RAC-CT Certification Virtual Workshop 3/28/2023 by Pathway Health

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.

The RAC-CT certification program consists of 10 education courses designed for post-acute care professionals with at least six months of experience with the MDS/RAI process. If you have less than six months of experience, consider taking MDS Essentials as a foundation to get you started and make sure you’re prepared to succeed in the RAC-CT program. To earn the RAC-CT credential, you must successfully complete the 10 associated final certification exams with a score of 80% or higher. There are three exam attempts per course. Recertification is required every two years

This workshop will be hosted online, through a virtual platform. Your registration includes six days of instruction from a Master Teacher, access to digital workshop materials, and access to the ten certification exams. We suggest downloading and saving each PDF to a device of your choice. Although not required, you may print the PDFs at your own expense. If you decide to print your  materials, please remember that changes and updates are continually incorporated into the workshop materials.

All times are listed in Eastern Time (ET). 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 28-30
  • Week 2: April 4-6
  • Time: 9 am - 1:30 pm daily (ET)

Access additional program and workshop information (including CEs and cancellation policy) here.

Hosted by: Pathway Health


Colleen Toebe, RN-MSC, CWCN, RAC-MT

Pathway Health Services, Inc.

Ms. Toebe variety of professional experience includes critical care, long-term care, assisted living and home care nursing practice. Colleen’s long term care roles include Director of Nursing, Staff Development, Infection Control, Employee Health, Critical Acess Hospital Licensure, Medicare, MDS coordinator, and collaborating with Minnesota Quality Improvement Organization. She also has a desire to promote quality and has a Six Sigma Green Belt in Health Care. Also, Colleen is an MDS Master Trainer and a Medicare University Master Trainer for the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators. As a Nurse Consultant with Pathway Health, she has excelled in her performance in interim leadership roles both in the long-term care and assisted living. Developing educational programs, MDS 3.0 and Medicare training, as well as serving as a National Clinical Reimbursement Specialist. Colleen continued to develop and implemented educational and mentoring programs for nursing staff throughout the continuum of care. Colleen’s passion is to promote excellence in long term care through education, quality improvement, and facilitating change in the care of our aging society.

Skill Sets

  • Interim Director of Nursing
  • Interim Nurse Manager
  • Interim Assisted Living Director
  • Interim MDS Coordinator
  • Behaviors
  • Fall Prevention
  • Infection Control
  • Documentation
  • MDS Process Audit
  • Medicare Reimbursement Specialist
  • Survey Preparation
  • Survey Recovery
  • Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Programs
  • ICD 10 Coding
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