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Introduction to Evaluation and Treatment of Children with Eating & Feeding Disorders-
#3030_001 Introduction to Evaluation and Treatment of Children with Eating & Feeding Disorders

DESCRIPTION

5 Contact Hour Course

Teachers, families and health professionals are increasingly seeking Occupational Therapists and Speech-Language Pathologists to address children’s medical and behavioral feeding disorders. This introductory course is for pediatric therapists interested in developing the foundational skills to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment within an interdisciplinary setting. The student will be provided with information on:

  • The anatomy and physiology of the swallow
  • Normal oral motor and self feeding development
  • Behavioral and social aspects of feeding disorders
  • Etiology and characteristics of dysphagia, food refusal, under-nutrition, and other common feeding disorders
  • A sample therapeutic evaluation
  • Practical treatment strategies

Topics include: The International Classification of Functioning and Disability, Normal Eating and Feeding Skills, Aspects of Eating and Feeding, Common Feeding Disorders, Management of Feeding Disorders, Therapeutic Assessment, Promoting Full Participation in Mealtime Environments, Therapeutic Treatment of Body Level Feeding/Eating Impairments and Special Populations and Case Studies.

Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies

COURSE GOAL

Participants in this course will develop an understanding of normal and abnormal aspects of oral motor skills and swallowing, and examine the developmental, psychosocial and cultural factors affecting children’s eating and feeding skills. The student will be able to develop informed evaluation and intervention strategies to promote safe eating/feeding skills, and to encourage children’s participation in positive mealtime environments at home, school, and the community.

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify medical factors that contribute to pediatric feeding disorders
  • Distinguish between normal, delayed, and abnormal oral motor skills
  • Screen for aspiration during a clinical feeding assessment
  • Describe pediatric clinical and instrumental swallowing evaluations
  • Describe the contributions of the interdisciplinary medical team in the diagnosis and treatment of feeding disorders
  • Develop clinical evaluation strategies to assess oral motor skills, screen for swallowing problems, and identify common behavioral problems related to pediatric eating and feeding
  • Plan appropriate family centered, culturally sensitive intervention strategies for children with motor and behavioral feeding disorders

ACCREDITATIONS

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Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for .5 CEU, Introductory Level, Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention, Outcomes. The assignment of AOTA CEU does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

This course is AOTA approved for .5 CEU

NBCOT 6.25 PDU (course includes assessment component)










This program is offered for 0.5 CEU (Introductory level, Professional area).

In accordance with Title 16, California Code of Regulations section 4154, the California Board of Occupational Therapy has approved this course and instructor for post-professional education in the advanced practice area of swallowing assessment, evaluation and intervention.

  • Approved by DC Board of Physical Therapy for 5 contact hours
  • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy Practice for 5 contact hours
  • Author and Instructor

    Donna Reigstad, MS, OTR received her advanced Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy, with a specialization in Early Intervention and school-based practice from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is the Lead Occupational Therapist at Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.

    During her tenure at the hospital, she has worked in the Feeding Clinic for 15 years, both as a member of the interdisciplinary team and as the clinic coordinator. She was an Assistant Clinical Professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo Department of Occupational Therapy, where she taught pediatric and theory courses.

    Ms. Reigstad has co-authored book chapters on Feeding Assessment and Management. She has presented on feeding topics at the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, New York State and American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conferences, and at numerous programs in New York State and Pennsylvania.

    Author Disclosure

    Donna Reigstad, MS, OTR, Contracted Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    Financial - Author for Introduction to Evaluation and Treatment for Children with Eating and Feeding Disorders, receives royalty payments.

    Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Teaching MethodS

    Teaching methods are focused on promoting an interactive, lively learning experience with practical suggestions to enhance clinical problem solving. They include: course content delivered in text format, graphics, pictures, videos, web links, experiential activities, discussion board, e-mail with instructor, and case studies. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

    Price:$142.50
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    Documentation Essentials Part 01 -- Evaluations & Certifications-Documentation
    #3050 Documentation Essentials Part 01 -- Evaluations & Certifications

    DESCRIPTION

    2 Contact Hours

    This Intermediate course will discuss ways to write evaluation, re-evaluation, and certification documentation in compliance with Medicare requirements, to help ensure payment of the claim. The course will focus on the key points that must be present in order to establish the baseline for an episode of care.

    Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies


    COURSE GOAL

    To provide the student with the key elements needed in documentation evaluations, re-evaluations and certifications for Medicare B beneficiaries.

    OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

    • Identify at least five (5) key components that must be present in certification documentation
    • Identify at least four (4) of the key components that must be present to thoroughly document therapy evaluations
    • Identify three (3) reasons when it is appropriate to perform a re-evaluation

    ACCREDITATIONS

    boc_aota

    Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs, Intermediate Level, Professional Issues: Legal, Legislative & Regulatory Issues.. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

    This course is AOTA approved for .2 CEUs

    NBCOT 2.5 PDU


    This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

    *Please note this ASHA approval expires 10.26.15, therefore you must print your completion certificate by that date.

     

    Approved for .2 CEUs
    (2 contact hours) by the
    Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


    State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

    Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

    Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

    This course is also approved by the:

    • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2 Contact Hours
    • Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers for 2 Contact Hours
    • *Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) for 2 CCUs
    • Florida Board of Athletic Training for 2 Content Hours
    • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 2 Content Hours
    • Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for 2 Content Hours
    • Kansas Occupational Therapy Association (KOTA) pre-approved
    • Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.2 CEUs
    • New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2 continuing education credits. NJBPTE Course Approval Number: 595-2014
    • Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee for 2 contact hours

    *FSBPT currently certifies for the following states:

    • Alabama
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Delaware
    • District of Columbia
    • Georgia
    • Indiana
    • Kansas
    • Kentucky
    • Montana
    • Nebraska
    • North Carolina
    • Oregon
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee
    • Utah
    • Vermont
    • Virginia
    • Wisconsin

    Authors and Instructor

    Instructor: Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA is the founder, President/CEO of Dynamic Group. Dynamic Group provides consulting and clinical educational services to the healthcare industry through Dynamic Learning Online, Inc. providing E-Learning for healthcare professionals

    With over thirty- five years of experience in healthcare business operations, adult clinical practice, and Medicare regulatory & reimbursement expertise. Melissa’s career includes over 20 years of experience in clinical practice and management with a focus on adult rehab in long term care/skilled nursing facilities and out-patient rehab clinics.

    Since 2000, her focus has expanded to offer continuing education and training across the therapy spectrum providing time-sensitive, evidence-based online courses developed by industry experts.

    Mrs. Bernstein was nominated and received the highest AOTA honor of a Fellow of Occupational Therapy (FAOTA) at the 2006 conference. Melissa has published several articles and co-authored several book. From August 2006 –November 2009 she served as the Executive Director for NARA, National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies, an organization that represents and supports rehabilitation practices nationally with a focus on legislation and running a rehab business from a clinically and operationally perspective in a challenging environment. She was honored in May 2011 with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Board of Directors of NARA, the first recipient of this award.

    Consultant/Subject Matter Expert: Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC

    Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC is a rehab compliance consulting firm providing consulting and training services, as well outsourced compliance services to therapy clinics, home health agencies, DME suppliers, contract therapy companies, SNFs and other rehab professionals.

    The regulatory environment of Medicare, the ever-changing environment of managed care, and the constant need to develop and implement effective marketing strategies are challenges faced by most rehab providers and therapy clinics. Mrs. Beckley assist Rehab providers with these challenges and provide targeted consulting expertise to enable the organization to meet these challenges

    Contributing Author : Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS is the President and Owner of Progressive Rehab Solutions. In addition to her consulting activities she is also the Vice President and Compliance Officer of a Rehab Agency managing over 300 employees.

