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
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.

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

In Person Workshops Schedule

Register here for the Basic and Advanced In-person MDS 3.0 training.

Cost is $295 per training. Lunch and materials are covered in the cost.

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MDS 3.0: An Introduction
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.

Rensselaer - University at Albany, School of Public Health
March 5 - Basic
March 6 – Advanced

Syracuse - VanDuyn Home
March 19 – Basic
March 20 - Advanced

Substitutions are permitted. If you are no longer able to attend and cannot find a substitute you may request a refund minus a $25 processing fee. Please e-mail 7 days in advance to coned@albany.edu

MDS 3.0 RAI Manuals are available for purchase here. Designed to Accomodate Updates

Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

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 6 nursing contact hour(s).

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


MDS Webinars have been completed for 2017.

If you would like to be notified when the trainings will be offered again, please fill out this form.

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