Event Type: Meeting
HIM Domain: Clinical Documentation Improvement
Continuing Education Units Available: 26
Location: Baltimore, MD
Tammy Combs, RN, MSN, CDIP, CCS, CCDS
Melanie Endicott, MBA/HCM, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA
The AHIMA CDI Academy is a comprehensive program designed to assist CDI professionals in implementing best practices at their organizations. Whether you are new to CDI or an experienced CDI professional ready to take your program to the next level, the Academy offers unique content you can apply to your situation. During this three-day in-person meeting, you will learn about CDI best practices through real-life examples and exercises. The presenter covers both inpatient and outpatient settings, creating a larger return on investment for participants. As an attendee, you will have the opportunity to choose between various breakout sessions on specific clinical and coding topics. This program also suggests paths for those looking for a career change or enhancement (including coders, transcriptionists, nurses, physicians, and others). From day one, this interactive meeting will encourage discussion and active learning to drive home essential CDI knowledge and skills. Included in registration is an introductory webinar and publication. Prepare yourself to return to your organization with new insights and energy. Includes an introductory webinar and the Clinical Documentation: Principles and Practice publication. Register today for this high-impact event. Can't travel on-site? AHIMA offers the CDI Academy in a self-pace format with on-demand reviewing. Please visit our Digital Product section for more details.
American Health Information Management Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Video or audio recording of any portion of this event is strictly prohibited.
To receive a refund, notice is required at least five
days prior to the program. With proper notice, fees are refunded minus a
$40 service fee. No refunds are given for cancellations received with fewer
Than five days notice. AHIMA reserves the right to cancel or
reschedule a webinar due to unforeseen circumstances.
All Web Replay, CD and MP3
(MP3s available w/select programs)
sales are nonrefundable)
AHIMA provides full refunds less a processing fee of $125 for registration cancellations made up until 61 days prior to the date of the first day of the program. A partial refund of 75% is provided for registration cancellations made between 60 and 46 days prior to the date of the first day of the program. NO REFUNDS are provided within 45 days of the date of the first day of the program. All refunds are processed within 30 days of receipt.
Substitutions (that is, assigning a paid registration to another individual) must be requested at least 31 days prior to the date of the first day of the program. A processing fee of $75 will be invoiced at that time. Substitutions are not accepted within 30 days of the program date and no refund will be.
Rescheduling (that is, postponing the use of a paid registration to a future instance of the same program) is subject to availability and limited to future instances of the same program currently advertised on www.ahima.org and occurring within six months of the original program date and within the same year. Requests received at least 46 days prior to the first day of the program will be considered. Approved changes will be accessed a processing fee of $125. Rescheduling is not permitted within 45 days of the program date; no refund will be provided. Registration must be utilized during the same year of purchase.
SUBMITTING REQUESTS FOR REFUNDS, SUBSTITUTIONS AND RESCHEDULING
AHIMA reserves the right to modify, cancel or reschedule any event or meeting due to unforeseen circumstances. Registered attendees will be notified of cancellation in advance of program with options of one of the following: 1) re-register for any rescheduled program if available or 2) receive full refund of monies paid for the cancelled program. Cancelled Program Refunds: Refunds for registration fees paid for cancelled programs with no rescheduled options will be paid in full and automatically sent to attendees with 30 days of notification. Rescheduled Program Refunds – Registrants for rescheduled programs will receive notification instructing registrants about either re-registering for the rescheduled program or obtaining full refund. AHIMA assumes no responsibility for personal expenses. Requests for refunds, substitutions and rescheduling must be submitted in writing to the Meeting Registrar by fax to 312-233-1500. All requests should include the name and date of the program. For substitutions, please include both the original registrant and the substitute registrant’s: name, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address, and order reference number. Notification of approval will be made within seven days of receipt of the request.
PAYMENT IN FULL BEFORE REACHING ONSITE
AHIMA is committed to supporting our customer’s ability to pay using purchase orders. However, all programs must be paid in full prior to the first day of the program. Individuals using purchase orders where payment has not processed by the first day of the program will need to provide a valid credit card to AHIMA to as confirmation of payment and agree that this card will be held up to 10 business days after the last day of the program . At that time if payment has not been made in full AHIMA, AHIMA may process payment using the credit card.
Special Event Rates:
$1.60 per person one way
Light Rail station is off of Baggage claim at BWI Airport. The Hotel is located off of the Convention Center Stop approximately a 15-20 minute walk along the Inner Harbor.
Approximately $17 per person one way
Phone: (800) BLUE-VAN (258-3826)
Approximately $30-50 (depending on traffic)
The BWI taxi stand is located just outside of the baggage claim area of the Lower Level of the BWI Marshall Airport Terminal. Please note that this service is available from BWI only. For cab service to BWI, please consult your local cab company. BWI taxicabs are prohibited from charging flat rates. For more information, call 410-859-1100.
Some destinations of interest nearby...
Discover the Baltimore Museum of Art’s unbeatable collection of Henri Matisse’s and Andy Warhol’s artwork, in addition to countless other masterpieces from across the globe! Or visit 55 centuries of paintings, sculptures, armor, and other beautiful objects at the Walters Art Museum. Looking for something eccentric and out of the ordinary? View the strange and wonderful pieces on display at the American Visionary Art Museum—where many of the exhibits are on the move!
From upscale shops to second-hand stores, Baltimore has it all. Shop for antiques, art, books, music, clothes, crafts, jewelry, and more to your heart’s content at a multitude of fine, fun, freaky, and funky merchants. Shop close to the hotel in the Inner Harbor or Fells Point, or explore the city’s diverse neighborhoods. For more information, visit the Baltimore site.
Baltimore is known for crabs and crab cakes, barbecue, and lake trout, but there’s more to satisfy your taste buds than that! Feel like a trip to the Moon? Stop in for brunch at the Blue Moon Café, or the Paper Moon Diner. Absorb the Baltimorean atmosphere at Café Hon. “Eat Bertha’s Mussels” and the delicious crab soup at Bertha’s in Fells Point. Sample the gourmet restaurants at Fisherman’s Wharf or the delectable Italian food of Little Italy, or go upscale at the Charleston. Find these and other Baltimorean boîtes and bistros to please your palate here.
Love baseball? The Orioles play the Blue Jays during the Summit at Camden Yards, which stands right behind the summit’s hotel! Take in a game at this highly modern park. Walk over to the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum and Sports Legends Museum of Camden Yards, to learn more about the Sultan of Swat and Baltimore’s long history with America’s favorite past time!
Literary and mystery buffs can pay their respects at Edgar Allan Poe’s home and gravesite, while sailing ship fans can visit (and explore!) noble vessels like the 1854 USS Contellation, USS TORSK, and the “last survivor of Pearl Harbor,” the USCGC TANEY in the Inner Harbor. And consider sailing the waves yourself with a short cruise around the harbor. Explore African Americans’ rich history and heritage in Baltimore and the US at the National Blacks in Wax Museum and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture. Stop by Ft. McHenry, the place where the United States flag was seen “gallantly streaming” by Francis Scott Key, inspiring him to pen "The Star-Spangled Banner"! And find out what’s happening under the sea at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Stop in and pay a visit to our finny friends!