ANCC Accredited Provider


The American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC) is a subsidiary of the American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN). Together with its sister association, the American Association of Directors of Nursing Services (AADNS), AANAC represents  more than 16,000 healthcare clinicians from over 5,750 nursing homes within the long-term and post acute-care care field, covering the full spectrum of the profession.

Together, AANAC members enhance the body of knowledge surrounding long-term care nursing, share and exchange information, and elevate the profession. As the trusted provider of MDS information since 1999, AANAC members have the tools and information needed to perform their jobs successfully and accurately, thereby providing better care to residents. With 24/7 access to our web resources and tools, regular email communications, and a peer-to-peer community, members are never out of touch from their professional association of choice.

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 
  • Regulatory requirements 
  • Quality Indicators and Quality Measures 
  • Legislative policy Patient-driven Payment Model
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.