2015 Annual Clinical Assembly Workshops and Seminars

The 2015 Annual Clinical Assembly of Osteopathic Surgeons offers four days of exciting programming focused on delivering surgical excellence in the changing medical environment. Pre-register by September 18 to take advantage of savings of up to $100 off the on-site registration rate and to receive early access to seminars, events, and informative workshops like these that may sell out prior to the opening:

Sunday, October 4, 2 – 5 p.m., Registration fee: $225
“A Surgeon’s Guide to Coding and Billing”
Presented by: Teresa Romano, RN, MBA, CP, CDMP

Eligible for 3 hours AOA Category 2-B CME credit
Accurate coding and documentation of surgical procedures is essential to optimize your revenue and to respond to denials or payer audits. In this workshop, Teresa Romano will explain what you need to know about the key issues.

Tuesday, October 6, 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Osteopathic Surgical Educators Seminar: “Meeting the Training Demands of Today’s Surgical Resident”
Presented by: John R. Potts, III, M.D., FACS, ACGME Senior Vice President for Surgery Accreditation; and RC Executive Directors: Pamela L. Derstine, PhD, MHPE; Donna L. Lamb, MBA, BSN; and Mary Joyce Turner, RHIA, MJ

Facilitated by: Don Kaveny, ACOS Director of Postdoctoral Training Standards and Evaluation
Hosted by the ACOS Residency Evaluation and Standards Committee
Eligible for 4.25 hours AOA Category 1-A CME credit
Representatives from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) will discuss the application process for American Osteopathic Association programs seeking ACGME accreditation, the history and structure of the ACGME, and ACGME review committee (RC) operation.

Wednesday, October 7, 7 – 9 a.m., FREE Registration
“ER/LA Opioid REMS — Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care”
Presented by: Daniel G. Williams, D.O.

Eligible for 2 hours AOA Category 1-A CME credit
Explore risk assessments, therapies, and mitigation strategies for opioid use.