A Level 1 CDIA CCDS must be a registered nurse, health information manager, clinical coder, enrolled nurse, medical doctor, or allied health professional who has undergone formal CDS training OR who has been in a CDS role for a minimum of six months full-time equivalent.
A Level 2 CDIA CCDS is a CDS who has practiced as a CDIA CCDS Level 1 for a minimum of one year full-time equivalent, and demonstrates further progression in all domains fundamental to the CDS role.
A Level 3 CDIA CCDS is a CDS who has practiced as a CDIA CCDS Level 2 for a minimum of one year full-time equivalent, and demonstrates advanced experience and mastery in all domains fundamental to the CDS role.
Domain 1: Classification and Casemix Funding
Domain 2: Australian Coding Standards (ACS) and Ethics
Domain 3: Concurrent Review of the Medical Record
Domain 4: Clinician Engagement
Domain 5: Leadership, Quality, and Privacy
Domain 6: Data Integrity and Metrics
Domain 7: Clinical Knowledge
Domain 8: Education
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