Develop the skills you need to effectively and efficiently document patient care for children and adults in clinical and hospital settings. This handy guide uses sample notes, writing exercises, and EMR activities to make each concept crystal clear, including how to document history and physical exams and write SOAP notes and prescriptions.
Take charge of ICD-10 documentation requirements The implementation of ICD-10 brings with it new documentation requirements that will have a significant impact on the work of your CDI team. The higher degree of specificity of information needed to code accurately will have a direct correlation to reimbursement and compliance. CDI specialists need a firm understanding of the new code set, and the rules that govern it, to obtain the appropriate level of documentation from physicians. The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist's Guide to ICD-10 is the only book that addresses ICD-10 from the CDI point of view. Written by CDI experts, it explains the new documentation requirements and clinical indicators of commonly reported diagnoses and the codes associated with those conditions. You'll find the specific documentation requirements to appropriately code conditions such as heart failure, sepsis, and COPD. Learn from your peers The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist's Guide to ICD-10 includes case studies from two hospitals that have already begun ICD-10 training so you can use their timelines as a blue print to begin your organization's training and implementation. ICD-10 implementation happens in 2013. It's not too soon to start developing the expertise and comfort level you'll need to manage this important industry change and help your organization make a smooth transition. Benefits: * Tailored exclusively for CDI specialists * Side-by-side comparison of what documentation is necessary now v. what will be required starting October 1, 2013 * Timelines to train physicians in new documentation requirements to ensure readiness by implementation date * Strategies and best practices to ensure physician buy-in
Understand the when, why, and how! Here’s your guide to developing the skills you need to master the increasing complex challenges of documenting patient care. Step by step, a straightforward ‘how-to’ approach teaches you how to write SOAP notes, document patient care in office and hospital settings, and write prescriptions. You’ll find a wealth of examples, exercises, and instructions that make every point clear and easy to understand.
Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this comprehensive reference provides clear, practical guidelines on documenting patient care in all nursing practice settings, the leading clinical specialties, and current documentation systems. This edition features greatly expanded coverage of computerized charting and electronic medical records (EMRs), complete guidelines for documenting JCAHO safety goals, and new information on charting pain management. Hundreds of filled-in sample forms show specific content and wording. Icons highlight tips and timesavers, critical case law and legal safeguards, and advice for special situations. Appendices include NANDA taxonomy, JCAHO documentation standards, and documenting outcomes and interventions for key nursing diagnoses.
Better patient management starts with better documentation! Documentation for Rehabilitation: A Guide to Clinical Decision Making in Physical Therapy, 3rd Edition shows how to accurately document treatment progress and patient outcomes. Designed for use by rehabilitation professionals, documentation guidelines are easily adaptable to different practice settings and patient populations. Realistic examples and practice exercises reinforce concepts and encourage you to apply what you've learned. Written by expert physical therapy educators Lori Quinn and James Gordon, this book will improve your skills in both documentation and clinical reasoning. A practical framework shows how to organize and structure PT records, making it easier to document functional outcomes in many practice settings, and is based on the International Classification for Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) model - the one adopted by the APTA. Coverage of practice settings includes documentation examples in acute care, rehabilitation, outpatient, home care, and nursing homes, as well as a separate chapter on documentation in pediatric settings. Guidelines to systematic documentation describe how to identify, record, measure, and evaluate treatment and therapies - especially important when insurance companies require evidence of functional progress in order to provide reimbursement. Workbook/textbook format uses examples and exercises in each chapter to reinforce your understanding of concepts. NEW Standardized Outcome Measures chapter leads to better care and patient management by helping you select the right outcome measures for use in evaluations, re-evaluations, and discharge summaries. UPDATED content is based on data from current research, federal policies and APTA guidelines, including incorporation of new terminology from the Guide to Physical Therapist 3.0 and ICD-10 coding. EXPANDED number of case examples covers an even broader range of clinical practice areas.
Ensure confident clinical decisions and maximum reimbursement in a variety of practice settings such as acute care, outpatient, home care, and nursing homes with the only systematic approach to documentation for rehabilitation professionals! Revised and expanded, this hands-on textbook/workbook provides a unique framework for maintaining evidence of treatment progress and patient outcomes with a clear, logical progression. Extensive examples and exercises in each chapter reinforce concepts and encourage you to apply what you've learned to realistic practice scenarios. UNIQUE! Combination textbook/workbook format reinforces your understanding and tests your ability to apply concepts through practice exercises. UNIQUE! Systematic approach to documenting functional outcomes provides a practical framework for success in numerous practice settings. Case studies show you how to format goals through realistic client examples. Practice exercises provide valuable experience applying concepts to common clinical problems. Four NEW chapters address additional aspects of documentation that rehabilitation professionals will encounter in practice: Legal aspects of documentation Documentation in pediatrics Payment policy and coding Computerized documentation
Your new CDI specialist starts in a few weeks. They have the right background to do the job, but need orientation, training, and help understanding the core skills every new CDI needs. Don't spend time creating training materials from scratch. ACDIS' acclaimed CDI Boot Camp instructors have created The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist's Complete Training Guide to serve as a bridge between your new CDI specialists' first day on the job and their first effective steps reviewing records. The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist's Complete Training Guide is the perfect resource for CDI program managers to help new CDI professionals understand their roles and responsibilities. It will get your staff trained faster and working quicker. This training guide provides: An introduction for managers, with suggestions for training staff and guidance for manual use Sample training timelines Test-your-knowledge questions to reinforce key concepts Case study examples to illustrate essential CDI elements Documentation challenges associated with common diagnoses such as sepsis, pneumonia, and COPD Sample policies and procedures
Dr. Rhonda Sutton's second edition of the straightforward guide to progress notes includes additional examples, information, documentation, and clinical language that expands on the utility and readability of the first book. Additional case studies provide examples of how to use the STEPs to format notes. New chapters include information on clinical language and documentation. This book covers everything about progress notes, from how to write them, to how to store them, and even what to do when someone requests to them. In addition, clinical terms and abbreviations are included as well as suggestions for other clinical documentation such as termination letters, privacy statements, and professional disclosure statements. Suited for all types of mental health clinicians, this book will help therapists improve upon their progress notes and other forms of clinical documentation.