QAPI Certified Professional Program
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 Export to Your Calendar 10/16/2019 to 10/17/2019
When: October 16-17, 2019
Where: Army Residence Community
7400 Crestway
San Antonio, Texas  78239
United States
Contact: Dorothy Ferrick, Events & Registration Manager
(512) 467-2242

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Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement (QAPI)
Certified Professional Program - Prep Workshop

October 16- 17, 2019  | 8 am - 5 pm
Army Residence Community • San Antonio, TX



Get the tools you need to prepare for and implement QAPI-mandated regulations in your long-term care facility with a preparatory workshop for QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) certification. Implementing quality assurance and process improvement (QAPI) strategies is nothing new in long-term care. What is new are the formal QAPI government standards and regulations. Following these principles helps you fulfill your mission to provide the best possible care and quality of life for residents.

Implement the five elements of the QAPI program. Evaluate your facility and create an ongoing improvement plan for your facility. Help your team understand and be involved in the process. Apply QAPI principles effectively. This two-day workshop will complement your nursing expertise with QAPI knowledge and skills to lead your team in quality initiatives.

        The QCP credential is perfect for:

        • directors of nursing services
        • QAPI managers
        • nurse managers RNs & LPNs
        • social service directors
        • activities directors
        • staff development directors


        • 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

        Note: The QCP Certification Examination – QCP exam is sold separately. Upon purchase, you will have access to the QCP certification exam in the online Classroom. To earn the credential you, must hold a current, active healthcare professional license and pass the examination with a score of 80% or better. Click here to purchase the QCP Certification Examination through AADNS


        Carol Hill MSN, RN, RAC-MT, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, CPC

        Carol Hill is president and primary consultant for Hill Educational Services Inc., a Long Term Care consulting and training company. Carol is a graduate of the University of North Alabama, where she received her Master’s Degree in Nursing in the teaching learning track.

        For over 25 years she has been involved in the long term care industry having worked as an MDS coordinator, DON, ADON, case review expert, quality resource specialist, and consultant/trainer. She is a Resident Assessment Coordinator-Master Teacher, Director of Nursing Services-Certified Master Teacher, QAPI Certified Professional-Master Teacher, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer and Certified Professional Coder. She has conducted MDS 3.0 training throughout the United States and has been a contributor to articles on the Minimum Data Set and Prospective Payment System.


        Join AADNS before registering for the workshop to secure the best pricing possible. Membership with AADNS is $199/year, saving you a total of $101 on both membership + workshop registration. Please note that registration is directly through AADNS.



        AADNS Member: $425
        Non-Member: $725


        Light refreshments will be served. Lunch is on your own and not included in the registration pricing.
        Click here for a map of nearby restaurants.

        Registration for the workshop does not include the certification exam, as it is sold separately from the course material. If you would like to purchase the certification exam, you may do so at any time though AADNS' online store.

        AADNS and the training partners are not responsible for any fees incurred due to cancellations or postponements. For a full cancellation policy, refer to the training partner registration page.


        Nursing Continuing Education Hours
        The American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing AAPACN* is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The QCP 2-day workshop is approved for 15 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 AADNS workshop attended.
        *The American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN) is the parent organization to AADNS.

        Completion Requirements
        CEs for the two-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.

        Disclosure(s): 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.


        The 2-day certification course will be held at the Army Residence Community in San Antonio, Texas. Light refreshments will be served, however lunch is not included in the registration fee.

        Looking for overnight accommodations? Click here for a list of hotels in the area.