The CDI Specialist's Complete Training Guide, Second Edition

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The CDI Specialist’s Complete Training Guide, Second Edition

Laurie L. Prescott, MSN, RN, CCDS, CDIP

Get your CDI staff trained faster and working quicker

Your new CDI specialists start in a few weeks. While they have the right background to do the job, they still need orientation, training, and help understanding the core skills of their profession. Don’t spend time creating training materials from scratch.

ACDIS’ acclaimed CDI Boot Camp instructors have created The Complete Training Guide to serve as a bridge between your new CDI specialists’ first day on the job and their first effective steps reviewing records.

The CDI Specialist's Complete Training Guide, Second Edition is the perfect resource for CDI program managers to help new CDI professionals understand their roles and responsibilities.

This training guide provides:

  • An introduction for managers, with suggestions for training staff and guidance for manual use
  • Sample training timelines
  • Test-your-knowledge questions to reinforce key concepts
  • Case study examples to illustrate essential CDI elements
  • Documentation challenges associated with common diagnoses such as sepsis, pneumonia, and COPD
  • Sample policies and procedures

What’s new:

  • Updated for ICD-10-CM/PCS
  • Refreshed clinical and coding concerns by Major Diagnostic Category
  • Tools to address CDI record review targets for quality-of-care concerns
  • Risk assessment basics for expanded review focus
  • Downloadable query samples to reinforce industry guidance

Published: February 2018

Page Count: 240

Add Association of Clinical Documentation Integrity Specialists (ACDIS)

$20 discount on your one-year ACDIS Membership will be applied at check out.

ACDIS is a community of CDI professionals who share the latest tips, tools, and strategies to implement successful CDI programs and achieve professional growth.

ACDIS members receive: 

  • Advocacy and leadership from a peer-elected ACDIS Advisory Board, including peer-reviewed Position Papers and White Papers.
  • Weekly tips, news, and strategies in our e-newsletter, CDI Strategies
  • In-depth news and regulatory information, clinically-based articles, case studies on building successful CDI programs, and membership profiles in our bi-monthly electronic journal, the CDI Journal
  • An opportunity to network with peers and colleagues in the ACDIS Forum
  • Access to live and archived quarterly conference calls, hour-long networking discussions and an open Q&A with the ACDIS Advisory Board
  • Helpful tools accessed in our electronic Resource Library, including sample queries, policies, and archived conference presentations
  • Two free job postings a year, discounted additional posts, and the ability to post your resume on our Career Center
  • Opportunities to participate in an Official ACDIS Local Chapter in your area, under the leadership of the Chapter Advisory Board
  • Discounts to the annual ACDIS conference, CCDS certification, and CDI Boot Camps

To explore all that ACDIS has to offer, please
visit the ACDIS Web site.