Coleman Earns AAPACN Train the Trainer for MDS Section GG Certification

Affinity Health Services’ Vice President of Clinical Reimbursement Tammy Coleman received American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN) certification for Train the Trainer for MDS Section GG in May 2021.

Tammy Coleman

Affinity Health Services Vice President of Clinical Reimbursement

AAPACN’s Section GG Train-the-Trainer certificate program provides on-going training to direct care staff to accurately report or document the resident’s performance in the 24 different section GG self-care and mobility activities.

AAPACN represents more than 15,000 post-acute care nurses and professionals working in more than 5,175 facilities. Dedicated to supporting these healthcare professionals in providing quality care, AAPACN provides innovative education programs to benefit any career stage—from nursing assistants and individuals new to the MDS coordinator or DNS role to seasoned veterans seeking best practices. AAPACN programs keep professionals up to date with the fast-changing complexities of post-acute care regulations.

Coleman, who is an RN, CNDLTC and RAC-CT, has previously earned a Certificate of Training in Infection Prevention in the Long-Term Care Setting. In addition, Tammy is a member of the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC).

She is a member of PADONA and a member of the Lycoming County Elder Abuse Task Force. She is also on the advisory committee for the Pennsylvania College of Technology nursing department.

Coleman began her healthcare career in long-term care in 2004 as an RN, Nursing Supervisor, Assistant Director of Nursing and Director of Nursing for a skilled nursing facility. She has been with Affinity for nine years.

Affinity Health Services Inc. is a consulting and management company specializing in administrative solutions for senior living communities. Affinity can provide full turnkey management or service the client’s needs in clinical, regulatory, marketing, human resources, financial and third-party billing. Affinity provides a full menu of training services and is an approved directed in-service training provider.

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