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Inpatient to Outpatient CDI: Understanding the Similarities and Differences – UASI Lunch and Learn: CDI Program Management Series

By Staci Josten / January 19, 2021
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Monthly CDI Scenario Discussion – January 2021

By Staff / January 11, 2021

Topic: Obesity severity/specificity in a pediatric case H&P:  8 y/o otherwise healthy male presents with fever, poor intake, and rash that progressively worsened over the last 7 days. Patient had throat pain and fever a week ago and was given a 10-day course of amoxicillin. Following the initiation of the amoxicillin, patient developed a rash…

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Creating and Maintaining the Best CDI Team – UASI Lunch and Learn: CDI Program Management Series

By Staci Josten / December 9, 2020
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Monthly CDI Scenario Discussion – December 2020

By Tara Bell / November 30, 2020

Topic: Cerebral Palsy Scenario: 12-year-old male presents with fever, loud breathing and cough PMH: Premature birth at 28 weeks gestation weighed 680g due to PRM; NICU for 4 mouths; on mechanical vent 7 days then on/off NCPAP then Vapotherm for respiratory distress. Received Surfactant, steroids, vaccines and antibiotics at appropriate times.  NICU diagnoses included: Grade II…

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Monthly CDI Scenario Discussion – November 2020

By Staci Josten / November 2, 2020

Topic: Pediatric Sepsis H&P: Otherwise healthy 3-year-old female presents with fever, nausea, vomiting, tachycardia, and sleepiness for two days.  Mom reports child began with nausea and vomiting two days ago, decreased interest in eating and drinking, and yesterday began running fever of 101 with chills.  Mom reports child refusing anything by mouth and only wants…

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The CDI Audit: Understanding the Keys to a Successful Process – UASI Lunch and Learn: CDI Program Management Series

By Staci Josten / October 28, 2020
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The Power of CDI Metrics – UASI Lunch and Learn: CDI Program Management Series

By Staci Josten / October 12, 2020
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Monthly CDI Scenario Discussion – October 2020

By Tara Bell / October 5, 2020

Topic:  Diabetes Scenario: 68 yr. F presents with nausea/vomiting and upper abdominal pain for 7 days with PMH of Diabetes H&P: Pt. arrived to ED with complaints of nausea and vomiting with upper abdominal pain for 7 days. ABD CT negative for any acute pathology. PHM of type 2 diabetes, neuropathy, hypothyroidism, and SBO.  She…

Successful C-Suite Presentations – UASI Lunch and Learn: CDI Program Management Series

By Staci Josten / September 21, 2020
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Monthly CDI Scenario Discussion – September 2020

By Staci Josten / August 31, 2020

Topic: Acute Liver Failure H&P: 52-year-old male presents to the ER with change in mental status and abdominal pain per family. Family also reports drowsiness, weakness, and fatigue. Unable to eat or drink due to abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. Reports occasional alcohol use, and Tylenol twice daily for arthritic pain. PMH: Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, DM2,…