    Her hands-on experience ensures that you will be kept on the leading edge of the latest changes to Medicare and other reimbursement and coding changes. Ms. Brewer has her BA in Communications, her MPT from Marquette University and a MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.

    Ms. Brewer is nationally recognized for her expertise in documentation and coding issues and currently serves on the editorial board for the following publications:

    • HCPro’s Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations
    • HcPro's Billing Alert for Long Term Care
    • Eli Healthcare’s: Rehab Report

    Ms. Brewer has authored the books:

    • The How to Manual for Denials and Appeals: Navigating the Medicare Process
    • Restorative Nursing Made Easy
    • The Essential Guide to Rehab Management
    • The Essential Guide to ICD-9 Coding for Therapy Professionals

    Author(s) Disclosures

    Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 01: Evaluations and Certifications, receives no royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC Content Consultant/content expert, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial – Consultant to Documentation Essentials Part 01: Evaluations and Certifications, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS, Contracted Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 01: Evaluations and Certifications, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Teaching Methods

    This course contains content delivered in a text format with references and resources. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

    As a self-directed learner, you are encouraged to practice, seek out and read additional references regarding the subject matter to enhance the contents provided within this course.

    Price:$57.00
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    Documentation Essentials - 10 Part Series-Documentation
    #3050B Documentation Essentials - 10 Part Series

    DESCRIPTION

    Introductory-Intermediate Level
    10-Part Course Series: 16 hours 

    Purchase this entire 10-part series at a 20% discount!

    The ten-parts that make up this Documentation Series allow the learners to focus on all the necessary tools needed to work with patients in Medicare skilled facilities.

    Content of these ten courses will enhance the therapists knowledge in Part A & B documentation,  writing measurable and achievable goals, provide “medically necessary” therapy services, coding for clean claims, denials and appeals process, and develop necessary Home Exercise Program (HEP) for discharged patients. Therapists will also receive the new MDS 3.0 for Part A to have the most current knowledge of the Medicare requirements within SNF’s.

    ACCREDITATIONS

    boc_aota

    Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). These programs are at the Introductory Level, Professional Issues: Legal, Legislative & Regulatory Issues. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

    These courses are individually approved for AOTA CEUs.

    These courses are individually approved by the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.

    • State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

    • Approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

    • Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

    These courses have been individually approved* by State Boards or other Associations.

    *See specific course listings for full details on approvals

    Authors and Instructor

    Instructor: Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA is the founder, President/CEO of Dynamic Group. Dynamic Group provides consulting and clinical educational services to the healthcare industry through Dynamic Learning Online, Inc. providing E-Learning for healthcare professionals

    With over thirty- five years of experience in healthcare business operations, adult clinical practice, and Medicare regulatory & reimbursement expertise. Melissa’s career includes over 20 years of experience in clinical practice and management with a focus on adult rehab in long term care/skilled nursing facilities and out-patient rehab clinics.

    Since 2000, her focus has expanded to offer continuing education and training across the therapy spectrum providing time-sensitive, evidence-based online courses developed by industry experts.

    Mrs. Bernstein was nominated and received the highest AOTA honor of a Fellow of Occupational Therapy (FAOTA) at the 2006 conference. Melissa has published several articles and co-authored several book. From August 2006 –November 2009 she served as the Executive Director for NARA, National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies, an organization that represents and supports rehabilitation practices nationally with a focus on legislation and running a rehab business from a clinically and operationally perspective in a challenging environment. She was honored in May 2011 with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Board of Directors of NARA, the first recipient of this award.

    Consultant/Subject Matter Expert: Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC

    Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC is a rehab compliance consulting firm providing consulting and training services, as well outsourced compliance services to therapy clinics, home health agencies, DME suppliers, contract therapy companies, SNFs and other rehab professionals.

    The regulatory environment of Medicare, the ever-changing environment of managed care, and the constant need to develop and implement effective marketing strategies are challenges faced by most rehab providers and therapy clinics. Mrs. Beckley assist Rehab providers with these challenges and provide targeted consulting expertise to enable the organization to meet these challenges

    Contributing Author : Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS is the President and Owner of Progressive Rehab Solutions. In addition to her consulting activities she is also the Vice President and Compliance Officer of a Rehab Agency managing over 300 employees.

    Her hands-on experience ensures that you will be kept on the leading edge of the latest changes to Medicare and other reimbursement and coding changes. Ms. Brewer has her BA in Communications, her MPT from Marquette University and a MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.

    Ms. Brewer is nationally recognized for her expertise in documentation and coding issues and currently serves on the editorial board for the following publications:

    • HCPro’s Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations
    • HcPro's Billing Alert for Long Term Care
    • Eli Healthcare’s: Rehab Report

    Ms. Brewer has authored the books:

    • The How to Manual for Denials and Appeals: Navigating the Medicare Process
    • Restorative Nursing Made Easy
    • The Essential Guide to Rehab Management
    • The Essential Guide to ICD-9 Coding for Therapy Professionals

    Author(s) Disclosures

    Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 01: Evaluations and Certifications (change these out for each of the courses), receives no royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC Content Consultant/content expert, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial – Consultant to Documentation Essentials Part 01: Evaluations and Certifications, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS, Contracted Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 01: Evaluations and Certifications, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Teaching MethodS

    Teaching methods for these courses include course content delivered in text format with graphics, and web links to access current, time-sensitive legislative documents and resources. Final exams are required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in each course to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

    Price:$365.00
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    Documentation Essentials Part 02 -- Coding Clean Claims-Documentation
    #3051 Documentation Essentials Part 02 -- Coding Clean Claims

    DESCRIPTION

    2 Contact Hours

    This Intermediate course is designed to help therapists understand the basics of the coding required in order to submit a clean claim to Medicare B. The coding topics covered in this course include ICD-9 (International Classification of Diseases) coding, CPT (Current Procedural Technology) coding, and understanding the CCI (Correct Coding Initiative) edits process.

    Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies


    COURSE GOAL

    The learner will gain a general understanding of Medicare B therapy claims and the processes through which claims are coded.

    OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

    • Write and correctly assign treatment and medical ICD-9 codes to patient’s claim
    • Count correctly the time spent with the patient through accurate use of CPT codes
    • Recognize how to support the presence of the 59 modifier for CCI edits appropriately

    ACCREDITATIONS

    boc_aota

    Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs, Intermediate Level, Professional Issues: Legal, Legislative & Regulatory Issues.. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

    This course is AOTA approved for .2 CEUs

    NBCOT 2.5 PDU


    This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

    *Please note this ASHA approval expires 11.01.15, therefore you must print your completion certificate by that date.

     

    Approved for .2 CEUs
    (2 contact hours) by the
    Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


    State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

    Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

    Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

    This course is also approved by the:

    • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2 Contact Hours
    • Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers for 2 Contact Hours
    • *Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) for 2 CCUs
    • Florida Board of Athletic Training for 2 Content Hours
    • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 2 Content Hours
    • Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for 2 Content Hours
    • Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.2 CEUs
    • Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee for 2 contact hours

    *FSBPT currently certifies for the following states:

    • Alabama
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Delaware
    • District of Columbia
    • Georgia
    • Indiana
    • Kansas
    • Kentucky
    • Montana
    • Nebraska
    • North Carolina
    • Oregon
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee
    • Utah
    • Vermont
    • Virginia
    • Wisconsin

    Authors and Instructor

    Instructor: Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA is the founder, President/CEO of Dynamic Group. Dynamic Group provides consulting and clinical educational services to the healthcare industry through Dynamic Learning Online, Inc. providing E-Learning for healthcare professionals

    With over thirty- five years of experience in healthcare business operations, adult clinical practice, and Medicare regulatory & reimbursement expertise. Melissa’s career includes over 20 years of experience in clinical practice and management with a focus on adult rehab in long term care/skilled nursing facilities and out-patient rehab clinics.

