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Live In Person Seminars

CANCELLED - RAC-CT Workshop - (April)

4/7/2020 - 4/9/2020

, Lewis Center , Ohio
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RAC-CT Workshop

On line registration is not available for this program. Please print the registration brochure on this website, and then either scan and email to Debbie Jamieson,, or fax to our office at 614-436-0939.


April 7, 8, 9, 2020

Ohio Health Care Association office
55 Green Meadows Drive South
Lewis Center, Ohio 43035

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Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, 100 S. Green Meadows Drive, Lewis Center, Ohio 614-880-4300
Cambria Suites, 9100 Lyra Drive, Columbus, Ohio 614-841-9100
Hampton Inn & Suites, 8411 Pulsar Place, Columbus, Ohio 614-885-8400
Hyatt Place, 7490 Vantage Drive, Columbus, Ohio 614-846-4355

Increase your knowledge of clinical assessment and care planning, completion of the MDS, and the regulations surrounding the RAI/MDS process by attending the three-day AANAC Resident Assessment Coordinator Certified (RAC-CT) certification workshop, which includes Patient-Driven Payment Model curriculum. Having the RAC-CT credential behind your name shows that you are a knowledgeable and capable MDS professional.

This certification is the most widely-recognized and respected MDS 3.0 certification available in the long-term care profession, as well as the mark of nurses who understand more than a paper form they understand resident assessment.

The workshop will increase your knowledge and skills required to perform accurate assessments using the RAI manual

This workshop covers the following content from the RAC-CT curriculum:

* Managing the Patient-Driven Payment Model in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist: Understand the six different payment components, and much more.

* Accurately Assessing Functional Status and the MDS 3.0: Understand the survey process as it relates to assessment or functional status

* Care Area Assessments: Identify the 20 care areas, documentation, requirements, and timing for completion

* Care Planning: Improve your critical thinking skills and understanding of interim and 'I Format' care plans so your residents have every opportunity to thrive while doing what they love in a way that works for them

* Five-Star Quality Rating System: Understand how the annual licensing and certification survey impacts your facilities Five-Star Quality Rating System

* Medicare Part A: Navigate your facility through government audits by helping other teammates capture the right assessment information and knowing what MDS documentation auditors will ask for when they arrive

* MDS 3.0 Coding for OBRA and PPS Parts 1 and 2: Learn how to accurately code the MDS 3.0

* OBRA Timing and Scheduling: Understand the requirements for scheduling and Timing OBRA-required assessments and how to appropriately use the discharge assessment as well as identifying the criteria for completing the Significant Change in Status Assessment

* Quality Measures: Understand the components of each Quality Measure score calculation and the facility processes necessary to achieve good scores

Training is from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Registration & Continental Breakfast each day begins at 7:30am)

Lunch: 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
(included in your registration fee)

Please note: schedule may vary dependent on audience interaction, start/end times may be adjusted, announcement will be made during class.


Robin L. Hillier, CPA, STNA, LNHA, RAC-CT

Robin L. Hillier is a healthcare executive dedicated to post-acute and long term care. She is a Certified Public Accountant, a State Tested Nursing Assistant, a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, and is Resident Assessment Coordinator Certified and a Master Teacher through the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC). Throughout her career she has been involved in all aspects of facility operations, including ownership roles. She is currently the Director of Reimbursement and Quality Metrics for Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin, Ohio; Co-Owner of Quality Life Services, a home health agency; and President of RLH Consulting, which provides operational and reimbursement consulting to providers of skilled nursing, assisted living and intellectual or developmental disabilities.

Ms. Hillier was elected to the Board of Governors of the American Health Care Association (AHCA) in 2010, and served for seven years. She is Past Chair of both the Ohio Health Care Association (OHCA) and its' Educational Foundation (EFOHCA). She also serves on the AANAC Expert Advisory Panel. Ms. Hillier was a 2015 recipient of the Joe Warner Patient Advocacy award and the 2004 OHCA President's award. She is a graduate of both the AHCA Future Leader and Political Ambassador programs, and represented AHCA at the 2014 White House Summit on Working Families.
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 ($131/year) and take advantage of the reduced rate, sign up at

AANAC Fee Structure

AANAC Member rate: $600
AANAC Non Member rate: $800

Member Rate plus AANAC Membership: $731

You have 90 days from the date the final exams are launched to complete and pass them with a score of 80% or higher.

Participant Registration Cancellation
AAPACN and the Training Partner are not responsible for any fees incurred due to cancellations or postponements. Attendee cancellations must be submitted in writing via email to Registrants who are unable to attend may send a substitute in their place. Cancellations received more than 30 business days prior to the start date of the workshop will receive a full refund. Cancellations received 14-30 business days prior to the start date of the workshop will receive a full refund, minus a $250 processing fee paid to Training Partner. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received less than 13 business days prior to the start date of the workshop except for emergencies or a visit from State Surveyors. State Surveyors must actually be in the building in order to receive a refund. No refunds will be issued for cancelations due to weather if the workshop itself is not cancelled.