RAC-CT Certification Virtual Workshop 3/15/2022 Blue Glacier
- Registration Closed
Increase your knowledge of clinical assessment and care planning, completion of the MDS, the regulations surrounding the RAI/MDS process, and managing the PDPM by attending an AAPACN Resident Assessment Coordinator-Certified (RAC-CT) certification workshop. Having the RAC-CT credential behind your name shows you are a knowledgeable and capable MDS professional. RAC-CT certification is the nationally recognized gold-standard in resident assessment in the long-term care nursing profession. By earning this credential, individuals have shown their expertise in skilled nursing facility prospective payment system and minimum data set (MDS 3.0) assessment.
Your registration includes six days of online instruction from a Master Teacher covering the ten courses of the RAC-CT program, access to the online materials used during the workshop, and access to the ten certification exams required to earn the credential.
This workshop will be hosted online, through a virtual platform.
This workshop will take place over the days listed below. All times are listed in Mountain Standard Time (MST). If you are unsure what time this workshop will begin where you are, please use this link as a quick reference: www.worldtimebuddy.com
- Week 1: March 15-17
- Week 2: March 22-24
- Time: 7 am - 11 am daily (MST)
Access additional program and workshop information (including CEs and cancellation policy) here.
Hosted by: Blue Glacier Healthcare
Stacy Grondel, RN, BSN, RAC-MT, CMAC
Director of Medical Review and Education
Avalon Health Care
Stacy has been working in long-term care for more than 16 years and is recognized for her expertise in the RAI process, audits and appeals, clinical processes, and clinical reimbursement. She started working with the RAI process as an MDS nurse in 2009, and won the “Founders Scholarship” from AANAC. In 2014, she became the regional director of clinical reimbursement and oversaw 19 buildings in three different states. She’s trained several MDS nurses and regional MDS consultants, many of whom have become experts as well. She is currently the director of medical review and education for Avalon Health Care Group and is responsible for over 48 skilled nursing facilities. She became a master teacher in August 2018 and has enjoyed teaching workshops throughout the country. Stacy joined the AAPACN Expert Advisory Panel in August 2019. She has recently formed an MDS Council in Utah to help troubleshoot issues and educate MDS nurses. Stacy loves the RAI process and the MDS. She finds great joy in teaching others the value of the MDS nurse role and how it can impact the lives of the residents they serve.