    Since 2000, her focus has expanded to offer continuing education and training across the therapy spectrum providing time-sensitive, evidence-based online courses developed by industry experts.

    Mrs. Bernstein was nominated and received the highest AOTA honor of a Fellow of Occupational Therapy (FAOTA) at the 2006 conference. Melissa has published several articles and co-authored several book. From August 2006 –November 2009 she served as the Executive Director for NARA, National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies, an organization that represents and supports rehabilitation practices nationally with a focus on legislation and running a rehab business from a clinically and operationally perspective in a challenging environment. She was honored in May 2011 with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Board of Directors of NARA, the first recipient of this award.

    Consultant/Subject Matter Expert: Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC

    Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC is a rehab compliance consulting firm providing consulting and training services, as well outsourced compliance services to therapy clinics, home health agencies, DME suppliers, contract therapy companies, SNFs and other rehab professionals.

    The regulatory environment of Medicare, the ever-changing environment of managed care, and the constant need to develop and implement effective marketing strategies are challenges faced by most rehab providers and therapy clinics. Mrs. Beckley assist Rehab providers with these challenges and provide targeted consulting expertise to enable the organization to meet these challenges

    Contributing Author : Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS is the President and Owner of Progressive Rehab Solutions. In addition to her consulting activities she is also the Vice President and Compliance Officer of a Rehab Agency managing over 300 employees.

    Her hands-on experience ensures that you will be kept on the leading edge of the latest changes to Medicare and other reimbursement and coding changes. Ms. Brewer has her BA in Communications, her MPT from Marquette University and a MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.

    Ms. Brewer is nationally recognized for her expertise in documentation and coding issues and currently serves on the editorial board for the following publications:

    • HCPro’s Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations
    • HcPro's Billing Alert for Long Term Care
    • Eli Healthcare’s: Rehab Report

    Ms. Brewer has authored the books:

    • The How to Manual for Denials and Appeals: Navigating the Medicare Process
    • Restorative Nursing Made Easy
    • The Essential Guide to Rehab Management
    • The Essential Guide to ICD-9 Coding for Therapy Professionals

    Author(s) Disclosures

    Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 02: Coding Clean Claims, receives no royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC Content Consultant/content expert, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial – Consultant to Documentation Essentials Part 02: Coding Clean Claims, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS, Contracted Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 02: Coding Clean Claims, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Teaching Methods

    This course contains content delivered in a text format with references and resources. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

    As a self-directed learner, you are encouraged to practice, seek out and read additional references regarding the subject matter to enhance the contents provided within this course.

    Price:$57.00
    Qty:  

    Documentation Essentials Part 03 -- Goal Writing-Documentation
    #3052 Documentation Essentials Part 03 -- Goal Writing

    DESCRIPTION

    1 Contact Hour

    This Intermediate course will teach therapists to write clear, measurable and achievable goals that will assist in demonstrating progress in the medical record.

    Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies


    COURSE GOAL

    The participant will be able to write a personalized goal for a patient that is individualized, objective and demonstrates a strong relation to function.

    OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

    • Identify the five essential components of writing a good therapy goal
    • Write a long-term goal that demonstrates the expected outcome with the therapy plan of care
    • Produce effective documentation to support when a goal is not being met in a timely fashion, in order to support the medical necessity of therapy services

    ACCREDITATIONS

    boc_aota

    Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for 0.1 CEU, Intermediate Level, Professional Issues: Legal, Legislative & Regulatory Issues. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

    This course is AOTA approved for .1 CEU

    NBCOT 1.25 PDU










    This program is offered for 0.1 CEU (Intermediate level, Related area).

    *Please note this ASHA approval expires 10.27.15, therefore you must print your completion certificate by that date.

     

    Approved for .1 CEU
    (1 contact hour) by the
    Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


    State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

    Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

    Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

    This course is also approved by the:

    • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1 Contact Hour
    • Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers for 1 Contact Hour
    • *Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) for 1 CCU
    • Florida Board of Athletic Training for 1 Content Hour
    • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 1 Content Hour
    • Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for 1 Content Hour
    • Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 CEU
    • Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee for 1 contact hour
    • Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy for 1 contact hour

    *FSBPT currently certifies for the following states:

    • Alabama
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Delaware
    • District of Columbia
    • Georgia
    • Indiana
    • Kansas
    • Kentucky
    • Montana
    • Nebraska
    • North Carolina
    • Oregon
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee
    • Utah
    • Vermont
    • Virginia
    • Wisconsin

    Authors and Instructor

    Instructor: Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA is the founder, President/CEO of Dynamic Group. Dynamic Group provides consulting and clinical educational services to the healthcare industry through Dynamic Learning Online, Inc. providing E-Learning for healthcare professionals

    With over thirty- five years of experience in healthcare business operations, adult clinical practice, and Medicare regulatory & reimbursement expertise. Melissa’s career includes over 20 years of experience in clinical practice and management with a focus on adult rehab in long term care/skilled nursing facilities and out-patient rehab clinics.

    Since 2000, her focus has expanded to offer continuing education and training across the therapy spectrum providing time-sensitive, evidence-based online courses developed by industry experts.

    Mrs. Bernstein was nominated and received the highest AOTA honor of a Fellow of Occupational Therapy (FAOTA) at the 2006 conference. Melissa has published several articles and co-authored several book. From August 2006 –November 2009 she served as the Executive Director for NARA, National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies, an organization that represents and supports rehabilitation practices nationally with a focus on legislation and running a rehab business from a clinically and operationally perspective in a challenging environment. She was honored in May 2011 with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Board of Directors of NARA, the first recipient of this award.

    Consultant/Subject Matter Expert: Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC

    Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC is a rehab compliance consulting firm providing consulting and training services, as well outsourced compliance services to therapy clinics, home health agencies, DME suppliers, contract therapy companies, SNFs and other rehab professionals.

    The regulatory environment of Medicare, the ever-changing environment of managed care, and the constant need to develop and implement effective marketing strategies are challenges faced by most rehab providers and therapy clinics. Mrs. Beckley assist Rehab providers with these challenges and provide targeted consulting expertise to enable the organization to meet these challenges

    Contributing Author : Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS is the President and Owner of Progressive Rehab Solutions. In addition to her consulting activities she is also the Vice President and Compliance Officer of a Rehab Agency managing over 300 employees.

    Her hands-on experience ensures that you will be kept on the leading edge of the latest changes to Medicare and other reimbursement and coding changes. Ms. Brewer has her BA in Communications, her MPT from Marquette University and a MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.

    Ms. Brewer is nationally recognized for her expertise in documentation and coding issues and currently serves on the editorial board for the following publications:

    • HCPro’s Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations
    • HcPro's Billing Alert for Long Term Care
    • Eli Healthcare’s: Rehab Report

    Ms. Brewer has authored the books:

    • The How to Manual for Denials and Appeals: Navigating the Medicare Process
    • Restorative Nursing Made Easy
    • The Essential Guide to Rehab Management
    • The Essential Guide to ICD-9 Coding for Therapy Professionals

    Author(s) Disclosures

    Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 03: Goal Writing, receives no royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC Content Consultant/content expert, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial – Consultant to Documentation Essentials Part 03: Goal Writing, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS, Contracted Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 03: Goal Writing, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Teaching Methods

    This course contains content delivered in a text format with references and resources. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

    As a self-directed learner, you are encouraged to practice, seek out and read additional references regarding the subject matter to enhance the contents provided within this course.

