COUGH to Determine a Gram-Negative Pneumonia
Adriana Cecchini, MSN, RN, CIC, CDI specialist at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts
Participants will learn to use the COUGH acronym—a fun and easy way to evaluate the diagnosis of...

Why All the Confusion? The Fallacy of ICU Delirium
Vajeeha Sadi-Ali, MD, CCDS, assistant professor of medicine and physician advisor for CDI at Audie Murphy VA Hospital, UT Health San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas, and Merle Zuel, RN, CCDS, RN advisor of CDI at Kansas...

Sepsis Coding and Documentation Perspectives
Rhoda Chism, MHL, RN, CCDS, CCS, CPHQ, manager of CDI audit and education, and Sheila Duhon, eMBA, RN, CCDS, CCS, A-CCRN, national director of CDI operations and education at Steward Health Care in Dallas, Texas, plus Cindy...

To the Heart of the Matter: Definitions and Clinical Indicators for Accurate Documentation and Coding of CHF
Trey La Charité, MD, FACP, SFHM, CCS, CCDS, medical director of CDI and coding at the University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville in Knoxville, Tennessee...

Acute Kidney Injury: Developing Dashboards for Early Identification and Validation
David Balt, DO, AAFP, ABFM, physician advisor, Clarissa Barnes, MD, CHCQM-PHYADV, FACP, physician advisor, and Stacy Reck, MBA, RHIA, CDIP, director of CDI and UR, at Avera Health in...

COVID-19: Clinical Manifestations
Emmel Golden, MD, FCCP, CCDS, CRCR, chief clinical officer at Enjoin based in Germantown, Tennessee
During this session, participants will learn clinical indicators for common manifestations, as well as acute and post-COVID-...

Updates in Challenging Pediatric Diagnoses: Kawasaki Disease, MIS-C, Heart Failure, and Immunodeficiency
Lucinda Lo, MD, pediatric attending hospitalist and physician advisor for CDI & CM at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Media, Pennsylvania, Amy Sanderson,...

794 or 795: Identifying Complicating Factors in Newborns and Neonates
Glen Nielson, MSN, RN, CDI specialist with Optum360 in Chandler, Arizona, and Heather Sandstrom Schipma, RN, CDI specialist with Optum360 in Phoenix, Arizona
Denial prevention has become a...

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