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Original Release Date: 02/23/2021
Review Date: 06/01/2022
Credit claim for this activity will end at 11:59 PM 06.31.2024
In contrast to how clinicians use documentation within the medical record, 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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Physicians, Fellows, Residents, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists across the system.
After participating in this activity, the learner should be able to:
•Describe the impact that accurate and specific documentation of pressure injuries can have for metrics related to safety and quality of care
•Identify updated terminology and staging of pressure injuries
•Define the documentation requirements for precise coding of pressure injuries
•Review some common pitfalls surrounding documentation of pressure injuries