    Price:$28.50
    Qty:  

    Documentation Essentials Part 04 -- Daily Notes & Progress Notes-Documentation
    #3053 Documentation Essentials Part 04 -- Daily Notes & Progress Notes

    DESCRIPTION

    2 Contact Hours

    Intermediate Level: This course will introduce the required documentation components for daily notes and therapy progress notes. Included are the requirements set by Medicare B, as well as important tips on how to improve documentation to capture medical necessity and skills of the therapist.

    Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies


    COURSE GOAL

    To provide the information therapists need to write appropriate daily notes, and progress notes for Medicare B beneficiaries receiving therapy services.

    OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

    • Identify the four (4) essential components of a daily note
    • Identify the six (6) essential components of a progress note
    • Identify the practitioner required to write the daily note and the progress note, according to compliance standards.
    • Identify documentation pitfalls to avoid when writing a daily note and a progress note.

    ACCREDITATIONS

    boc_aota

    Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs, Intermediate Level, Professional Issues: Legal, Legislative & Regulatory Issues.. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

    This course is AOTA approved for .2 CEUs

    NBCOT 2.5 PDU


    This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

    *Please note this ASHA approval expires 10.27.15, therefore you must print your completion certificate by that date.

     

    Approved for .2 CEUs
    (2 contact hours) by the
    Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


    State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

    Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

    Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

    This course is also approved by the:

    • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2 Contact Hours
    • Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers for 2 Contact Hours
    • *Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) for 2 CCUs
    • Florida Board of Athletic Training for 2 Content Hours.
    • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 2 Content Hours
    • Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for 2 Content Hours
    • Kansas Occupational Therapy Association (KOTA) pre-approved
    • Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.2 CEUs
    • New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2 continuing education credits. NJBPTE Course Approval Number: 596-2014
    • Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee for 2 contact hours
    • Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy for 2 contact hours

    *FSBPT currently certifies for the following states:

    • Alabama
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Delaware
    • District of Columbia
    • Georgia
    • Indiana
    • Kansas
    • Kentucky
    • Montana
    • Nebraska
    • North Carolina
    • Oregon
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee
    • Utah
    • Vermont
    • Virginia
    • Wisconsin

    Authors and Instructor

    Instructor: Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA is the founder, President/CEO of Dynamic Group. Dynamic Group provides consulting and clinical educational services to the healthcare industry through Dynamic Learning Online, Inc. providing E-Learning for healthcare professionals

    With over thirty- five years of experience in healthcare business operations, adult clinical practice, and Medicare regulatory & reimbursement expertise. Melissa’s career includes over 20 years of experience in clinical practice and management with a focus on adult rehab in long term care/skilled nursing facilities and out-patient rehab clinics.

    Since 2000, her focus has expanded to offer continuing education and training across the therapy spectrum providing time-sensitive, evidence-based online courses developed by industry experts.

    Mrs. Bernstein was nominated and received the highest AOTA honor of a Fellow of Occupational Therapy (FAOTA) at the 2006 conference. Melissa has published several articles and co-authored several book. From August 2006 –November 2009 she served as the Executive Director for NARA, National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies, an organization that represents and supports rehabilitation practices nationally with a focus on legislation and running a rehab business from a clinically and operationally perspective in a challenging environment. She was honored in May 2011 with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Board of Directors of NARA, the first recipient of this award.

    Consultant/Subject Matter Expert: Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC

    Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC is a rehab compliance consulting firm providing consulting and training services, as well outsourced compliance services to therapy clinics, home health agencies, DME suppliers, contract therapy companies, SNFs and other rehab professionals.

    The regulatory environment of Medicare, the ever-changing environment of managed care, and the constant need to develop and implement effective marketing strategies are challenges faced by most rehab providers and therapy clinics. Mrs. Beckley assist Rehab providers with these challenges and provide targeted consulting expertise to enable the organization to meet these challenges

    Contributing Author : Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS is the President and Owner of Progressive Rehab Solutions. In addition to her consulting activities she is also the Vice President and Compliance Officer of a Rehab Agency managing over 300 employees.

    Her hands-on experience ensures that you will be kept on the leading edge of the latest changes to Medicare and other reimbursement and coding changes. Ms. Brewer has her BA in Communications, her MPT from Marquette University and a MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.

    Ms. Brewer is nationally recognized for her expertise in documentation and coding issues and currently serves on the editorial board for the following publications:

    • HCPro’s Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations
    • HcPro's Billing Alert for Long Term Care
    • Eli Healthcare’s: Rehab Report

    Ms. Brewer has authored the books:

    • The How to Manual for Denials and Appeals: Navigating the Medicare Process
    • Restorative Nursing Made Easy
    • The Essential Guide to Rehab Management
    • The Essential Guide to ICD-9 Coding for Therapy Professionals

    Author(s) Disclosures

    Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 04: Daily Notes & Progress Notes, receives no royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC Content Consultant/content expert, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial – Consultant to Documentation Essentials Part 04: Daily Notes & Progress Notes, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS, Contracted Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 04: Daily Notes & Progress Notes, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Teaching Methods

    This course contains content delivered in a text format with references and resources. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

    As a self-directed learner, you are encouraged to practice, seek out and read additional references regarding the subject matter to enhance the contents provided within this course.

    Price:$57.00
    Qty:  

    Documentation Essentials Part 05 -- Understanding Medical Necessity-Documentation
    #3054 Documentation Essentials Part 05 -- Understanding Medical Necessity

    DESCRIPTION

    2 Contact Hours

    This Intermediate course will show how to make the documentation for therapy services support the need for medically reasonable and necessary therapy services. The student will learn the requirements set by Medicare B, as well as important tips on how to improve documentation to include medical necessity and skills of the therapist

    Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies


    COURSE GOAL

    The student will be able to identify the key elements that should be present to support the medically necessity of therapy services for a Medicare B beneficiary.

    OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

    • Identify the six (6) essential components of documenting a medical necessity
    • Identify three (3) strategies to include this documentation upon evaluation, in progress notes, and upon discharge to ensure payment
    • Identify three (3) documentation pitfalls to avoid regarding writing a statement of medical necessity for therapy services

    ACCREDITATIONS

    boc_aota

    Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs, Intermediate Level, Professional Issues: Legal, Legislative & Regulatory Issues.. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

    This course is AOTA approved for .2 CEUs

    NBCOT 2.5 PDU


    This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

    *Please note this ASHA approval expires 11.07.15, therefore you must print your completion certificate by that date.

