The American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC) is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to supporting long-term care nurses and professionals who provide quality care for nursing home residents across the nation. Since our founding in 1999, AANAC has earned the reputation as the premier resource and network for long-term care professionals involved in the RAI/MDS process. Now with more than 15,000 members working in more than 5,750 facilities, AANAC is committed to the success of the entire interdisciplinary team and delivers accurate and timely information, educational opportunities, advocacy in legislation, and a peer community of support.

Who are our members?

Our membership includes:

  • Nurse Assessment Coordinators/MDS Coordinators
  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Licensed Vocational Nurses
  • Directors/Assistant Directors of Nursing
  • Administrators
  • Billing Professionals
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech Therapists
  • Social Workers
  • Health Information Professionals
  • Activities Professionals
  • Dieticians

What do we offer?

Through our website, online member community, gold-standard certification and education programs, practical tools, partnerships and conferences, AANAC keeps our members up to date on the ever-changing body of knowledge for long-term care resident assessment and care planning, including:

  • Resident assessment instrument (RAI)/minimum data set (MDS 3.0) process
  • Clinical assessment and care planning
  • Medicare reimbursement processes
  • Nurse leadership and management
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Quality Indicators and Quality Measures
  • Survey processes and management
  • Legislative policy

Whether you are a clinician or a business that supports the long-term care field, you will benefit by becoming involved with AANAC.

Interested in joining us? Explore the benefits of membership.