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450 Memorial Banquets, Chicopee, MA
Take your leadership and management talents to the next level with a preparatory workshop for AADNS’s Director of Nursing Services-Certified (DNS-CT) certification. Earning this credential validates your expertise, gives you the advantage among your peers, and helps you improve quality, communication, and resident care throughout the facility.
Meet the challenges of long-term care as they arise with strategies 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 burn-out and minimize facility turnover by promoting communication and participation. Comply with human resource regulations, laws, and challenges no matter the situation.
This three-day workshop will complement your nursing expertise with leadership and management skills to help you discover your true potential. Workshops are taught by individuals who go through rigorous requirements to become Master Teachers and who are experts in the field.
The DNS-CT credential is perfect for directors of nursing services, nursing home administrators, vice presidents of clinical services, and other long-term care professionals with management responsibilities.
The DNS-CT Certification Exams
Your workshop registration includes access to the DNS-CT certification exams in the online Classroom. To earn the credential you, must be an RN and pass the examinations with a score of 80% or better.
Join AADNS before registering to secure the best pricing possible. Membership with AADNS is $199/year.
Online registration will close 5 days prior to the start of the workshop. Payment MUST be received upon arrival or before the workshop begins in order to attend.
Please be patient and only click the register button ONCE.
DNS-CT Certification - Three-Day Workshop
The American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing AAPACN* is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The DNS 3-day prep workshop is approved for 22.5 CEs.
AAPACN* works in conjunction with the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) to provide nursing home administrators with continuing education credit for any AANAC workshop attended.
*The American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN) is the parent organization to AADNS.
CEs for the three-day workshop are based upon actual classroom attendance for the duration of the scheduled educational activity verified through sign-in sheets. If a student must leave before the activity is schedule to end or is late arriving, he/she will not receive full CE credit. Partial credit may be awarded. Each attendee, based on sign-in sheets/attendance, will receive the CE certificate upon completion of the education activity. The final certification exams are not a requirement for claiming a CE certification for the workshop.
AADNS and/or the training partner are not responsible for any fees incurred due to cancellations or postponements. Attendee cancellations must be submitted in writing to the AANAC office via email to workshops@AADNS-LTC.org. All cancellations received seven business days prior to the start date of the workshop will be refunded in full, minus a $50 processing fee. Refunds for cancellations received fewer than seven days prior to the start date of the workshop will not be issued, except for an emergency or a visit from State Surveyors. Registration fees cannot be transferred to another AADNS program.
Commercial support provided to AADNS or the training partner has in no way influenced or biased the content of the education activity. AADNS does not endorse commercial products or services within the education program. No AADNS Master Teacher has any conflicts of interest to disclose.