     

    Approved for .2 CEUs
    (2 contact hours) by the
    Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


    State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

    Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

    Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

    This course is also approved by the:

    • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2 Contact Hours
    • DC Board of Physical Therapy for 2 contact hours
    • Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers for 2 Contact Hours
    • *Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) for 2 CCUs
    • Florida Board of Athletic Training for 2 Content Hours.
    • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 2 Content Hours
    • Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for 2 Content Hours
    • Kansas Occupational Therapy Association (KOTA) pre-approved
    • Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.2 CEUs
    • Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee for 2 contact hours
    • Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy for 2 contact hours

    *FSBPT currently certifies for the following states:

    • Alabama
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Delaware
    • District of Columbia
    • Georgia
    • Indiana
    • Kansas
    • Kentucky
    • Montana
    • Nebraska
    • North Carolina
    • Oregon
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee
    • Utah
    • Vermont
    • Virginia
    • Wisconsin

    Author and Instructor

    Authors and Instructor

    Instructor: Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA is the founder, President/CEO of Dynamic Group. Dynamic Group provides consulting and clinical educational services to the healthcare industry through Dynamic Learning Online, Inc. providing E-Learning for healthcare professionals

    With over thirty- five years of experience in healthcare business operations, adult clinical practice, and Medicare regulatory & reimbursement expertise. Melissa’s career includes over 20 years of experience in clinical practice and management with a focus on adult rehab in long term care/skilled nursing facilities and out-patient rehab clinics.

    Since 2000, her focus has expanded to offer continuing education and training across the therapy spectrum providing time-sensitive, evidence-based online courses developed by industry experts.

    Mrs. Bernstein was nominated and received the highest AOTA honor of a Fellow of Occupational Therapy (FAOTA) at the 2006 conference. Melissa has published several articles and co-authored several book. From August 2006 –November 2009 she served as the Executive Director for NARA, National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies, an organization that represents and supports rehabilitation practices nationally with a focus on legislation and running a rehab business from a clinically and operationally perspective in a challenging environment. She was honored in May 2011 with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Board of Directors of NARA, the first recipient of this award.

    Consultant/Subject Matter Expert: Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC

    Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC is a rehab compliance consulting firm providing consulting and training services, as well outsourced compliance services to therapy clinics, home health agencies, DME suppliers, contract therapy companies, SNFs and other rehab professionals.

    The regulatory environment of Medicare, the ever-changing environment of managed care, and the constant need to develop and implement effective marketing strategies are challenges faced by most rehab providers and therapy clinics. Mrs. Beckley assist Rehab providers with these challenges and provide targeted consulting expertise to enable the organization to meet these challenges

    Contributing Author : Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS is the President and Owner of Progressive Rehab Solutions. In addition to her consulting activities she is also the Vice President and Compliance Officer of a Rehab Agency managing over 300 employees.

    Her hands-on experience ensures that you will be kept on the leading edge of the latest changes to Medicare and other reimbursement and coding changes. Ms. Brewer has her BA in Communications, her MPT from Marquette University and a MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.

    Ms. Brewer is nationally recognized for her expertise in documentation and coding issues and currently serves on the editorial board for the following publications:

    • HCPro’s Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations
    • HcPro's Billing Alert for Long Term Care
    • Eli Healthcare’s: Rehab Report

    Ms. Brewer has authored the books:

    • The How to Manual for Denials and Appeals: Navigating the Medicare Process
    • Restorative Nursing Made Easy
    • The Essential Guide to Rehab Management
    • The Essential Guide to ICD-9 Coding for Therapy Professionals

    Author(s) Disclosures

    Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 05: Understanding Medical Necessity, receives no royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC Content Consultant/content expert, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial – Consultant to Documentation Essentials Part 05: Understanding Medical Necessity, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS, Contracted Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 05: Understanding Medical Necessity, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Teaching Methods

    This course contains content delivered in a text format with references and resources. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

    As a self-directed learner, you are encouraged to practice, seek out and read additional references regarding the subject matter to enhance the contents provided within this course.

    Price:$57.00
    Qty:  

    Documentation Essentials Part 06 -- Writing a Successful HEP & Restorative NP-Documentation
    #3055 Documentation Essentials Part 06 -- Writing a Successful HEP & Restorative NP

    DESCRIPTION

    2 Contact Hours

    Part of a therapist’s responsibility when providing services for a Medicare B beneficiary is to design a program that facilitates carryover from gains made in therapy to maintenance and continued improvement in a home living environment. This Intermediate program takes the form of a home exercise program for independent patients, and may be a restorative nursing or functional maintenance program for those living in a skilled nursing facility (SNF). This course will introduce the components necessary to document these programs effectively.

    Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies


    COURSE GOAL

    To present the components of home exercise and restorative nursing programs in keeping with Medicare guidelines.

    OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

    • Identify the appropriate time to begin training and documenting a home exercise program or restorative nursing recommendations
    • Identify the five (5) skills of a therapist needed to help support the medical necessity of the intervention
    • Identify two (2) key programs under which a restorative nursing recommendation should be made to help qualify a resident for the “Rehab Low” category

    ACCREDITATIONS

    boc_aota

    Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs, Intermediate Level, Professional Issues: Legal, Legislative & Regulatory Issues.. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

    This course is AOTA approved for .2 CEUs

    NBCOT 2.5 PDU










    This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

    *Please note this ASHA approval expires 11.07.15, therefore you must print your completion certificate by that date.

     

    Approved for .2 CEUs
    (2 contact hours) by the
    Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


    State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

    Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

    Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

    This course is also approved by the:

    • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2 Contact Hours
    • DC Board of Physical Therapy for 2 contact hours
    • Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers for 2 Contact Hours
    • Florida Board of Athletic Training
    • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
    • Florida Statewide Public Guardianship Office
    • Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for 2 Content Hours
    • *Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) for 2 CCUs
    • Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.2 CEUs
    • Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee for 2 contact hours
    • Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy for 2 contact hours

    *FSBPT currently certifies for the following states:

    • Alabama
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Delaware
    • District of Columbia
    • Georgia
    • Indiana
    • Kansas
    • Kentucky
    • Montana
    • Nebraska
    • North Carolina
    • Oregon
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee
    • Utah
    • Vermont
    • Virginia
    • Wisconsin

    Authors and Instructor

    Instructor: Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA is the founder, President/CEO of Dynamic Group. Dynamic Group provides consulting and clinical educational services to the healthcare industry through Dynamic Learning Online, Inc. providing E-Learning for healthcare professionals

    With over thirty- five years of experience in healthcare business operations, adult clinical practice, and Medicare regulatory & reimbursement expertise. Melissa’s career includes over 20 years of experience in clinical practice and management with a focus on adult rehab in long term care/skilled nursing facilities and out-patient rehab clinics.

    Since 2000, her focus has expanded to offer continuing education and training across the therapy spectrum providing time-sensitive, evidence-based online courses developed by industry experts.

    Mrs. Bernstein was nominated and received the highest AOTA honor of a Fellow of Occupational Therapy (FAOTA) at the 2006 conference. Melissa has published several articles and co-authored several book. From August 2006 –November 2009 she served as the Executive Director for NARA, National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies, an organization that represents and supports rehabilitation practices nationally with a focus on legislation and running a rehab business from a clinically and operationally perspective in a challenging environment. She was honored in May 2011 with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Board of Directors of NARA, the first recipient of this award.

    Consultant/Subject Matter Expert: Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC

    Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC is a rehab compliance consulting firm providing consulting and training services, as well outsourced compliance services to therapy clinics, home health agencies, DME suppliers, contract therapy companies, SNFs and other rehab professionals.

    The regulatory environment of Medicare, the ever-changing environment of managed care, and the constant need to develop and implement effective marketing strategies are challenges faced by most rehab providers and therapy clinics. Mrs. Beckley assist Rehab providers with these challenges and provide targeted consulting expertise to enable the organization to meet these challenges

    Contributing Author : Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS is the President and Owner of Progressive Rehab Solutions. In addition to her consulting activities she is also the Vice President and Compliance Officer of a Rehab Agency managing over 300 employees.

