Welcome to MDS Training Institute!

MDS Training Institute is a training and education based organization designed to train healthcare professionals on the total Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), MDS (Minimum Data Set) 3.0 Process.

The trainings will both serve to teach and prepare new applicants for the position of MDS Coordinator and enhance the skills of those currently involved in the MDS 3.0 process.


MDS Training Institute (Formally known as Assessment Nurse Coordinators) has been training clinicians on the MDS/RAI since 2006.  We know first-hand how important this dynamic tool is in serving the Long-Term Care industry. The MDS 3.0, developed by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is a comprehensive assessment tool used primarily to assist facilities in providing Quality Nursing Care.


Just as important, it is also utilized to determine reimbursement rates for State & Federal (Medicare) funding programs. 


The MDS 3.0 Coordinator Certification program meets once a week for 7-8 sessions to assure the its trainees are equipped with the knowledge that is required to assist Skilled Nursing Facilities in successfully reporting of Quality of Care, & Maximization of State and Federal Reimbursement programs for the facilities that they serve.  


 MDS 3.0 Coordinator Certification Courses 

 Trainings are offered two ways for your convenience:

  • Interactive online classes with live instructors that lead the course and interact with students
  • Traditional classroom style in select locations.


RAI/MDS 3.0 Trainings for All Clinicians serving in Long Term Care

Completion of the MDS/RAI is an Interdisciplinary approach and each team members complete participation is vital. The MDS 3.0 serves as an assessment tool necessary to appropriately assess the actual and potential needs of each client that it serves.


The MDS 3.0 enables the facilities to receive proper reimbursements for the services provided.  Facilities may not have the time or resources available to appropriately train staff. Individuals such as DONs, ADONs, Social Service Directors, Activity Directors, and Dietary Managers are key players in supporting the MDS 3.0 process. We invite the opportunity to assist your management team in the learning process!


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