RAC-CT Certification Virtual Workshop 8/13/2024 hosted by AHCA; taught by Cassie Crafton

9Increase 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 associated final certification exams with a score of 80% or higher. You will have one year from the date of the workshop before they expire. There are three exam attempts per course. Recertification is required every two years

*PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is geared towards those who are not yet RAC-CT certified. 

Your registration includes three days of virtual instruction from a Master Teacher, access to digital workshop materials, and access to the 10 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: August 13-15
  • Time:  9 am - 6 pm (ET), daily

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

Hosted by: AHCA


Cassie Crafton, RN, RAC-CTA, RAC-MT

MDS Consultant

Nursing Consultants

Cassie is a Registered Nurse with 24 years of experience in Long Term Care. She has held roles throughout her career as a Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, MDS Coordinator, and Medical Records. For the last 14 years, she has worked on many Quality Improvement projects for the State of Arkansas along with being a National Quality Reviewer for AHCA/NCAL. Cassie also assists with education events for Arkansas Health Care Association and is the Lead MDS Consultant for Nursing Consultants, Inc.

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