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Live In Person Seminars

RAC-CT Workshop - (Mason/Cincinnati) (March)

3/19/2019 - 3/21/2019

, Mason/Cincinnati , Ohio
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RAC-CT Workshop

On line registration is not available for this program. The registration brochure can be printed from this website. .


March 19th, 20th, and 21st
Great Wolf Lodge - Cincinnati/Mason
2501 Great Wolf Drive
Mason, OH 45040
(513) 459-8885

The Ohio Health Care Association is pleased to have teamed up with the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC) to bring forth the most respected MDS certification program to long-term care professionals in Ohio. This intensive, three-day program provides all the courses you need to sit for the exam. We invite all professionals involved in the RAI process to consider this important and valuable certification.

AANAC's Resident Assessment Coordinator - Certified (RAC-CT) certification is the distinguishing characteristic of an expert in resident assessment. AANAC's RAC-CT program has long set the national standard for skilled nursing facility PPS and MDS education. More and more employers are requesting RAC-CT certified applicants in their job postings as it has become the mark of a professional who is committed to their career and residents. Constantly reviewed and updated by a team of experts, the RAC-CT program will help you to distinguish yourself as a valuable asset to any long-term care organization. In this program, you?ll immerse yourself in clinical assessment and care planning, completion of the MDS, and the regulatory body surrounding the RAI/MDS process.

Courses include:
* MDS Coding for OBRA and PPS
* OBRA Timing and Scheduling
* Care Area Assessments
* PPS Timing and Scheduling
* Introduction to Medicare Part A
* Care Planning
* Accurately Assessing Functional Status
* Five-Star Quality Rating System
* Quality Measures
Program Information:

* Training is from 8am to 5pm (Registration begins at 7:30am)

* Lunch: 12pm to 1pm (included in your registration fee)

* You have 90 days to pass the final exams; upon successful completion, students will receive their RAC-CT certificate in
the mail


Scott Heichel, Director of Clinical Reimbursement

Scott Heichel, RN, RAC-MT, DNS-CT, CIC, and Director of Clinical Reimbursement for LeaderStat brings almost 25 years of healthcare experience and is recognized for his expertise in the RAI process and clinical reimbursement. Scott?s consulting work includes performing Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement reviews and educational programs for skilled nursing facilities and multi-facility operators. Scott has experience in and has testified as an expert witness in a large Medicare dispute case. Scott is a member of AANAC's (American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination) Expert Advisory Panel, recognized as a Master Teacher through AANAC for their RAC-CT MDS certification courses, and sits on the board as the Vice President of OANAC (Ohio Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators).

Contact Hours

Nurses: This program has been approved for 22.5 contact hours (complete program). The American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Administrators: This program has been submitted for 23 CEUs. The Ohio Health Care Association is an approved provider of continuing education by the Board of Executives of Long-term Services & Supports (BELTSS).

Occupational Therapists: This program has been submitted for 22.5 CEUs by the Occupational Therapy Section of the Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainers Board.

Physical Therapists: This program has been submitted for 22.5 CEUs by the Ohio Physical Therapy Association (OPTA).

AANAC membership is not required to complete this certification; however, AANAC members receive deep discounts on all AANAC offerings including this certification. Become an AANAC member ($119/year) and take advantage of the reduced rate, sign up at

REGISTRATION FEES: 3 Day Certification:

❒ $575 prior to March 5
❒ $685 March 5 and after

Certification + Membership
❒ $699 prior to March 5
❒ $809 March 5 and after

Certification Only
❒ $775 prior to March 5
❒ $935 March 5 and after