Minimum Data Set - MDS 3.0

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MDS 3.0: The Basics
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 (RAI) correctly. 

Advanced MDS 3.0: Beyond the Basics
Learn the knowledge and skills to accurately and efficiently identify, understand and schedule various MDS 3.0 assessments, and understand the Care Area Assessment (CAA) process, including triggers, and the care plan requirements.  Ensure that each part of the larger RAI process is completed according to policy.

This training is based on the MDS RAI 3.0 Version 1.17.2 (Effective October, 2020). CMS is releasing a new version which will go into effect in October 2023.

 

To be notified about training on these updates, please complete this survey.

If you have questions, please email us at [email protected].

Register for MDS 3.0: The Basics Online Modules
On Demand & Self-Paced

 

The training provided by the University at Albany Center for Public Health Continuing Education will provide you with the knowledge and skills to start conducting MDS assessments and is the only training approved by the New York State Department of Health. There is no MDS (Minimum Data Set) certification requirement at the state or national level.

This training is based on the MDS RAI 3.0 Version 1.17.2 (Effective October, 2020). CMS is releasing a new version which will go into effect in October 2023.

 

To be notified about training on these updates, please complete this survey.

Cost is Per Attendee:

The Basics Modules 6-part series is $295 (a savings of $155) or $75 per module

To purchase the full 6-part series, choose any module in PHTC-online.org and click "Enroll in Training".
Once you are in the payment screen you will have the option to choose "Purchase All Six Basic Modules".

(See below for module descriptions)

Refund Policy

For self-paced, online training - Refunds are allowed for up to 30 days from the date-of-purchase if you have not begun training. To request a refund please forward your purchase receipt and the reason for your requested refund to [email protected] There is a $25 processing fee on all refunds. 

Questions?

Frequently Asked Questions about MDS 3.0 modules

If you have any other questions, please email us at [email protected]


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Module Descriptions & Continuing Education Credits

This series of live online webinars offers detailed and specific information on each item on the MDS as well as an introduction to the Care Area Assessments (CAAs), Scheduling, and Care Planning. With content presented in six different modules, there is something for each member of your Interdisciplinary team, in a format that minimizes travel costs and maximizes flexibility and efficiency.

  • Module 1. MDS: The Big Picture
    This module is designed for administrators and high level staff. This first module deals with the need for accurate and effective use of the MDS for care and addresses barriers to adoption and how to overcome them. 

    University at Albany School of Public Health is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This offering is approved for 1 nursing contact hour(s).

  • Module 2. Coding A, B, H, J, N, P, X, Z
    This module is designed for all members of the interdisciplinary team with particular relevance for nursing staff and MDS coordinators, this webinar will cover coding for Sections A, B, H, J, N, P, X and Z. 

    University at Albany School of Public Health is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This offering is approved for 2 nursing contact hour(s).

  • Module 3. Coding C, D, E, F, Q
    This module is designed for all members of the interdisciplinary team, with particular relevance for nursing staff, MDS coordinators, and social work and activities staff, this webinar will cover the coding for Sections C, D, E, F, and Q.

    University at Albany School of Public Health is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This offering is approved for 2 nursing contact hour(s).

  • Module 4. Coding G, GG & O
    This module is designed for all members of the interdisciplinary team with particular relevance for therapy staff, this section will cover the coding for Sections G, GG, and O.

    University at Albany School of Public Health is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This offering is approved for 2 nursing contact hour(s).

  • Module 5. Coding K, I, L, M
    This module is designed for all members of the interdisciplinary team with particular relevance for nursing staff, MDS coordinators, and nutrition and dietary staff, this section will cover the coding for Sections K, I, L and M.

    University at Albany School of Public Health is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This offering is approved for 2 nursing contact hour(s).

  • Module 6. MDS CAAs/Scheduling
    This module is designed for all members of the interdisciplinary team with particular relevance for nursing staff and MDS coordinators, this section will cover an introduction to the Care Area Assessment (CAA) process and the scheduling requirements for OBRA assessments.

    University at Albany School of Public Health is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This offering is approved for 2 nursing contact hour(s).

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until August 31, 2023.

Learning Outcome for MDS Basics

As a result of this activity the learner will enhance their knowledge and competence in the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI).

Disclosure Statements

The planners, moderator, 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.

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.

Register for Advanced MDS 3.0: Beyond the Basics Online Modules
On Demand & Self-Paced

 

The training provided by the University at Albany Center for Public Health Continuing Education will provide you with the knowledge and skills to understand the MDS care area assessments and is the only training approved by the New York State Department of Health. There is no MDS (Minimum Data Set) certification requirement at the state or national level.

This training is based on the MDS RAI 3.0 Version 1.17.2 (Effective October, 2020). CMS is releasing a new version which will go into effect in October 2023.

 

To be notified about training on these updates, please complete this survey.

Cost is Per Attendee:

The Advanced Modules 3-part series is $295 (a savings of $155) or $150 per module

To purchase the full 3-part series, choose any module in PHTC-online.org and click "Enroll in Training".
Once you are in the payment screen you will have the option to choose "Purchase All Three Advanced Modules".

Refund Policy

For self-paced, online training - Refunds are allowed for up to 30 days from the date-of-purchase if you have not begun training. To request a refund please forward your purchase receipt and the reason for your requested refund to [email protected] There is a $25 processing fee on all refunds. 

Questions?

Frequently Asked Questions about MDS 3.0 modules

If you have any other questions, please email us at [email protected]


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Webinar Descriptions

This series of self-paced, online modules offers detailed and specific information on the Care Area of Assessments (CAAs), Scheduling, and Care Planning.

  • Advanced Module 1. Intro to CAAs and Identifying CAAs

    Learning Outcome: As a result of this activity, learners will expand their knowledge and competence in Care Area Assessments.

  • Advanced Module 2. Care Area Assessments and Care Planning

    Learning Outcome: As a result of this activity, learners will expand their knowledge and competence in Care Area of Assessments and Care Planning

  • Advanced Module 3. Identifying Assessments and Understanding Timelines

    Learning Outcome:
    As a result of this activity, learners will expand their knowledge and competence in Assessments and Understanding Timelines

Continuing Education Credits

University at Albany School of Public Health is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This offering is approved for 2 nursing contact hour(s).

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until August 31, 2023.

Disclosure Statements

The planners, moderator, 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.

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.

MDS 3.0: A Primer

Discussing Return to Community Living: Best Practices for MDS Section Q

The training provided by the University at Albany Center for Public Health Continuing Education will provide you with the knowledge and skills to start conducting MDS assessments and is the only training approved by the New York State Department of Health. There is no MDS (Minimum Data Set) certification requirement at the state or national level.

MDS 3.0 RAI Manual, (CMS)

NYS MDS 3.0 Requirements, including Sections S & Z

If you have questions, please email us at [email protected].

 

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