Keisha Downes, BSN, RN, CCDS, director of CDI at Wellsforce in Braintree, Massachusetts, answered these questions.

ACDIS celebrates CDI specialists annually with a full week of recognition for the profession through activities, education, and fun. This year’s CDI Week theme is CDI Kitchen: Recipes for a Successful Program, aiming to go back to the basics of what it takes to make a CDI program great.