CDI mortality reviews, ACDIS updates from the team

Today’s show is hosted by ACDIS Associate Editorial Director Linnea Archibald, Editor and Product Coordinator Karla Accorto, and Associate Editor Jess Fluegel. Today’s show provides a glimpse behind the scenes of all things ACDIS in a more casual, conversational format. It also features a conversation about CDI mortality reviews with Keisha Downes, BSN, RN, CCDS, CCS, MBA-HM, CDI director at Tufts Medicine health system in Boston.

Our intro and outro music for the ACDIS Podcast is “medianoche” by Dee Yan-Kay and our ad music is “Take Me Higher” by Jahzzar, both obtained from the Free Music Archive.

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CEU info:

Each ACDIS Podcast episode now offers 0.5 ACDIS CEUs which can be used toward recertifying your CCDS or CCDS-O credential for those who listen to the show in the first two days from the time of publication.

To receive your 0.5 CEUs, go to the show page on, located under the “Resources” tab. To take the evaluation, view the podcast recording at the bottom of the show page on and click the live link at the end. Your certificate will be automatically emailed to you upon submitting the brief evaluation.

The cut-off for today’s episode CEU is Friday, January 20, at 11:00 p.m. eastern. After that point, the CEU period will close, and you will not be eligible for the 0.5 CEUs for this week’s episode.

ACDIS update: