This study guide prepares candidates for the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) exam. Each section reviews core content established by the CCDS Certification Board and contains sample questions for self-testing.
The first two years of a Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) specialist’s career often feels like a whirlwind of learning. Many in the field call it the steepest learning curve of their professional lives. After their two-year anniversary, committed individuals can show their professional dedication by sitting for the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) exam.
The CCDS Exam Study Guide, Fourth Edition, helps those ready to sit for the test ensure they’re prepared to excel.
The latest edition aligns the testing content domains in a chronological manner with how new CDI professionals obtain core skill sets. The Study Guide provides targeted information regarding test objectives prepared by the CCDS Certification Committee, letting candidates focus their time on areas of CDI practice with which they are least familiar.
This new version includes updates related to changes in Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, Coding Clinic ICD-10-CM/PCS recommendations, new query practice guidance from ACDIS/AHIMA “Guidelines for Achieving a Compliant Query Practice,” and information on emerging CDI activities related to clinical validation and record reviews for quality-of-care concerns.
Spiral bound to make studying with colleagues easier, it also comes with an updated 140 question practice exam complete with remediation, so candidates can quickly understand why an answer is correct.
The CCDS Exam Study Guide, Fourth Edition will:
The CCDS Exam Study Guide reviews:
ABOUT THE CCDS CREDENTIAL
The CCDS credential is the recognized certification for professionals in the clinical documentation improvement field.
Professionals who obtain the CCDS credential have:
To learn more about prerequisites for taking the exam or to apply, visit www.cdiassociation.com/certification
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