SHSO_Clinical Documentation & Diagnostic Coding Education_Live - 6/22/23 Sessions

June 22, 2023

Course Description

Sutter's Clinical Quality Coding team's clinician chart reviews identified documentation and coding errors regarding active vs history of cancer medical conditions. Accurate documentation and coding, aligned with CMS documentation and coding guidelines for Active vs History of Cancer, ensures that the patient's medical record accurately reflects the patient's full burden of illness to all members of their care team. This course is designed to provide documentation guidelines and key strategies to help identify when to code active vs history of cancer to our Sutter Physicians and APCs, thus allowing for optimized care plan development.

Target Audience

Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Physicians (MD or DO)

Physician Assistant (PA)

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

1. Discuss correct application of CMS documentation and coding guidelines for Active vs History of Cancer.

2. Demonstrate competency in the application of CMS documentation and coding guidelines for Active vs History of Cancer to significantly reduce or eliminate the number of diagnostic codes which need to be changed.

Course summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/22/2023 - 7:30am PDT
Event ends: 
06/22/2023 - 7:00pm PDT

Disclosure of Financial or In-Kind Commercial Support & Conflict of Interest

No one involved in the planning or presentation of this educational activity have any relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. No financial or in-kind commercial support was received to produce or promote this educational activity.   

– Provider Designee/Verification:  Kerri Maya, PhD(c), MSL, RN, NPD-BC


In support of improving patient care, Sutter Health, is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Designation Statement

Sutter Health designates this LIVE activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™  for physicians and 1.00 continuing professional development contact hours for nurses. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Note to Other DisciplinesAMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Continuing Medical Education is acceptable for meeting the continuing education requirements for Pharmacists, Physician Assistants, Psychologists, Registered Nurses, and Respiratory Care Practitioners. For other disciplines, please check with the regulatory board for your discipline to confirm what type of credits meet the continuing education requirements. Continuing education hours for nurses accredited by ANCC, via Joint Accreditation.


Attendance & Credit Claiming

Text the 6-letter attendance verification code to (916) 866-7913 to claim credit.


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