AADNS Certification Prep Courses and Workshops

AADNS offers prep courses and workshops that will help you prepare for your certification exam. Top nurse educators with years of experience in long-term care have developed the content for these courses. 

You can select the format that best fits your learning style. Taking a course will broaden your knowledge and skill level and increase the likelihood of passing your certification exam. The courses also make great reference materials.

Director of Nursing Services–Certified (DNS-CT) Prep Courses

AADNS offers 10 courses that will help you prepare for the DNS-CT certification exam. They can be taken as a bundled package or purchased individually. These courses will help you prepare for the exam and provide you with a greater understanding of long-term care with proven strategies. You will learn how to:

  • Excel during surveys using tested best practices
  • Apply a team approach to quality improvement that honors resident preferences and leverages staff skills
  • Protect your residents with risk management plans that adhere to current compliance standards
  • Prevent burnout and minimize facility turnover by promoting communication and participation
  • Comply with human resource regulations, laws, and challenges, no matter the situation
  • Complement your nursing expertise with strong management skills

Courses include:

Three-day Workshop covering the above topics is worth 22.5 CEs

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QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) Prep Courses

Nationally recognized nurse educators have developed a five-part educational program that will make it easy for you to get ready for the certification exam and will help you become an expert in the process. Courses can be purchased individually or as a bundled package, depending upon your needs. The courses will help you:

  • Implement the five elements of the QAPI program
  • Evaluate your facility and create an ongoing improvement plan for your facility
  • Improve your team's understanding and involvement in the process
  • Apply the QAPI principles effectively
  • Lead your team in QAPI initiatives  

Courses include:

Two-day workshop covering the above topics is worth 15 CEs

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