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Inpatient vs Outpatient
Inpatient vs Outpatient
Price $190.00
Knowledge on Demand Course: Inpatient vs Outpatient

Inpatient vs Outpatient

After completing this activity you will be better able to:

  • Indicate the differences between outpatient observation and inpatient designation in the hospital setting.
  • Identify the specific admission and discharge criteria governing observation versus inpatient designation.
  • Define and apply the documentation requirements for supporting a patient observation status.
  • Apply general medical necessity criteria and guidelines to case studies including recognition of diagnoses, documentation and specific care information to support the patient status.


This program has been approved for 2 continuing education units for use in fulfilling the educational requirements for the maintenance of the C-CDI credential by the Clinical Documentation Improvement and Integrity Certification Board.

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