HCPro Boot Camp Instructor

Dawn Valdez

Dawn Valdez, RN, LNC, CCDS, is a clinical documentation integrity (CDI) education specialist for HCPro, a Simplify Compliance brand, in Middleton, Massachusetts. Dawn serves as a full-time instructor for the CDI Boot Camps and a subject matter expert for ACDIS. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the healthcare industry including ICU nursing, legal nurse consulting, and was a nurse manager for a large TPA for which she started a nurse audit program. Dawn has also given numerous lectures on healthcare related topics over the last two decades.

Prior to joining ACDIS and HCPro, she was a clinical educator and manager of CDI for a large hospital system, where she conducted boot camp training, managed CDI staff, performed staff audits, and provided educational classes to both coding and CDI.

Dawn has been a former presenter at the national ACDIS conference and has taught at several ACDIS state chapter conferences. She is a frequent guest on the ACDIS CDI Podcast.