The APP Education Series offers diverse topics from clinical-based knowledge, pharmacological updates, professional development, and leadership skills targeted to the APP population. The aim of this program is to create an innovative early-career advanced practice professional development curriculum integrating multi-modal education and a professional learning community to support advanced practice professional identity formation, develop leadership skills, and promote resiliency and well-being.
Key Words: APP, Clinical, Professional Development, Leadership, APP Grand Rounds
Course Description: These courses will focus on compliance, billing, and documentation focusing on the role of the Advanced Practice Provider. The first course will focus on E&M documentation and billing in the ambulatory and inpatient environments including the updates from Center for Medicare Services (CMS) on new Split/Shared patient care visits. The second course will focus on non-E&M patient care services including critical care, procedures, wound vacs, and surgical co-assist.
- Critical Care Billing
- Procedure Billing
- Wound Vacuum Assisted Closure (VAC)
- Surgical Co-Assist (First Assist as an APP)
- APP Fellows (Required)
- APP Fellow leadership
- APP Leads and Managers
- APP Professional Curriculum Department Participants
- Nurse Practitioner
- Physician Assistant
Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:
- Identify billing and compliance standards as well as documentation and electronic health record processes that may increase compliance risk.
- Recognize E&M documentation and billing requirements in the ambulatory and inpatient environments.
- Describe the updated Center for Medicare Services (CMS) requirements for split shared billing.
- Identify documentation processes for non-E&M services including critical care and procedural services.
Rebecca Krueger, APNP
Associate Director of Advanced Practice
Medical College Physicians
Office of Advanced Practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
Planning Committee Member(s):
Rebecca Krueger, APNP , Education Director, Julie Raaum, DNP, Administrator, Amanda Gross, Education Coordinator, Keith Dallenbach, APNP, Michael Gilmartin, PMHNP, Emily Lemke, APNP, Adrienne Markiewicz, DNP, Jennifer McMahon, APNP, Jennifer Merrill, APNP, Laura Mesenbrink, APNP, MaryAnn Moon, APNP, Emmy Sippel, APNP, Sara Tromp, PA-C, Jesse Urbaitis, PA-C, Sarah Vanderlinden, PA-C, Emily Wieting, PA-C, Nicole Winchester, APNP, Lana Zaharova, DNP, Ann Zechlinski, Pharmacy manager FH Inpatient, Karla Zilinski, APNP, Katie Wilant, CPC
Content Expert: Katie Wilant, CPC, CPCO, CRC, CPB
Content Expert: Sarah Vanderlinden, DMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA
In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- Rebecca Krueger
The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest mitigation process and addressed.
AANP Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners: AANP Provider Number 150930. This program has been approved for up to 1.50 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 0.00 hours of pharmacology). Nurse Practitioners should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.50 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.
- 0.00 NP PharmacologyNP Pharmacology credit.
- 1.50 NP Contact Hours