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Best Practice Guidelines for Coding of Upper Extremity Injuries
Release and Expiration Dates
Release Date: 11/28/2022
Expiration Date: 11/28/2025
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Best Practice Guidelines for Coding of Upper Extremity Injuries

Program Overview

Want to increase your skills in coding hip fractures? According to the CDC, hip fractures will only increase, not decrease. Nearly 300,000 people greater than age 65 are hospitalized for a hip fracture each year (CDC, 2016). Complete this webinar to learn from the panelists some of the obstacles for the registry, different types of hip fractures and fixation and how to code the injuries and procedures.

Estimated completion time:  >60 minutes

Target Audience: Registrars, PI and learners who want to expand anatomy and coding knowledge. 

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, the learner should be better able to:

1. Recall the anatomy of the upper extermity.
2. Describe the coding principles of upper extremity injuries.  

Moderator: Tina Sheppard
Faculty Presenters: Robin Schrader

Presenter Bios

Robin Schrader, AAS, CSTR, CAISS is the Trauma Registry Operations Manager for Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center in Richmond VA.  She also works as a Trauma Registrar, part time, with AMN-RCS, for Staten Island University Hospital in NY. Robin is also the Chair of the American Trauma Society CSTR Prep Committee and the Association of Virginia State Trauma Registrars Educator.  Robin’s background includes over 30 years in the healthcare industry with 13 of those years being spent in Trauma Registry.  Robin has worked as a Trauma Registrar, PI Coordinator, and Registry Manager for several Level I Adult, Level I Pediatric and ABA verified Burn Centers in those years.  She has spoken at many PTSF (PA State) conferences, has hosted several webinars for the American Trauma Society, and has done several AMN, Revenue Cycle Education podcasts on topics such as Performance Improvement and Hospital Events/Complications.  In her spare time, Robin enjoys spending time with her husband of 28 years, their son, and their 3 dogs. 


Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CE Credit
1 COP Credit
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