Program Description: 

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)
Target audience: 
  • APP Fellows (Required)
  • APP Fellow leadership 
  • APP Leads and Managers
  • APP Professional Curriculum Department Participants 
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
Learning objectives: 

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. 


Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Directors:

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.



Michelle Washburn
Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation of Credit Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.50 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

 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.

Session date: 
04/06/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm CDT
Virtual Meeting
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
  • 0.00 NP Pharmacology
    NP Pharmacology credit.
  • 1.50 NP Contact Hours

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