AAPACN RAC-CT Certification Workshop

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 that 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. This workshop covers the following content:

  • MDS Coding for OBRA and PPs, parts 1 and 2
  •  OBRA Timing and Scheduling
  • Care Area Assessments
  • Introduction to Medicare Part A
  • Care Planning
  • Introduction to ICD-10-CM Coding for Long-Term Care
  • Five-Star Rating System
  • Quality Measures
  • Managing PDPM in the SNF


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 one year from the date of the
workshop before your exams expire.

American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN) is accredited as a provider of nursing
continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on

The RAC-CT certification workshop is approved for 22.5 CEs.
California Only Statement: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider
#16860, for 22.5 Contact Hours.

To receive the member price, please visit www.AAPACN.org/Membership. AAPACN membership is not a requirement to register for, or attend, this educational activity. AAPACN RAC-CT Certification Workshop

  • Member Rate: $710
  • Non-Member Rate: $910
  • AAPACN Membership + Workshop: $868

Click here to register.

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 workshops@AAPACN.org. 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.

Event Details

  • August 8, 2023 - August 10, 2023
  • 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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Event Type

  • Onsite


Baymont Inn & Suites Executive 1 Room, Second Floor Bismarck, ND




      • Nursing
      • Revenue Cycle Managers

      Organization Types

      • Long Term Care (LTC)