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Minimum Data Set - MDS 3.0

These are the only MDS trainings in New York State that are approved by the
NYS Department of Health.

The MDS 3.0: An Introduction
Offered in 2 formats: In-Person Workshop (1 day) or Webinar Series (6 modules)

Learn the details needed to ensure a successful implementation of MDS 3.0 and gain an overall understanding on how to use the Resident Assessment Instrument correctly. 

Advanced MDS 3.0: Beyond the Basics
Offered in 2 formats: In-Person Workshop (1 day) or Webinar Series (3 modules)

Learn the knowledge and skills to accurately and efficiently identify, understand and schedule various MDS 3.0 assessments, and understand the CAA process, including triggers, and the care plan requirements.  Ensure that each part of the larger RAI process is completed according to policy.

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In Person Workshops Schedule

In-person offerings of MDS 3.0: An Introduction and MDS 3.0: Beyond the Basics will return in 2016!

Additional In-Person Workshops

Additional in person sessions may be scheduled if there is sufficient demand.  If you are interested in hositng a group session at your facility, please call us at (518) 402-0330 or email us at

Continuing Education Credits

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is an approved provider of continuing nurse education by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This offering is approved for 6 nursing contact hours.

Each workshop has been approved by the NYS Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators for continuing education credit for nursing home administrators. (6.0 credits)

The planners and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.


MDS Webinars are over for the winter.

We will be announcing in-person sessions in the late spring.