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.

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.

2017 MDS 3.0 RAI Manuals are available for $15. Purchase here.
Designed to Accommodate Updates

 

If you have questions, please email us at coned@albany.edu.

Register for MDS 3.0: The Basics on PHTC-Online
(Launch date 1/10/2019)
Cost Per Attendee: purchase the 6 part series for $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".

2017 MDS 3.0 RAI Manuals are available for $15. Purchase here.
Designed to Accommodate Updates

Module Descriptions

This series of self-paced, online modules 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.  

  • 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.            

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Informational Flyer

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 coned@albany.edu. There is a $25 processing fee on all refunds. 

Continuing Education Credits

The University at Albany School of Public Health is an Approved Provider of continuing nurse education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

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

If you have questions, please email us at coned@albany.edu.

Register for Advanced MDS 3.0: Beyond The Basics on PHTC-Online
(Launch date 1/10/2019)
Cost Per Attendee: purchase the 3 part series for $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".

2017 MDS 3.0 RAI Manuals are available for $15. Purchase here.
Designed to Accommodate Updates

Module 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

  • Advanced Module 2. Care Area Assessments and Care Planning

  • Advanced Module 3. Identifying Assessments and Understanding Timelines

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Informational Flyer

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 coned@albany.edu. There is a $25 processing fee on all refunds. 

Continuing Education Credits

The University at Albany School of Public Health is an Approved Provider of continuing nurse education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

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

If you have questions, please email us at coned@albany.edu.

MDS 3.0: A Primer

New York's Common MDS Coding Errors: Strategies to Improve MDS Accuracy

Frequently Asked Questions

MDS 3.0 RAI Manual, (CMS)

NYS MDS 3.0 Requirements, including Sections S & Z

National Government Services

Activities of Daily Living Video used in "MDS 3.0: An Introduction" workshops
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MDS 3.0 RAI Manuals are available for purchase here. Designed to Accommodate Updates

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If you have questions, please email us at coned@albany.edu.