    Her hands-on experience ensures that you will be kept on the leading edge of the latest changes to Medicare and other reimbursement and coding changes. Ms. Brewer has her BA in Communications, her MPT from Marquette University and a MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.

    Ms. Brewer is nationally recognized for her expertise in documentation and coding issues and currently serves on the editorial board for the following publications:

    • HCPro’s Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations
    • HcPro's Billing Alert for Long Term Care
    • Eli Healthcare’s: Rehab Report

    Ms. Brewer has authored the books:

    • The How to Manual for Denials and Appeals: Navigating the Medicare Process
    • Restorative Nursing Made Easy
    • The Essential Guide to Rehab Management
    • The Essential Guide to ICD-9 Coding for Therapy Professionals

    Author(s) Disclosures

    Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 06: Writing a Successful HEP & Restorative NP, receives no royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC Content Consultant/content expert, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial – Consultant to Documentation Essentials Part 06: Writing a Successful HEP & Restorative NP, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS, Contracted Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 06: Writing a Successful HEP & Restorative NP, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Teaching Methods

    This course contains content delivered in a text format with references and resources. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

    As a self-directed learner, you are encouraged to practice, seek out and read additional references regarding the subject matter to enhance the contents provided within this course.

    Price:$57.00
    Qty:  

    Documentation Essentials Part 07 -- Discharge Summaries-Documentation
    #3056 Documentation Essentials Part 07 -- Discharge Summaries

    DESCRIPTION

    1 Contact Hour

    Intermediate Level: Regardless of your payor source, a therapy plan of care cannot be closed without a proper discharge note. It is the clinician’s final opportunity to justify the services provided, demonstrate progress, and provide closure to the “story” of the patient’s treatment. This course provides the required documentation components of discharge from therapy services, including requirements set by Medicare B, as well as important tips on how to capture medical necessity and skills of the therapist.

    Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies


    COURSE GOAL

    To provide the steps necessary for writing an appropriate discharge notes in accordance with Medicare B regulations.

    OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

    • Identify the 6 essential components of a discharge note
    • Identify who the Medicare Guidelines state as the appropriate practitioner required for compliance to write the discharge note.
    • Identify documentation pitfalls to avoid regarding writing a discharge from therapy services
    • Identify a Medicare acceptable discharge note for a Medicare B beneficiary receiving therapy services

    ACCREDITATIONS

    boc_aota

    Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for 0.1 CEUs, Intermediate Level, Professional Issues: Legal, Legislative & Regulatory Issues.. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

    This course is AOTA approved for .1 CEU

    NBCOT 1.25 PDU


    This program is offered for 0.1 CEU (Intermediate level, Related area).

    *Please note this ASHA approval expires 11.07.15, therefore you must print your completion certificate by that date.

     

    Approved for .1 CEU
    (1 contact hour) by the
    Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


    State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

    Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

    Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

    This course is also approved by the:

    • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1 Contact Hour
    • Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers for 1 Contact Hour
    • Florida Board of Athletic Training for 1 Content Hour
    • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
    • Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for 1 Content Hour
    • *Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) for 1 CCU
    • Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 CEU
    • Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee for 1 contact hour
    • Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy for 1 contact hour

    *FSBPT currently certifies for the following states:

    • Alabama
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Delaware
    • District of Columbia
    • Georgia
    • Indiana
    • Kansas
    • Kentucky
    • Montana
    • Nebraska
    • North Carolina
    • Oregon
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee
    • Utah
    • Vermont
    • Virginia
    • Wisconsin

    Authors and Instructor

    Instructor: Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA is the founder, President/CEO of Dynamic Group. Dynamic Group provides consulting and clinical educational services to the healthcare industry through Dynamic Learning Online, Inc. providing E-Learning for healthcare professionals

    With over thirty- five years of experience in healthcare business operations, adult clinical practice, and Medicare regulatory & reimbursement expertise. Melissa’s career includes over 20 years of experience in clinical practice and management with a focus on adult rehab in long term care/skilled nursing facilities and out-patient rehab clinics.

    Since 2000, her focus has expanded to offer continuing education and training across the therapy spectrum providing time-sensitive, evidence-based online courses developed by industry experts.

    Mrs. Bernstein was nominated and received the highest AOTA honor of a Fellow of Occupational Therapy (FAOTA) at the 2006 conference. Melissa has published several articles and co-authored several book. From August 2006 –November 2009 she served as the Executive Director for NARA, National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies, an organization that represents and supports rehabilitation practices nationally with a focus on legislation and running a rehab business from a clinically and operationally perspective in a challenging environment. She was honored in May 2011 with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Board of Directors of NARA, the first recipient of this award.

    Consultant/Subject Matter Expert: Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC

    Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC is a rehab compliance consulting firm providing consulting and training services, as well outsourced compliance services to therapy clinics, home health agencies, DME suppliers, contract therapy companies, SNFs and other rehab professionals.

    The regulatory environment of Medicare, the ever-changing environment of managed care, and the constant need to develop and implement effective marketing strategies are challenges faced by most rehab providers and therapy clinics. Mrs. Beckley assist Rehab providers with these challenges and provide targeted consulting expertise to enable the organization to meet these challenges

    Contributing Author : Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS is the President and Owner of Progressive Rehab Solutions. In addition to her consulting activities she is also the Vice President and Compliance Officer of a Rehab Agency managing over 300 employees.

    Her hands-on experience ensures that you will be kept on the leading edge of the latest changes to Medicare and other reimbursement and coding changes. Ms. Brewer has her BA in Communications, her MPT from Marquette University and a MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.

    Ms. Brewer is nationally recognized for her expertise in documentation and coding issues and currently serves on the editorial board for the following publications:

    • HCPro’s Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations
    • HcPro's Billing Alert for Long Term Care
    • Eli Healthcare’s: Rehab Report

    Ms. Brewer has authored the books:

    • The How to Manual for Denials and Appeals: Navigating the Medicare Process
    • Restorative Nursing Made Easy
    • The Essential Guide to Rehab Management
    • The Essential Guide to ICD-9 Coding for Therapy Professionals

    Author(s) Disclosures

    Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 07: Discharge Summaries, receives no royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC Content Consultant/content expert, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial – Consultant to Documentation Essentials Part 07: Discharge Summaries, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS, Contracted Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 07: Discharge Summaries, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Teaching Methods

    This course contains content delivered in a text format with references and resources. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

    As a self-directed learner, you are encouraged to practice, seek out and read additional references regarding the subject matter to enhance the contents provided within this course.

    Price:$28.50
    Qty:  

    Documentation Essentials Part 08 -- Navigating the Denials and Appeals Process-Documentation
    #3057 Documentation Essentials Part 08 -- Navigating the Denials and Appeals Process

    DESCRIPTION

    1 Contact Hour

    All therapy services provided to a Medicare B beneficiary under their benefit are subject to the scrutiny of Medicare as the payor. Some claims are paid, some are not. This Intermediate course will assist therapists in understanding how to navigate the appeals and denials processes when a claim for services provided to a Medicare B beneficiary has been denied by the Medicare Approved Contractor (MAC), fiscal intermediary or carrier.

    Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies


    COURSE GOAL

    To provide a guide through the Medicare B appeals process.

    OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

    • Identify the five levels of appeal for a Medicare B therapy claim
    • Identify the three (3) forms used at each level and the criteria identified by CMS that needs to be present in order to proceed with the appeal
    • Identify three (3) documentation strategies that can be used to help optimize your chance of appeal of the denial decision.

