Educational Opportunities


Upcoming Webinars: 

RoP Interpretative Guidance Phases 2 & 3

August 30 & August 31 - 10AM

On June 29, 2022, CMS released revised Long-Term Care surveyor guidance, including clarifications and technical corrections of Phase 2 guidance issued in 2017, new guidance for Phase 3 issued in 2019, and guidance on the new arbitration requirements which became effective September 2019. Surveyors will begin using this guidance to identify noncompliance on October 24, 2022. This two-part educational webinar will explain the updates and changes of the regulations and guidance. Attendees will be able to gain knowledge on developing actions plans for achieving compliance related to the updates and changes. Attendees will be able to ask questions to gain clarification from an expert in health law.

Target Audience: Administrators, Assisted Living Managers, Directors of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nurses, and Clinical Leaders

*2 NAB & NCIA CEs Available*

Single Session:

Members Free/ Non-Members $40

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The Proficient Infection Preventionist

This 12 month webinar series emphasizes skill building for the Post-Acute Care Infection Preventionist with a focus on establishing and managing an effective IPC program in the SNF/LTC/AL setting. This series will provide a framework for supporting the Infection Preventionist with solid systems for sustained infection control, resources for compliant surveillance, data collection and outbreak management, and guidance for managing evolving regulatory requirements through a monthly remote learning group with other Infection Preventionists nationwide. Recordings or live sessions are included with the webinar purchase.

Target Audience: Administrators, Assisted Living Managers, Infection Preventionist, Directors of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nurses, and Clinical Leaders

Full Series:

Members $800/ Non-Members $1,400

Single Session:

Members $75/ Non-Members $125

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The MDS Mastermind

This 8-week webinar series emphasizes skill building for serving effectively as the MDS/RAI Coordinator. New or seasoned MDS Staff will improve mastery of the MDS and detailed coding implications for ensuring proper reimbursement, accurate Quality Measures, and survey preparedness.

Sessions will offer a refresher of critical MDS 3.0 concepts for those new to MDS, as well as expanded content targeting:

  • Overcoming common coding and documentation errors
  • Avoiding the most prevalent PDPM and Case Mix Index (CMI) missed opportunities
  • Preventing MDS related survey deficiencies and current medical review risks
  • Effective Person-Centered Care Planning
  • QM & SNF QRP Accuracy

Target Audience: Administrators, MDS/RAI Staff, Nurse Leaders, QA/QAPI Team Members, and PT, OT, and ST Team Members

Full Series:

Members $530/ Non-Members $930

Single Session:

Members $75/ Non-Members $125

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Assisted Living Manager Training Program 

September 19 - September 23


3877 N. 7th St. Suite 280

Phoenix, AZ 85014

Application Criteria

Pre-requisite for the Assisted Living Manager Training program is to have a valid form of ID, an Arizona Caregiver Certificate obtained after August 2013 (unless you are licensed in Arizona as an MD, DO, RN, LPN, or Arizona Nursing Care Institution Administrator), a valid fingerprint clearance card, valid CPR/First Aid card, and an Arizona food handler's card.

Assisted Living Manager Training Program Structure

*Applications will be processed Monday - Friday 9 AM - 3 PM*

  • Step One: Submit the registration packet with additional documents prior to check-in.
  • Step Two: Attend, study, and complete the curriculum.
  • Step Three: Arizona LeadingAge will register the individual for the State Exam.
  • Step Four: Take the state exam and pass!

Caregiver Training Bridge Program 


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Caregiver Training Program 

Coming this September/October!

Dates are to be determined.


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On-Demand Webinars: 

Liability Workshop: Understanding COVID-19's Impact

Arizona LeadingAge is offering a Liability Workshop to understand the newly passed liability protection legislation for businesses in Arizona.  

The session will go over the new liability laws, specific required documentation, and best practices to protect your organization under the new Arizona law.

Members $30/Non-Members $75


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