Continuing Education

Continuing Education Credits

To receive credit, you must complete an evaluation for each session through the 2019 Winter Seminar Continuing Education Portal (Coming Soon) by February 28, 2019. You will use the same ID number listed on your badge. If you have any questions regarding your customer ID, please contact registration@ascassociation.org.




Administrator Education Units (AEUs)

This program is approved for up to 17.50 units of AEU credit for the Certified Administrator Surgery Center (CASC)™ credential by BASC Provider #3272.


Infection Prevention Contact Hours (IPCHs)

This program is approved for up to 12.25 units of IPCHs for the Certified Ambulatory Infection Preventionist (CAIP)™ credential by BASC Provider #3272.


Nursing Contact Hours

This program is approved for up to 17.50 nursing contact hours by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #6949.


AAPC

Individuals attending the 2019 Coding Update & Reimbursement Strategies sessions will be awarded up to 18.00 CEU(s).

Please use the 2019 Coding Update & Reimbursement Strategies AAPC Code Card to keep track of your AAPC codes.






Thursday, January 17

Time Title AEU Content Area
12:00pm–1:30pm Hot Topics in Human Resources Human Resources
1:30pm–2:45pm Enhancing the Patient Experience through Communication Across the ASC Quality
3:00pm–4:15pm Active Shooter Preparedness Patient Care
4:15pm–5:30pm Considerations When Adding a New Service Line Financial



Friday, January 18

Time Title AEU Content Area
7:30am–8:30am Social Media from an HR Perspective Human Resources
2019 Medicare Reimbursement Updates and CPT Changes Financial
Make Your Infection Preventionist a Full-Time Partner in Your Safety and Quality Programs Patient Care
8:35am–10:05am Introduction to ASC Finance and Accounting Financial
General Surgery: Core Concepts Financial
Use Medicare’s ASC Infection Control Surveyor Worksheet to Improve Compliance and Patient Care Patient Care
10:30am–12:00pm Avoiding Pharmacy Minefields in the ASC Regulatory/Legal
Maximize Coding for Revenue Cycle Success: Hips, Knees and Toes Financial
Best Practices in Surgical Instrument Reprocessing Patient Care
12:45pm–1:45pm Put Peer Review to Work to Protect Your ASC Quality
Gastrointestinal Coding—Maximize Reimbursement While Remaining Compliant Financial
Anesthesia’s Role in Infection Control Patient Care
1:50pm–2:50pm Proactive Staffing Financial
Common to Complex Spine Coding Financial
Taking the Infection Preventionist Seriously Patient Care
3:05pm–4:05pm Business Associate Agreement Dos and Don’ts: Maintaining Control of Your Vendor Partnerships Financial
Urology & Gynecology Coding—The Basics and Then Some Financial
MRSA, A Personal Case Study Patient Care
4:10pm–5:10pm Inventory Management Financial
Vascular Surgery Coding-Dialysis Access/PAD Interventions Financial
Sterilization and Reprocessing of Ophthalmic Instruments Patient Care



Saturday, January 19

Time Title AEU Content Area
7:30am–9:00am How to Do a QAPI Study Quality
ENT & Ophthalmology—All You Need to Know for Current and Effective Coding Financial
How to Guide for Infection Control Risk Assessment Patient Care
9:05am–10:20am An All-Hazards Approach to CMS Emergency Preparedness Regulatory/Legal
Pain Coding Procedures and Challenges Financial
OSHA Safety and Infection Control for ASCs Patient Care
10:30am–12:00pm Applying NFPA 99, Healthcare Facilities Code, to Your ASC Regulatory/Legal
Maximize Coding for Revenue Cycle Success: Shoulders, Hands and Wrists Financial
Endoscope Reprocessing: Education, Training, Competencies and Audits for Compliance Patient Care





 

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Thursday, January 17

Time Title IPCH Content Area
12:00pm–1:30pm Hot Topics in Human Resources N/A
1:30pm–2:45pm Enhancing the Patient Experience through Communication Across the ASC N/A
3:00pm–4:15pm Active Shooter Preparedness N/A
4:15pm–5:30pm Considerations When Adding a New Service Line N/A



Friday, January 18

Time Title IPCH Content Area
7:30am–8:30am Social Media from an HR Perspective N/A
2019 Medicare Reimbursement Updates and CPT Changes N/A
Make Your Infection Preventionist a Full-Time Partner in Your Safety and Quality Programs Program Development, Implementation & Maintenance
8:35am–10:05am Introduction to ASC Finance and Accounting N/A
General Surgery: Core Concepts N/A
Use Medicare’s ASC Infection Control Surveyor Worksheet to Improve Compliance and Patient Care Surveillance, Data Collection & Analysis
10:30am–12:00pm Avoiding Pharmacy Minefields in the ASC N/A
Maximize Coding for Revenue Cycle Success: Hips, Knees and Toes N/A
Best Practices in Surgical Instrument Reprocessing Instrument/Equipment Cleaning, Disinfection & Sterilization
12:45pm–1:45pm Put Peer Review to Work to Protect Your ASC N/A
Gastrointestinal Coding—Maximize Reimbursement While Remaining Compliant N/A
Anesthesia’s Role in Infection Control Education & Training
1:50pm–2:50pm Proactive Staffing N/A
Common to Complex Spine Coding N/A
Taking the Infection Preventionist Seriously Education & Training
3:05pm–4:05pm Business Associate Agreement Dos and Don’ts: Maintaining Control of Your Vendor Partnerships N/A
Urology & Gynecology Coding—The Basics and Then Some N/A
MRSA, A Personal Case Study Infection Prevention Strategies
4:10pm–5:10pm Inventory Management N/A
Vascular Surgery Coding-Dialysis Access/PAD Interventions N/A
Sterilization and Reprocessing of Ophthalmic Instruments Instrument/Equipment Cleaning, Disinfection & Sterilization



Saturday, January 19

Time Title IPCH Content Areas
7:30am–9:00am How to Do a QAPI Study N/A
ENT & Ophthalmology—All You Need to Know for Current and Effective Coding N/A
How to Guide for Infection Control Risk Assessment Program Development, Implementation & Maintenance
9:05am–10:20am An All-Hazards Approach to CMS Emergency Preparedness N/A
Pain Coding Procedures and Challenges N/A
OSHA Safety and Infection Control for ASCs Infection Prevention Strategies
10:30am–12:00pm Applying NFPA 99, Healthcare Facilities Code, to Your ASC N/A
Maximize Coding for Revenue Cycle Success: Shoulders, Hands and Wrists N/A
Endoscope Reprocessing: Education, Training, Competencies and Audits for Compliance Instrument/Equipment Cleaning, Disinfection & Sterilization





 

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