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MDS Certificate Program – Illinois

Program Overview

This course is designed to provide participants with the roles and functions of MDS 3.0 in skilled nursing facilities. The concept of MDS 3.0 focuses on the optimal improvement of the residents assessment physical, mental,  psycho-social well-being while reporting quality of care & reimbursement payments

Intended Audience: 

This training is great for all SNF Team members including MDS Nurses, DONs, ADON, Rehab, Social Service, Admissions, Restorative Nurse, Nurse Managers, Business Office, Nurse Practitioners, etc.

Learning Objectives:   

  • MDS 101 Basic MDS 3.0 Essentials
  • 4 day live or virtual workshop training
  • Intro to MDS 3.0 for SNF
  • Understanding the importance of reference dates
  • Determining Significant Change Guidelines for Residents
  • Review and Practice of the MDS 3.0 form
    Exam I Review

    MDS 102- Mastering Medicare Part A for Skilled Nursing Facilities 

    required one day a week virtual class 3 weeks

    • Medicare Basics
    • Review and Practice Medicare Part A Assessment Scheduling
    • Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM)
    • IPAs
    • Intro to ICD-10 mapping for MDS
    • Section GG Review
    • Exam II

MDS Certificate Program – Illinois

In Classroom Workshops

All in classroom workshops meet at 2700 Patriot Blv Suite 250 Glenview, IL

Illinois MDS Certificate Program 2020, 2700 Patriot Blvd Suite 250 Glenview, IL

  • May 11-14 10am-2pm & (PDPM/Medicare) May 19, 26 & June 2, 6pm-7:00pm CST Virtual
  • July 13-16 10am-2pm & (PDPM/Medicare) August 4, 11 & 18, 6pm-7:00pm CST Virtual
  • August 17-20 10am-2pm & (PDPM/Medicare) August 25, September 1 & 8, 6pm-7:00pm CST Virtual

** Live classroom &  virtual course workshops will have required video lessons.

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Nearest hotel information: Staybridge Suites 2600 Lehigh Avenue Glenview, Illinois 60026 United States (walking distance from training site no special rates at this time)

Live Virtual Workshops & 8 Week Programs (Great for Beginners)

Self Paced Course – 8 Modules Video Course

  • Designed for busy clinicians unable to meet scheduling requirements
  • Recorded course in the same format as live sessions
  • One final exam with the passing of 80% required (two attempts)
  • A hard copy of books and materials is shipped to personal address or facility (please specify if shipping to the facility)

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Cost: $750.00  includes hard copy books and materials.

  • Payment Plans are available:
  • Final payment due before the start of class.

Accreditation: This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure: To receive 20 contact hours, participants must complete all modules on our online platform.  No partial credits will be allowed. (All planners and presenters have no conflict of interest to report for this course) No contact hours will be awarded after Dec 2021

Contact hours awarded: 20

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To register by check:

All checks should be made payable to:

MDS Training Institute
5700 Tennyson Parkway Suite 350
Plano, TX 75024
Prior to the start of class