Type 2 MI CDI Scenario – May 2022
The CDI Scenario for May 2022 covers Type 2 MI in a 68-year-old male. The patient has many risk-factors and clinical indicators.
Pancreatitis CDI Scenario – April 2022
A 41 year old male presents with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain for 2 days goes to the ER as pain was out of control.
Respiratory Failure CDI Scenario – March 2022
The March CDI Scenario covers respiratory failure in a 68 year old male. Also learn clinical indicators and treatment for COPD exacerbation.
Gallstone Pancreatitis CDI Scenario – February 2022
The CDI Scenario for February 2022 covers gallstone pancreatitis. A 68 year old female presents with epigastric and upper right quadrant pain.
Complication of a Device CDI Scenario – January 2022
The CDI Scenario for January 2022 covers complication of a device, specifically with a Foley catheter causing UTIs.
Hemiplegia Secondary to Stroke Outpatient CDI Scenario – December 2021
December’s CDI Scenario covers hemiplegia secondary to stroke. A 78 year old diabetic male with a history of falling goes to the doctor.
Neurogenic Shock and Spinal Shock CDI Scenario – November 2021
November’s CDI Scenario covers neurogenic shock and spinal shock. A 58 year old male enters the ER after hitting his head.
Pneumonia and COVID CDI Scenario – October 2021
October’s CDI scenario covers pneumonia and COVID-19. A 60 year old male patient presents with COVID and worsening hypoxia.
Shock CDI Scenario – August 2021
H&P: 58 yr old male with chest pain and SOB presents to the ER. Troponins ordered along with EKG revealing nonspecific ST changes with rising levels. Cardiology consult for NSTEMI with orders for ASA 325mg x1, Nitropaste, and o2. While waiting on consult, patient became lethargic and pale with fingertip cyanosis noted. Repeated VS showed:…
The Role of a Physician Advisor
Given the heightened focus on documentation and impacts to healthcare organizations from both a financial and quality perspective, it is imperative that clinical documentation improvement (CDI) leaders implement an effective strategy to develop a physician advisor program. The success of a CDI physician advisor program hinges upon defining the physician advisor’s role. A physician advisor…
AKI with ATN CDI Scenario – July 2021
H&P: Patient presented with shortness of breath and palpitations noted to be in atrial fibrillation and with AKI. Patient with baseline creatinine of 1.1, noted as 1.5 on admission. Give IVF for AKI and monitor labs. Platelets 64, consult Hematology for ITP treatment recommendations PMH: Idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura (ITP) treated in past with IVIG with…
Developing Introduction to CDI for Providers and Physician Advisors – UASI Lunch and Learn: CDI Program Management Series
Click the button below to download a PDF of Alyson Swinehart’s Lunch and Learn, “Developing Introduction to CDI for Providers and Physician Advisors.”