Resident Assessment Coordinator Certified (RAC-CT) Certification Workshop

Event Detail
  • Date
  • May 14, 2024 –
  • May 16, 2024
  • Location
  • West Des Moines, IA
  • Hosting
  • Fees
  • $732 - $938

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:

  • MDS coding for OBRA and PPs, parts 1 and 2
  • OBRA timing and scheduling
  • Care area assessments
  • Introduction to Medicare Part A
  • Care planning
  • Accurately assessing functional status
  • 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 purchase before your exams expire.


AAPACN is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


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 AAPACN membership is not a requirement to register for, or attend, this educational activity. AAPACN RAC-CT Certification Workshop

Member rate: $732

Non-member rate: $938

New AAPACN membership + workshop: $895

To register, please go to or call 800-768-1880.


The Training Partner may cancel or postpone a workshop at any time. In the event of a cancellation, AAPACN will contact attendees and make a reasonable effort to find an acceptable substitute by rescheduling attendee’s registration or providing an on-demand, self-study alternative. AAPACN will refund an attendee’s registration fees if a substitution cannot be provided.

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 cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received 13 or less 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 cancellations due to weather if the workshop itself is not cancelled.


Contact AAPACN at

For more information:
Jillian Martin
Healthcare Consultant Director

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