Adult Malnutrition Documentation Improvement: Team Collaboration for Clinical Impact in the Hospital Setting
2.0 CE for Nurses; 2.0 CPEU for Dietitians / Dietetic Technicians - CDR level: III
This presentation focuses on identifying tactics and best practices to support medical coding workflow and interprofessional communications to improve adult malnutrition documentation, diagnosis, and care integration for at-risk adult patient populations in the hospital setting. Specific examples of recovery auditors’ rejections or denials are provided and ways to strengthen stronger documentation of malnutrition.
Presented by Terese Scollard MBA RDN LD FAND
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- Discuss the differences and similarities in diagnosis and intervention for Persistent Inflammation, Immunosuppression and Catabolic . Syndrome (PICS) and Post Intensive Care Syndrome-Survivors (PICS-S).
- Describe the mitochondrial and inflammatory changes seen in PICS and PICS-S.
- Identify the importance and role of nutrition in PICS and PICS-S management.
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1. Identify tactics that support medical coding workflow in acute care to improve documentation of protein-calorie malnutrition
2. Review relationships between the ASPEN/Academy Consensus Characteristics of Adult Protein-Calorie Malnutrition and the Global Leadership Initiative on Malnutrition
3. Propose opportunities for team collaboration to support clinical validation of the diagnosis of protein-calorie malnutrition.
4. Recognize malnutrition informatics as an avenue to support interprofessional communications and care integration for at-risk adult patient populations
Original Program Date: April 15, 2021; Expiration date: April 14, 2024 Continuing Education: 1.5 CE for Nurses; 1.5 CPEU for Registered Dietitians/Registered Dietetic Technicians - CDR level: II
Steps to obtain a certificate: 1) View the course 2) Pass the test 3) Complete an evaluation
Nestlé Health Science is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider with CDR, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Accredited provider number NE008. Activity Type for Dietitians: Self Study (740 Web Based) Nestlé Health Science is a Continuing Education Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing; Provider Number 11366.