CX0003: The Best Defense is a Good Documentation Offense

Course Abstract:

Documentation is a key component of patient care. This course will help you understand the importance of complete and accurate documentation in the medical record. It will also help you develop documentation skills to protect you, your client and your employer.

After completing The Best Defense Is A Good Documentation Offense you will be able to:

  1. Explain the importance of documentation as a health care provider.
  2. Identify the basic information that is required when documenting in the medical record.
  3. Describe those particular issues that require documentation in the medical record.
  4. Discuss the emerging documentation concerns regarding the faxing and computerization of records.
  5. Determine documentation Do’s and Don’ts.
  6. Compare differences in documentation issues that are specific to nurses versus certified nursing assistants.
  7. State the characteristics of satisfactory documentation.
  8. Evaluate the medical record documentation issues in selected legal cases.
  9. Explain how documentation may evolve in the future to meet emerging needs.

Course Options:

You may read this course for free. Pay for the course only if you want to grade the exam for continuing education credit (Contact Hours) towards your license.

After successfully completing this course and the post exam, you will be able to print your certificate immediately online. Click the logo below to enter the course.

Contact Hours: 3.80
Price: $28.00

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* Upon successful completion of our courses your certificate of completion is immediately available for you to print AND we electronically transfer your completion information to CE Broker every Monday at 4:00PM EST. There is no need for you to mail your certificate; we do it for you electronically!

**Upon successful completion of these courses your certificate of completion is immediately available for you to print AND we electronically transfer your completion information to the State Education Department daily at 4:00PM EST. There is no need for you to mail your certificate; we do it for you electronically!