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MDS Certificate Program – Texas

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

  • Intro to MDS 3.0 for SNF
  • Understanding 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 

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

MDS Certificate Program – Texas

In Classroom Workshops:

April 17-20, 2023 – Mckinney, Texas

May 8-11, 2023 – Mckinney, Texas

May 15-18, 2023 Houston, Texas

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

Self Paced Course – 8 Modules Video Course

  • Designed for busy clinicians unable to meet scheduling requirements
  • Recorded course in same format as live sessions
  • Two exams with passing of 80% required (two attempts)
  • Hard copy of books and materials shipped to personal address or facility (please specify if shipping to facility)
  • Up to 60 days to complete program requirements (May complete when all requirements are met) 20 hours coursework.

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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.

 Register Here

To register by check:

All checks should be made payable to:

MDS Training Institute
7300 State Highway 121 Suite 300
Mckinney, TX 75057
Prior to the start of class