Medical Record Course

January 28 & 29, 2018

August 6 & 7, 2018

 

The KSTAR Medical Record Documentation course is a two-day, in-person program designed for physicians to increase their ability to effectively maintain medical records. Maintaining proper medical records reduces risk to the provider, enhances quality of care and assists in meeting compliance standards.

Participants are expected to be onsite for the two-day course. Presentations will utilize various teaching approaches to include pre- and post-testing, lecture, precepted chart review session and skills practice. For credit, participants must be present and actively participate throughout the course. This course has been approved for 16 CME hours which includes 4.25 hours of Ethics.

 The Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  TAMHSC CBHEC designates this educational activity for a maximum of 16AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

The presentation entitled “ The Pen Vs the Sword” has been designated by TAMHSC CBHEC for 1.25 hours of education in medical ethics and /or professional responsibility. 

The presentation entitled "Documentation Pitfalls" has been designated by TAMHSC CBHEC for 2.0 hours of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

The presentation entitled " The Texas Pain Rules" has been designated by TAMHSC CBHEC for 1. hour of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

After attending this course, participants will be able to:

  • Improve the quality of medical record documentation in his/her respective practice;
  • Reduce risk by understanding the legal implications of medical record documentation;
  • Understand licensing and medical board requirements specific to medical record documentation;
  • Identify documentation pitfalls and traps;
  • Improve the use of "E & M" codes for office visits; and
  • Utilize an electronic medical record effectively.

Faculty includes professionals with the following expertise:

  • Legal
  • Medical Board
  • Coding
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Privacy and Security
  • Clinical

Course fee: $1,150/participant. $250 non-refundable (if you cancel before the course).

For more information, please contact our office at 979-436-0390.