RAI - MDS RES. CARE CAPs & Outcome Scales for Care Planning

This 4 hr course is offered to clinical staff who care plan for residents. The focus is on how the CAPs and Outcome Scales calculate and how they can be used to form individualized care plans. Each learner applies the information to one of their own residents.

Prerequisite: RAI-MDS RES CARE Coding 2 Day for Nurses OR RAI-MDS RES CARE for Interdisciplinary. Completion of 3-6 RAI-MDS assessments.

Clinicians are required to bring a Full or Quarterly MDS assessment of a Resident that they have completed, as well as the resident's triggered CAPs summary, Outcome Scales summary, and CAPs and Outcome Scales Trend Report.

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Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Resident Care Coordinators, RAI Leads, Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Nurse Leaders and Educators, Physiotherapists, Social Workers, Dieticians, Occupational Therapists, Recreational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Pastoral Care

4 hours


  • All VCH Employees, please click the Register button, if present, to register into a session.

  • Prior to attending educational sessions, you must obtain approval from your manager or supervisor if attending on scheduled work time (or if you expect to be reimbursed if attending outside of work time). Download this form, have it signed and then keep it for your records. Thank you.

    Available Sessions

    Apr 20, 2018, 8am - 12pm

    • Keung, Rachel
    • Finch, Lee

    George Pearson Centre, Classroom 3, 650 West 57th Ave., Van., BC. Free parking on street.
    ** This course is ONLY for staff who are sent from Residential Care Homes within VCH and PHC. If you have any questions, please email rai-residentialcare@vch.ca or call 604-219-4198.
    ** A gentle reminder to all registrants that VCH has a no scent policy and Learners may be asked to leave if they are wearing products with fragrance.

    Contact Info

    Jason Luey, Lee Finch or Rachel Keung