CHDA Exam Prep Workshop

June 1, 2018
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM CT

Healthcare continues to become more data-driven, making health data analysts more valuable than ever. If you currently work with healthcare data, seek to be recognized as an expert in your field, or want opportunities to expand your skills, potential job opportunities, and earnings, then AHIMA’s Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA) certification can help you reach your goals. OkHIMA has partnered with AHIMA to offer a CHDA Exam Prep Workshop that can help you earn this one-of-a-kind certification.

Through in-class, in-depth examples and exercises, you will review the three domains covered in the exam: Data Management, Data Analytics, and Data Reporting. The prestigious CHDA certification provides you with the knowledge to acquire, manage, analyze, interpret, and transform data into accurate, consistent, and timely information, while balancing the “big picture” strategic vision with day-to-day details. CHDA-credentialed professionals exhibit broad organizational knowledge and the ability to communicate with individuals and groups at multiple levels, both internal and external. If your passion lies in health data analysis and you want to elevate your position in the field, then this session is for you. Be ready to earn your credential and experience new opportunities by attending this important workshop!

**All registrants will be emailed an additional form for exam registration that must be filled out prior to the date of the workshop.**


8:30 – 9:00 – Registration

9:00 – 9:30 – Welcome/Introductions/Overview

9:30 – 12:00 – Domain 1 and 2

12:00 – 1:30 – Lunch Break

1:30 – 4:30 – Domain 2 and 3

CEU Information:
Up to 6 CEU’s available
Domain: Technology/Clinical Data Management
OkHIMA is not responsible for maintaining copies of CEU certificates.


Lou Ann Wiedemann, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CHDA, FAHIMA

Lou Ann Wiedemann, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CHDA, FAHIMA

Vice President of HIM Practice Excellence - AHIMA

Lou Ann Wiedemann is the Vice President of HIM Practice Excellence at AHIMA. She provides professional expertise on health information management (HIM) practice issues. Her areas of expertise include the management and implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) and privacy. She provides her expertise to AHIMA members, the media, and outside organizations through articles, publications, and presentations. Prior to joining AHIMA in 2006, Ms. Wiedemann was employed as director of HIM at a large metropolitan academic medical facility. In this position she oversaw all HIM functions, including campus-wide record storage, reference lab billing, trauma registry functions, coding, and abstracting. Before this, she served in various HIM roles, ranging from assistant director of HIM to director of utilization review.


Norman Regional Hospital
901 N Porter Ave
Norman, OK 73071

Room information and directions will be sent to registered attendees 48 hours prior to the event.


Registration costs include:

  • Exam Prep Workshop Book – A Practical Approach to Analyzing Healthcare Data ($75 value)
  • CHDA Exam Registration – ($259/$329 value)

Members- $375
Non-Members- $475


Registrants that cancel before May 26, 2018 will receive a full refund minus $20.00 per registrant for a processing fee.

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Online registration has closed. Onsite registration will NOT be available.