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MaHIMA Webinar - Taking the Mystery out of Encephalopathy
Thursday, February 09, 2023, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Category: Webinar - Virtual

This registration is for the webinar session on Thursday, February 9, 2023 from 12pm to 1pm titled:   Taking the Mystery out of Encephalopathy


In this presentation, you will learn about the major components of encephalopathy including:

 *An overview of what Encephalopathy is and what it is not
*Characteristics of several types of encephalopathy including: Toxic, Metabolic, and Hepatic and more
A brief overview of chronic encephalopathy
*Six core concepts that will help you navigate any encephalopathic process during case reviews
*Delirium vs. Encephalopathy
*Encephalopathy in a patient with Dementia
*Additional material includes coding information, AHA coding clinics and additional elements that impact various types of encephalopathies such as poisonings vs. adverse effects and their associated sequencing rules   

Presenter:  Dawn Valdez RN, LNC, CCDS, CDIP, CRC

Dawn is a clinical documentation integrity (CDI) education specialist for ACDIS/HCPro, a Simplify Compliance brand, in Middleton, Massachusetts. Dawn serves as a full-time instructor for the CDI Boot Camps and is a subject matter expert for ACDIS. She has more than 28 years’ experience in the healthcare industry including ICU nursing, legal nurse consulting, was a clinical educator and manager of CDI for a large hospital system. Dawn has also given numerous lectures on healthcare related topics over the last two decades.  Dawn has presented at the national ACDIS conference as well for several of ACDIS state chapters.

Pricing for this session:

Member: 30.00
Non Member: 40.00
Emeritus Member: 20.00
Student Member:  10.00


Zoom details will be in your confirmation for the session and the CEU will be sent via eamil following the session by end of day Friday.


Contact: Elisa Pelchat