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Avoiding the Headache of Coding Head Injuries
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Release Date: 11/23/2022
Expiration Date: 11/23/2025
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Avoiding the Headache of Coding Head 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. Illustrate the main componenets of the head/skull. 
2. Identify ICD-10 codes associated with a TBI case. 
3. Construct the AIS code fo TBI case.  

Moderator: Deborah Clark
Faculty Presenters: Kathy Cookman

Presenter Bios
Kathy has been involved in the trauma for over forty years in various capacities from pre-hospital, emergency department patient care, trauma data management, performance improvement and injury prevention. She has a Bachelor of Science in Health Management, is the founder and past-president of the Alliance of Ohio Trauma Registrars (AOTR), the founder and past-chairman of the Trauma Registrar Council of the American Trauma Society (ATS), is the CEO of KJ Trauma Consulting, LLC an ICD-10-CM/PCS instructor, CEO of KJ & JC Enterprises, LLC, recently achieved Florida Master Naturalist through the University of Florida. She is on the Board of Directors of the Calusa Waterkeeper and holds membership in various organizations and associations including AAAM, AHIMA, AOTR, ATD, ATS, FWC, STSA, and STN. She has published articles and presented several papers on a variety of trauma-related topics. 


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