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Adult Malnutrition Documentation Improvement: Team Collaboration for Clinical Impact in the Hospital Setting

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04/14/2024 11:59 PM (ET)

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Welcome to the final assessment for Adult Malnutrition Documentation Improvement: Team Collaboration for Clinical Impact in the Hospital Setting

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The presentation met course objectives. *

The subject matter was relevant to my practice. *

The material was presented clearly and was easily understood. *

The presenter delivered an effective, well-organized presentation. *

The educational activity will result in a change in my practice behavior. *

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Critical Thinking Evaluation Tool For Self-Study Programs

All questions must be answered upon completion of a self-study program prior to receiving a certificate of completion. A copy of this form will be available on the MyCE site in your Course History in addition to your CE certificate. For Dietitians A copy of this form should be kept by the CDR credentialed practitioner. CDR credentialed practitioners must have the form and the certificate in their files should they ever be audited. Failure to include both certificate and completed critical thinking tool will result in a failed audit and loss of the CPE credit.

Carefully reflect upon the learning that has occurred as a result of the completion of the self-study and answer the following questions that will be used to assess elements of essential critical thinking. Responses should be written in complete sentences and where appropriate refer to the relevant section of the self-study material.

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Course Description

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

Course Details

Presented by:

Terese Scollard MBA RDN LD FAND
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CE Expiration Date:
04/14/2024 11:59 PM (ET)

Course Objectives

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

Continuing Education:

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.