Clinical Documentation Improvement Boot Camp
Clinical Documentation Improvement Boot Camp
The original and the best CDI training! Trusted by thousands of CDI specialists as the go-to source for CDI education, this course teaches about MS-DRG methodology, including how MS-DRGs are assigned and how documentation affects code assignment and sequencing. It covers ACDIS-endorsed best practices for medical record review and compliant physician querying.
Laurie L. Prescott, MSN, RN, CCDS, CDIP, CRC, is the CDI education director with HCPro. Prescott serves as a full-time instructor for the CDI Boot Camp as well as a subject matter expert for the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS).Prescott is a frequent speaker on HCPro/ACDIS webinars and author of The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist’s Complete Training Guide. She started her nursing career in 1985 as a graduate of the University of Vermont School of Nursing. Since that time she has worked at a variety of organizations, including academic, large, and small community hospitals. She has worked in a number of nursing roles, including as manager in the areas of medical/surgical, ICU, PACU, and endoscopy. Her experience also includes specialization as a compliance officer.
Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS, is a CDI education specialist with HCPro. Brodie serves as a full-time instructor for the CDI Boot Camp as well as a subject matter expert for ACDIS. Her six years of CDI experience includes a background in consulting in which she provided program reviews and training to medical staffs, including physician education at various healthcare facilities.Brodie has implemented and overseen a CDI department in a small community hospital and helped with the revitalization of CDI at another facility. Her nursing experience includes mother/baby, L&D, pediatrics with urgent care, GI lab, and case management.
Allen Frady, RN, BSN, CCS, CCDS, is a CDI education specialist for HCPro, and serves as an instructor for ACDIS’ various CDI Boot Camps. Frady has 12 years’ experience as a coding and CDI consultant. He spent two years as a coding director at the Medical College of Georgia, and has experience in case management, step-down ICU, and cardiac telemetry.Frady graduated from the University of North Carolina Greensboro and has worked long-term contracts at facilities such as UNC Chapel Hill, Emory in Atlanta, and Forsyth in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He has conducted CDI education for systems such as Dignity Health, HSHS Hospital Systems, and Thomas Jefferson University.
Who should attend?
- CDI specialists, CDI supervisors, CDI managers/directors
- Inpatient coders, coding supervisors, coding managers/directors
- HIM managers/directors
- DRG coordinators
- Coding compliance specialists, coding compliance supervisors/managers/directors
- Quality improvement professionals, quality department managers/directors
- Utilization review/case management managers/directors
- Revenue cycle managers/directors
- Physician advisors/champions to CDI
- Hospitalist leadership
Accreditation Statements for the CDI Boot Camp library as a whole
NOTE: Credits are only offered after completion of all courses and the final exam.
AHIMAThis program has been approved for _19_ continuing education units for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)HCPro is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity for _21.5_ nursing contact hours is provided by HCPro.
California Board of Registered NursesHCPro is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing to provide _25.8_ nursing contact hours. California BRN Provider #CEP 14494.
Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS)This program has been approved for _21.5_ continuing education units towards fulfilling the requirements of the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) certification, offered as a service of the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS).
Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC)This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM board certified case managers. The course is approved for _19.5_ CE contact hours.
Continuing Medical Education (CME)HCPro is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. HCPro designates this educational activity for a maximum of _21.5_ AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.