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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MDS 3.0 Training Paths

MDS 3.0 Basics 101 9090
MDS 3.0 Certificate Program 8090
MDS 3.0 Advanced I 7090
MDS 3.0 Advanced II 6090

MDS 3.0 Certificate Program

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-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, ClassroomLive Virtual

Cost: 750.00

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



Self paced online Instructional Video Course

Includes 24-7 access to pre-recorded instructional video modules plus two exams. This format is excellent for busy clinicians who are unable to meet the schedule requirements of the traditional program. The program is required to be completed within 60 days.

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MDS 3.0 Recertification info click here

Choose one:

  •  July 16- Sept 3, 2024 (Tue) 5:30pm-7:00pm CST (8weeks)
  • July 22-25, 2024 (Accelerated) 5:30-8:30pm CST & Aug 8, 5:30-8:30pm cst (Mastering Medicare Part A/PDPM) or

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Cost: 750.00 (includes books, materials, exams)

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


In classroom (Select Cities) Training 2023

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Tools for MDS 3.0 Management

Resident Assessment Instrument – RAI MDS 3.0 Manual

Manual: 1700 Pages (2 Binders)

Effective: October 1, 2023, MDS 3.0 RAI Users Manuals

Price: 225.00 (165.00 on sale) (code: MDS23)

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(Please note electronic copy only of MDS RAI Manual is included with MDS 3.0 Certificate Program effective Nov 1, 2023)

Hardcopy Manuals can be ordered here

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