    ACCREDITATIONS

    boc_aota

    Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for 0.1 CEU, Intermediate Level, Professional Issues: Legal, Legislative & Regulatory Issues.. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

    This course is AOTA approved for .1 CEU

    NBCOT 1.25 PDU










    This program is offered for 0.1 CEU (Intermediate level, Related area).

    *Please note this ASHA approval expires 11.08.15, therefore you must print your completion certificate by that date.

     

    Approved for .1 CEU
    (1 contact hour) by the
    Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


    State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

    Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

    Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

    This course is also approved by the:

    • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1 Contact Hour
    • Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers for 1 Contact Hour
    • Florida Board of Athletic Training
    • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
    • Florida Statewide Public Guardianship Office
    • Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for 1 Content Hour
    • *Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) for 1 CCU
    • Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 CEU
    • Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee for 1 contact hour

    *FSBPT currently certifies for the following states:

    • Alabama
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Delaware
    • District of Columbia
    • Georgia
    • Indiana
    • Kansas
    • Kentucky
    • Montana
    • Nebraska
    • North Carolina
    • Oregon
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee
    • Utah
    • Vermont
    • Virginia
    • Wisconsin

    Authors and Instructor

    Instructor: Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA is the founder, President/CEO of Dynamic Group. Dynamic Group provides consulting and clinical educational services to the healthcare industry through Dynamic Learning Online, Inc. providing E-Learning for healthcare professionals

    With over thirty- five years of experience in healthcare business operations, adult clinical practice, and Medicare regulatory & reimbursement expertise. Melissa’s career includes over 20 years of experience in clinical practice and management with a focus on adult rehab in long term care/skilled nursing facilities and out-patient rehab clinics.

    Since 2000, her focus has expanded to offer continuing education and training across the therapy spectrum providing time-sensitive, evidence-based online courses developed by industry experts.

    Mrs. Bernstein was nominated and received the highest AOTA honor of a Fellow of Occupational Therapy (FAOTA) at the 2006 conference. Melissa has published several articles and co-authored several book. From August 2006 –November 2009 she served as the Executive Director for NARA, National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies, an organization that represents and supports rehabilitation practices nationally with a focus on legislation and running a rehab business from a clinically and operationally perspective in a challenging environment. She was honored in May 2011 with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Board of Directors of NARA, the first recipient of this award.

    Consultant/Subject Matter Expert: Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC

    Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC is a rehab compliance consulting firm providing consulting and training services, as well outsourced compliance services to therapy clinics, home health agencies, DME suppliers, contract therapy companies, SNFs and other rehab professionals.

    The regulatory environment of Medicare, the ever-changing environment of managed care, and the constant need to develop and implement effective marketing strategies are challenges faced by most rehab providers and therapy clinics. Mrs. Beckley assist Rehab providers with these challenges and provide targeted consulting expertise to enable the organization to meet these challenges

    Contributing Author : Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS is the President and Owner of Progressive Rehab Solutions. In addition to her consulting activities she is also the Vice President and Compliance Officer of a Rehab Agency managing over 300 employees.

    Her hands-on experience ensures that you will be kept on the leading edge of the latest changes to Medicare and other reimbursement and coding changes. Ms. Brewer has her BA in Communications, her MPT from Marquette University and a MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.

    Ms. Brewer is nationally recognized for her expertise in documentation and coding issues and currently serves on the editorial board for the following publications:

    • HCPro’s Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations
    • HcPro's Billing Alert for Long Term Care
    • Eli Healthcare’s: Rehab Report

    Ms. Brewer has authored the books:

    • The How to Manual for Denials and Appeals: Navigating the Medicare Process
    • Restorative Nursing Made Easy
    • The Essential Guide to Rehab Management
    • The Essential Guide to ICD-9 Coding for Therapy Professionals

    Author(s) Disclosures

    Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 08: Navigating the Denial & Appeals Process, receives no royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC Content Consultant/content expert, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial – Consultant to Documentation Essentials Part 08: Navigating the Denial & Appeals Process, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS, Contracted Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 08: Navigating the Denial & Appeals Process, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Teaching Methods

    This course contains content delivered in a text format with references and resources. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

    As a self-directed learner, you are encouraged to practice, seek out and read additional references regarding the subject matter to enhance the contents provided within this course.

    Price:$28.50
    Qty:  

    Documentation Essentials Part 09 -- Medicare Part A in SNFs-Documentation
    #3058_003 Documentation Essentials Part 09 -- Medicare Part A in SNFs

    DESCRIPTION

    2 Contact Hours

    Providing therapy services under Medicare A in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) is a greatly rewarding experience. However, many therapists and assistants are challenged and intimidated by the numerous rules and regulations that govern the provision of these services. This Intermediate module is designed to provide a bird’s eye overview of the UPDATED regulations, effective October 1, 2011 that govern the provision of therapy services and provide insight into how the overall payment system works under the MDS 3.0, including reimbursement under Medicare A, including RUGS-IV assessments are required, and how therapy services are delivered and captured for Medicare A beneficiaries.

    Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies


    COURSE GOAL

    The student will be able to identify the key components of the minimum data set (MDS) 3.0 for which therapy is responsible and how to complete them accurately.

    OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

    • Name five rehab RUG levels
    • Identify the five (5) different assessment reference periods
    • Identify what qualifies as a skilled service under the MDS 3.0
    • Identify two (2) different mechanisms of service delivery accepted under Medicare A

    ACCREDITATIONS

    boc_aota

    Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs, Intermediate Level, Professional Issues: Legal, Legislative & Regulatory Issues.. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

    This course is AOTA approved for .2 CEU

    NBCOT 2.5 PDU










    This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

    *Please note this ASHA approval expires 11.01.15, therefore you must print your completion certificate by that date.

     

    Approved for .2 CEUs
    (2 contact hours) by the
    Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


    State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

    Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

    Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

    This course is also approved by the:

    • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2 Contact Hours
    • DC Board of Physical Therapy for 2 contact hours
    • Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers for 2 Contact Hours
    • *Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) for 2 CCUs
    • Florida Board of Athletic Training for 2 Content Hours.
    • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 2 Content Hours
    • Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for 2 Content Hours
    • Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.2 CEUs
    • New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2 continuing education credits. NJBPTE Course Approval Number: 599-2014
    • Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee for 2 contact hours

    *FSBPT currently certifies for the following states:

    • Alabama
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Delaware
    • District of Columbia
    • Georgia
    • Indiana
    • Kansas
    • Kentucky
    • Montana
    • Nebraska
    • North Carolina
    • Oregon
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee
    • Utah
    • Vermont
    • Virginia
    • Wisconsin

    Author and Instructor

    Authors and Instructor

    Instructor: Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA is the founder, President/CEO of Dynamic Group. Dynamic Group provides consulting and clinical educational services to the healthcare industry through Dynamic Learning Online, Inc. providing E-Learning for healthcare professionals

    With over thirty- five years of experience in healthcare business operations, adult clinical practice, and Medicare regulatory & reimbursement expertise. Melissa’s career includes over 20 years of experience in clinical practice and management with a focus on adult rehab in long term care/skilled nursing facilities and out-patient rehab clinics.

    Since 2000, her focus has expanded to offer continuing education and training across the therapy spectrum providing time-sensitive, evidence-based online courses developed by industry experts.

    Mrs. Bernstein was nominated and received the highest AOTA honor of a Fellow of Occupational Therapy (FAOTA) at the 2006 conference. Melissa has published several articles and co-authored several book. From August 2006 –November 2009 she served as the Executive Director for NARA, National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies, an organization that represents and supports rehabilitation practices nationally with a focus on legislation and running a rehab business from a clinically and operationally perspective in a challenging environment. She was honored in May 2011 with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Board of Directors of NARA, the first recipient of this award.

