2021 Documenting Acid-Based and Electrolyte Disorders [IEM]
In contrast to how clinicians use documentation within the medical recorded, payers’ and governmental agencies’ use documentation within the medical record to ensure resources were utilized appropriately and to evaluate the quality of care provided. This perspective and system to evaluate care through documentation are not taught in medical school and too often are not taught in residency
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This CME activity type is an enduring material. Physicians who complete the enduring material may claim the full amount of credit designated for the activity, regardless of the amount of time it took the physicians to complete the activity.
Physicians, Fellows, Residents, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists across the system.
After participating in this activity, the learner should be able to:
- Assess why laboratory(lab) abnormality clarification clinical documentation improvement(CDI) queries are sent
- Describe what are the most commonly queried acid-base and electrolyte abnormalities
- Review some basic clinical facts about these conditions*
- Explain more about the need and impact of accurate coding of these conditions
This activity was planned, reviewed, edited, and approved for use as the curriculum for the Baylor Scott & White Health organization by:
Sameera Vohra, MD, MPH
Clinical Documentation Improvement Program
Clinical Documentation Improvement Coach
Sunita Varghees, MD, Phd, CMQ
VP System Clinical Documentation Improvement
Baylor Scott & White Health
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:
*This content is not related to products or business lines of an ACCME-defined commercial interest
**There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests for anyone who was in control of the content of this activity.
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- 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 0.25 Attendance
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