Education Calendar


JUL
31
NEW!

In each session, participants will ...
• Learn to recognize and understand clinical indicators
• Understand the link between coding and quality
• Learn to correctly code and query for quality of the record

AUG
7
NEW!

Program Objectives



  • To address complex coding issues that often challenge a coders understanding

  • To offer participants an understanding of the what and why of complex procedures

  • Participants will gain a solid foundation of the coding guidelines within each area and will learn how to completely and accurately code cases

  • Participants will gain an understanding of how code assignment impacts the MS-DRG, as well as how to avoid system edits and denials


 

SEP
20

NJ Sharing Network is the non-profit organization responsible for the recovery and placement of donated organs and tissue for those in need of a life-saving transplant. Nearly 4,000 New Jersey residents are currently awaiting transplantation. The New Jersey Sharing Network is also part of the national recovery system, which is in place for the 115,000 people on the national waiting list.


Studies have shown that when organizations come together in an all-teach, all-learn environment, best practices around organ and tissue donation are enhanced and outcomes for increased organ donation are improved. The work of NJ Sharing Network, in collaboration with its hospital partners seek to share knowledge based on organ and tissue donation advocacy in order to spread awareness and increase the number or organ and tissue donations across the state.

SEP
25
Wed. 9/25
NEW!

Columbia University HIV Behavioral Health Training provided free training on the latest developments in behavioral health aspects of the HIV epidemic. We train care providers throughout New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Faculty are experienced educators, practitioners, administrators and researchers in HIV and behavioral health. The program is funded by the Health Resources and Services Agency, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute.


This program is intended to have experts work with individual health care providers, team and clinical sites in New Jersey to provide targeted, multi-disciplinary education and training programs and capacity building assistance to improve care along the HIV care continuum.

OCT
10

The CCS Exam Prep is a refresher course designed to assist you with the challenges of studying for AHIMA’s Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) examination. Are you ready? Each session is designed to improve, review, refresh, and renew your coding skills.



Each session will offer guidance and practice with multiple choice and medical scenario test taking, as well as recommendations on what you need to do to prepare for the actual exam.



The CCS Exam Prep will include lecture, discussion, assessments and exercises and will target topics most likely to be included in the CCS exam. The CCS Exam reparation course is designed to help you pass the test! Participants are encouraged to have a current CPT and ICD-10-CM/PCS books available during the webinars.




OCT
16
Wed. 10/16
Wed. 12/11
NEW!

Program Objectives:



  • To afford participants an overview of the most current issue of Coding Clinic

  • To offer a platform to ensure that coders are aware of the most up to date advice

  • an opportunity for discussion and questions related to the quarterly update


 

NOV
5
Tue. 11/5
11/5/19 & 11/6/19
Wed. 11/6
NEW!

This fast-paced program offers an overview of the changes and revisions that frequently occur within The Joint Commission (JCR) accreditation, as well as those requirements that will impact organizations in the near future. Attendees will stay ahead of the curve by reviewing both new and revised standards, the latest compliance issues, changes to the onsite survey and the National Patient Safety Goals.

NOV
12
Tue. 11/12
NEW!

The Wound Certification Prep Course is the most advanced, comprehensive review course taught by a team of nationally recognized, ABWM-certified wound specialists. WCPC is the only recommended review course by the ABWM Foundation for clinicians interested in preparing for the CWCA, CWS, or SWSP board certification exams, becoming re-certified, or gaining a better understanding of wound management.


Benefits:



  • Covers the essentials to become wound care certified

  • 94% pass rate: WCPC improves your chances of passing the CWCA, CWS, or CWSP board certification exam

  • Certification lasts 10 years

  • 30-day access to on demand (post-event)

DEC
12
NEW!

The updates to the CPT Manual for 2020 are effective January 1, 2020.  Changes will include revised and deleted codes, and new codes and modifiers.  This program will prepare health information coders to apply the new and revised codes accurately.
Webinar participants will gain an understanding of how to:



  • Implement changes in your facility to accurately report the 2020 CPT codes

  • Reduce denials by reporting the 2020 codes accurately and timely by the Han. 1st effective data