2021 Pneumonia Documentation [IEM]

CDI and Quality depts. routinely track coding results that affect their business lines.  This data has indicated a need for understanding the implications of coding on many metrics that both hospitals and clinics follow to include, but not limited to: accuracy of primary dxs, LOS, DRGs, Readmission, Mortality, PSIs, HACs, and POA indicators.  The need for continued conversations regarding these various metrics, indicates the need for more formalized resources available to educate providers.

For further study:

www.cms.gov

Target Audience

Physicians, Fellows, Residents,  Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists across the system.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the learner should be able to:

1.  Recognize the difference between clinical classifications of pneumonia and coding classifications of pneumonia.

2.  Recognize how documentation of a specified pneumonia impacts the allowable length of stay (LOS).

3.  Identify the recommendations for pneumonia documentation when cultures are inconclusive.

 

 

Commercial Support:

No commercial support was received for this activity.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) MOC Part 2 Medical Knowledge
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 Medical Knowledge points in the American Board of Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • 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
Course opens: 
12/08/2021
Course expires: 
12/30/2022
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Temple, TX 76504
United States

Planner/Author:

Dr. Elizabeth Aguirre, MD
Clinical Documentation Improvement Program
Inpatient Clinical Documentation Physician Lead

 

Planners:
Dr. Sunita Varghees, MD, PhD, CHCQM
VP System Clinical Documentation Improvement

 

Planner/Author Disclosure:

Planners/Authors for this enduring material, Dr. Varghees and Dr. Aguirre, have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

 

Developer:
Brittany Gonzales

 

 

Accreditation: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health, designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.  It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Available Credit

  • 0.25 American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) MOC Part 2 Medical Knowledge
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 Medical Knowledge points in the American Board of Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • 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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