)
  • (Accelerated Mon-Thurs) July 19-22, 2021  10:00 am-2:00 pm & (PDPM/Medicare) Tues Aug 3, 10, 17, 2021  7:00 -8:30 pm cst

August 2021

  • Aug 23 – Oct 18, 2021     5:30pm-7:30pm cst (Mon) Skip Sept 6
  • Aug 26 – Oct 16, 2021   10:30-12pm cst (Sat)
  • (Accelerated Mon-Thurs) Aug 23-26, 2021  10:00 am-2:00 pm & (PDPM/Medicare) Tues Sept 7, 14, 21, 2021  7:00-8:30 pm cst

Sept 2021

  • Sept 18 – Nov 6, 2021  9:00am -10:30am cst (Sat)
  • Sept 27 – Nov 15, 2021     7:00pm-8:30pm cst (Mon) 
  • (Accelerated Mon-Thurs) Sept 20-23, 2021  10:00 am-2:00 pm & (PDPM/Medicare) Tues Oct 5, 12, 19, 2021  7:00-8:30 pm cst

Cost: 750.00 (includes books, materials, exams)

(2 exams required for certification with 80% pass rate)

 REGISTER HERE


MDS 3.0  Certificate Program – Accelerated

**Second class (Mastering Medicare Part A) meets one day a week virtually for 3 weeks will be required after completion of a 4 day live class, schedules listed on registration page

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