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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 (Amid Covid-19 All classes will be held in Live Virtual instructor-led format until further notice)

(In the Dallas Texas area? Make an appointment and stop by our office! We would love to meet you)


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.

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

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