Due to a change in the education delivery system, this course Controlled Substances: Education for the Prescriber must be completed by April 30, 2016.
This new live seminar webcast dives into the ICD-10-CM code set and delivers a deeper understanding for practice staff who touch diagnosis data – managers, billers, coders, front desk, and clinical staff. Seminar attendees will receive detailed answers to their ICD-10 questions and gain confidence in working with these codes.
Utah health care providers will receive recommendations and resources to treat pain and prescribe controlled substances safely and effectively. The course series cover the following topics: Understanding the Scope of the Problem, Types of Pain, Pharmacology, Treating Pain with Less Risk, Patient Education, and Measures to Protect Your Practice.
Hear from national expert, Dr. Joe Nichols, on how ICD-10 will directly affect physicians, PAs and other clinicians, as well as how the new code set may impact patient care. Dr. Nichols will review the nature of ICD-10 and changes from ICD-9, and discuss the challenges and opportunities that will occur as a result of this transition. The role of ICD-10 in the larger context of health care reform, accountable care and value based purchasing will also be discussed.
The UMA Foundation provides accredited CME courses throughout the state, such as annual coding updates and joint sponsorship of specialty society and county society meetings. The Utah Medical Association accredits organizations in Utah to offer CME designated activities.