    Consultant/Subject Matter Expert: Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC

    Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC is a rehab compliance consulting firm providing consulting and training services, as well outsourced compliance services to therapy clinics, home health agencies, DME suppliers, contract therapy companies, SNFs and other rehab professionals.

    The regulatory environment of Medicare, the ever-changing environment of managed care, and the constant need to develop and implement effective marketing strategies are challenges faced by most rehab providers and therapy clinics. Mrs. Beckley assist Rehab providers with these challenges and provide targeted consulting expertise to enable the organization to meet these challenges

    Contributing Author : Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS is the President and Owner of Progressive Rehab Solutions. In addition to her consulting activities she is also the Vice President and Compliance Officer of a Rehab Agency managing over 300 employees.

    Her hands-on experience ensures that you will be kept on the leading edge of the latest changes to Medicare and other reimbursement and coding changes. Ms. Brewer has her BA in Communications, her MPT from Marquette University and a MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.

    Ms. Brewer is nationally recognized for her expertise in documentation and coding issues and currently serves on the editorial board for the following publications:

    • HCPro’s Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations
    • HcPro's Billing Alert for Long Term Care
    • Eli Healthcare’s: Rehab Report

    Ms. Brewer has authored the books:

    • The How to Manual for Denials and Appeals: Navigating the Medicare Process
    • Restorative Nursing Made Easy
    • The Essential Guide to Rehab Management
    • The Essential Guide to ICD-9 Coding for Therapy Professionals

    Author(s) Disclosures

    Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 09: Medicare Part A in SNFs, receives no royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC Content Consultant/content expert, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial – Consultant to Documentation Essentials Part 09: Medicare Part A in SNFs, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS, Contracted Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 09: Medicare Part A in SNFs, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Teaching Methods

    This course contains content delivered in a text format with references and resources. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

    As a self-directed learner, you are encouraged to practice, seek out and read additional references regarding the subject matter to enhance the contents provided within this course.

    Price:$57.00
    Qty:  

    Documentation Essentials Part 10 -- Compliance, QA & Audits-Documentation
    #3059 Documentation Essentials Part 10 -- Compliance, QA & Audits

    DESCRIPTION

    1 Contact Hour

    Intermediate Level course. Compliance plays a very important role in helping to preserve and protect Medicare dollars. This course will provide the key elements a compliance program needs in order to help monitor documentation and coding. In addition, information will be presented on how to implement a good quality assurance program for documentation, including the basics of the audit and medical review programs utilized by Medicare.

    Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies


    COURSE GOAL

    The student will be able to identify the components of a good compliance and quality assurance process for therapy documentation and be familiar with the different audits Medicare uses.

    OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

    • Name the seven essential components to a compliance program
    • Identify three (3) strategies for the implementation of a good quality assurance program in order to monitor documentations at a place of practice
    • Name two (2) of the audit procedures utilized by Medicare

    ACCREDITATIONS

    boc_aota

    Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for 0.1 CEU, Intermediate Level, Professional Issues: Legal, Legislative & Regulatory Issues.. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

    This course is AOTA approved for .1 CEU

    NBCOT 1.25 PDU










    This program is offered for 0.1 CEU (Intermediate level, Related area).

    *Please note this ASHA approval expires 11.10.15, therefore you must print your completion certificate by that date.

     

    Approved for .1 CEU
    (1 contact hour) by the
    Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.


    State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License No: 216.000127

    Dynamic Learning Online is approved by New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions as a sponsor of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

    Dynamic Learning Online is a Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TPTA) Accredited Provider. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

    This course is also approved by the:

    • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1 Contact Hour
    • Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers for 1 Contact Hour
    • *Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) for 1 CCU
    • Florida Board of Athletic Training for 1 Content Hour
    • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
    • Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for 1 Content Hour
    • Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 CEU
    • Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee for 1 contact hour
    • Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy for 1 contact hour

    *FSBPT currently certifies for the following states:

    • Alabama
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Delaware
    • District of Columbia
    • Georgia
    • Indiana
    • Kansas
    • Kentucky
    • Montana
    • Nebraska
    • North Carolina
    • Oregon
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee
    • Utah
    • Vermont
    • Virginia
    • Wisconsin

    Authors and Instructor

    Instructor: Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA is the founder, President/CEO of Dynamic Group. Dynamic Group provides consulting and clinical educational services to the healthcare industry through Dynamic Learning Online, Inc. providing E-Learning for healthcare professionals

    With over thirty- five years of experience in healthcare business operations, adult clinical practice, and Medicare regulatory & reimbursement expertise. Melissa’s career includes over 20 years of experience in clinical practice and management with a focus on adult rehab in long term care/skilled nursing facilities and out-patient rehab clinics.

    Since 2000, her focus has expanded to offer continuing education and training across the therapy spectrum providing time-sensitive, evidence-based online courses developed by industry experts.

    Mrs. Bernstein was nominated and received the highest AOTA honor of a Fellow of Occupational Therapy (FAOTA) at the 2006 conference. Melissa has published several articles and co-authored several book. From August 2006 –November 2009 she served as the Executive Director for NARA, National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies, an organization that represents and supports rehabilitation practices nationally with a focus on legislation and running a rehab business from a clinically and operationally perspective in a challenging environment. She was honored in May 2011 with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Board of Directors of NARA, the first recipient of this award.

    Consultant/Subject Matter Expert: Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC

    Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC is a rehab compliance consulting firm providing consulting and training services, as well outsourced compliance services to therapy clinics, home health agencies, DME suppliers, contract therapy companies, SNFs and other rehab professionals.

    The regulatory environment of Medicare, the ever-changing environment of managed care, and the constant need to develop and implement effective marketing strategies are challenges faced by most rehab providers and therapy clinics. Mrs. Beckley assist Rehab providers with these challenges and provide targeted consulting expertise to enable the organization to meet these challenges

    Contributing Author : Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS is the President and Owner of Progressive Rehab Solutions. In addition to her consulting activities she is also the Vice President and Compliance Officer of a Rehab Agency managing over 300 employees.

    Her hands-on experience ensures that you will be kept on the leading edge of the latest changes to Medicare and other reimbursement and coding changes. Ms. Brewer has her BA in Communications, her MPT from Marquette University and a MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.

    Ms. Brewer is nationally recognized for her expertise in documentation and coding issues and currently serves on the editorial board for the following publications:

    • HCPro’s Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations
    • HcPro's Billing Alert for Long Term Care
    • Eli Healthcare’s: Rehab Report

    Ms. Brewer has authored the books:

    • The How to Manual for Denials and Appeals: Navigating the Medicare Process
    • Restorative Nursing Made Easy
    • The Essential Guide to Rehab Management
    • The Essential Guide to ICD-9 Coding for Therapy Professionals

    Author(s) Disclosures

    Melissa Cohn Bernstein, OTR/L, FAOTA Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 10: Compliance, QA & Audits, receives no royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC Content Consultant/content expert, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial – Consultant to Documentation Essentials Part 10: Compliance, QA & Audits, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS, Contracted Instructor/Writer, Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)

    • Financial - Author for Documentation Essentials Part 10: Compliance, QA & Audits, receives royalty payments.
    • Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

    Teaching Methods

    This course contains content delivered in a text format with references and resources. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

    As a self-directed learner, you are encouraged to practice, seek out and read additional references regarding the subject matter to enhance the contents provided within this course.

    Price:$28.50
    Qty:  

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