Front Range Community College – Workforce Development

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Programs & Courses
COURSE SCHEDULE

LENGTH:

The length of this course varies from individual to individual, however, average course time is 5 hours.

LOCATION:

Online

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Proper Clinical Documentation was prioritized by our industry advisors as one of the most important training topics affecting health­care organizations today.This training provides a basic understanding and a good foundation for proper clinical documentation for anyone moving into a healthcare position. Clinical Documentation training is also useful for therapists, nurses, and other health­care professionals as well as other staff involved in documenting patient progress in an online environment.

AUDIENCE:

Clinical Documentation training is useful for therapists, nurses, and other health­-care professionals as well as other staff involved in documenting patient progress in an online environment.

RECOMMENDED AND/OR REQUIRED PREREQUISITE(S):

There are no prerequisites.

TOPIC/LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Training Module 1:

Why is Clinical Documentation Important?

This one­-hour module describes the principals of documentation and discusses the benefits and barriers to accurate clinical documentation. A short quiz must be completed successfully before moving on to Module 2. See course demo.

Course Objectives:

1. Describe why accurate clinical documentation is important
2. Examine why patient care has become more complex
3. Follow governmental guidelines
4. Explore the benefits of moving to Electronic Medical Records


Training Module 2:

What Does Accurate Clinical Documentation Look Like?

This two-­hour module teaches accurate clinical documentation. It examines do’s and don’ts of clinical documentation. Documentation strategies and best practices are outlined. The components of documentation are identified, as are ways to enter data and chart completely to receive reimbursement. Confidentiality issues are examined. Proper coding, charting for reimbursement and the “must haves” of charting will be discussed. A short quiz will end the module. See course demo.

Course Objectives:

1. Describe why accurate clinical documentation matters
2. Examine types of documentation
3. Describe documentation issues
4. Identify documentation components
5. Examine documentation strategies
6. Practice documenting patient information
7. Demonstrate how to accurately document in a patient’s record

COURSE COST:

The cost of this training is $300 for both Clinical Documentation modules. Students will receive a certificate of completion upon successful completion of both modules.

HOW TO APPLY:

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Front Range Workforce Solutions

Our short-term, skill-based training programs allow individuals to quickly gain skills employers are looking for. The healthcare, manufacturing, and technology industries are experiencing record job growth and our programs are designed to prepare people for these in-demand jobs. Programs are delivered at a business facility, on-site at one of the FRCC college campuses, or at a community partner location.

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