Package Includes

  • CCDS: Professionalism, Ethics, and Compliance (1 Contact Hour)

    Laura Bell, Maryn Griffin; Course Expiration Date: 12/31/25

  • CCDS: Impact of Reportable Diagnoses on Quality Care (1 Contact Hour)

    Laura Bell, Kathy A Jabour, Nicole Newman; Course Expiration Date: 12/31/25

  • CCDS: Healthcare Facility CDI Program Analysis (1 Contact Hour)

    Laura Bell, Andrew Tolep; Course Expiration Date: 12/31/25

  • CCDS: Communication Skills (1 Contact Hour)

    Sooa Devereaux, Gina Schultz; Course Expiration Date: 12/31/25

  • CCDS: IPPS Regulations, Reimbursement, and Documentation (1 Contact Hour)

    Sooa Devereaux, Gina Schultz; Course Expiration Date: 12/31/25

  • CCDS: Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (1 Contact Hour)

    Laura Bell, Susie Moniot; Course Expiration Date: 12/31/25

  • CCDS: Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Terminology (1 Contact Hour)

    Susie Moniot, Sooa Devereaux; Course Expiration Date: 12/31/25

  • CCDS: Medical Record Documentation (1 Contact Hour)

    Sooa Devereaux, Samantha Cantin; Course Expiration Date: 12/31/25

Goals and Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss four medical conditions and pharmaceuticals commonly used to treat the conditions in the hospital setting.
  • Determine two ways to resolve DRG/coding discrepancies between working CDI DRG assignment and final DRG assignment by a coder.
  • Identify at least three metrics used to evaluate CDI program productivity and performance, CDI specialist performance, and physician/provider performance in a CDI program.
  • Identify the components of Patient Safety Indicators (PSI) 90 and the importance of CDI in inpatient quality reporting.
  • Discuss the Medicare severity diagnostic related group (MS-DRGs) classification.
  • List five instances where documentation may require clarification.
  • Describe what documentation constitutes “provider documentation."
  • Identify important considerations in coding principal diagnosis, secondary diagnoses, discharge and transfer status, present on admission status, and healthcare-acquired conditions.
  • Recognize the importance of ethical practice as it applies to clinical documentation integrity (CDI), federal laws associated with ethical and compliant CDI practice, and at least three initiatives that ensure diagnosis-related group (DRG) compliance.

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Accreditation Information


In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP#13791

Disclaimer: Not all courses will provide California Board of Registered Nursing approval. Per California Assembly Bill No. 241, continuing education courses related to direct patient care shall address at least one or a combination of the following:(1) Examples of how implicit bias affects perceptions and treatment decisions of licensees, leading to disparities in health outcomes; or (2) Strategies to address how unintended biases in decision-making may contribute to health care disparities by shaping behavior and producing differences in medical treatment along lines of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, or other characteristics.



Relias LLC reports to CEBroker for the following boards (Provider # 50-1489): Arkansas State Board Of Nursing, District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing, Florida Board Of Nursing, Georgia Board Of Nursing, Kansas State Board of Nursing, Kentucky Board of Nursing, Michigan Board of Nursing, Mississippi Board of Nursing, New Hampshire Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board Of Nursing, North Dakota Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board Of Nursing and West Virginia Board Of Registered Nurses


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None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.