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Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 Training Information

This program is designed for nurses and the information is clinical related.  Other key facilities' staff that completes any portion of the MDS are also welcome.  The training course offers the most up-to-date information about the MDS 3.0 assessment tool.
The MDS training program is approved for CEU credits by the Alabama Board of Nursing and the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners. The Alabama Board of Nursing approved the Alabama Department of Public Health/Division of Healthcare Facilities as a continuing educational provider (ABNP0180-Expires 6/16/2013).  The two-day training program is approved for CEUs.  Awarding of CEU is dependent on full course attendance.  All other disciplines will receive a certificate of completion.

Training Objective for the one-day update program

  • Discuss revisions and changes to the MDS assessment tool.

Training Objectives (Two-Day Training Program)

  • Describe the intent and coding requirements of each MDS sections A-Z.
  • Discuss the MDS assessment types and schedules.
  • Identify healthcare provider's role in discharge planning.
  • Describe the Care Area Assessments and Care Planning process.

2014 MDS 3.0 Training Schedule

Please select your preferred training date(s).  The training location site unless otherwise notified is:
The RSA Tower, Room 982 (9th Floor Training Room)
201 Monroe Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Registration begins at 8:45 a.m.
Training Program: 9:00 a.m. -  3:00 p.m.
Lunch is on your own

  • Registration form must be received no later than two (2) weeks prior to each class.
  • Complete one registration form per participant.
  • The two-day training program is basic information for new MDS Coordinators with less than 6-8 months of experience.

Training Dates for 2014

Download the following documents for more MDS training class information.

Return to MDS for more information. 

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