RAC-CT Certification Virtual Workshop 6/6/2023 by Zimmet Healthcare

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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 four 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


  • Days: June 6-9
  • Time: 10 am - 4:23 pm (ET), daily

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

Hosted by: Zimmet Healthcare


Alicia Cantinieri, MBA, BSN, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-CTA, QCP

VP of MDS Policy and Education

Zimmet Healthcare

Alicia Cantinieri is Senior Vice President of Clinical Policy and Education at Zimmet Healthcare Services Group, LLC. With an extensive and dedicated career spanning over 27 years in long-term care, she has been a valued part of the firm for more than 13 years, during which time she has held various roles. 

Alicia is a nationally recognized expert and speaker in the field, specializing in the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), Minimum Data Set (MDS) process, clinical reimbursement, care planning, compliance, and quality initiatives. She has earned a Certification in Healthcare Compliance (CHC). Alicia holds the prestigious AAPACN Resident Assessment Coordinator-Master Teacher (RAC-MT) designation. She has also achieved certifications as a Resident Assessment Coordinator Advanced (RAC-CTA), QAPI Certified Professional (QCP), and Director of Nursing (DNS-CT).

Alicia's academic accomplishments include an MBA from Louisiana State University Shreveport and a BS in Nursing from Wright State University. Her wealth of knowledge and experience continues to impact long-term care significantly.

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