Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 Training Information

The training content offers the most up-to-date information about the MDS 3.0 assessment tool. It is designed for nurses and focuses on the resident's clinical assessment. Other key facility's staff that completes any portion of the MDS are welcome to attend.

This MDS training program is approved for continuing education (CE) credits by the Alabama Board of Nursing (ABN). The ABN approved the Alabama Department of Public Health/Division of Healthcare Facilities as a continuing educational provider for nurses (ABNP0180-Expires 05/11/2021) and Social Workers ABSWE (Alabama Board of Social Work Examiner - Approved Provider #0009). Nurses must bring and swipe their continuing education card from the ABN in order to receive CE credit. The awarding of CE is also dependent on full course attendance.  All other disciplines will receive a certificate of completion.

Training Objective(s)

The one-day update program will consist of discussions of the revisions and changes made to the MDS assessment tool and manual.

The two-day training program is basic information for new MDS Coordinators with less than 6-8 months of experience. The training objectives include:

- Describing the intent and coding requirements of each MDS sections A-Z.
- Discussing the MDS assessment types and schedules.
- Identifying healthcare provider's role in discharge planning.
- Describing the Care Area Assessments and Care Planning process.
- Summarizing how to Correct and Submit Assessment

MDS 3.0 Training

Please select your preferred training date(s). Registration form must be received no later than two (2) week prior to each class dates.  Complete one registration form per participant.

Registration begins at 8:15 a.m.
Training Program: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Lunch is on your own

Training Handouts provided

Training Dates for 2018

The location of the training site is:

The RSA Tower, Room 982 (9th Floor Training Room)
201 Monroe Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Download the following documents for more MDS training class information.

Hotels, Directions and Parking: The RSA Towers

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Page last updated: March 28, 2018