ASSIGNING THE PRINCIPAL DIAGNOSIS

  • 27 Apr 2015
  • 12:00 - 13:00
  • WEBEX

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ASSIGNING THE PRINCIPAL DIAGNOSIS

Identifying and assigning the primary and secondary diagnosis is not always as easily completed as thought.   By attending this webinar you would learn the definitions for each of the  diagnoses, the criteria for identifying which diagnosis is considered the primary, principal or secondary diagnoses. 

 

PRESENTER

Mary Ann P. Leonard, RHIA, RAC-CT; AHIMA Approved Trainer/Ambassador

owner and operator of Health Information Professionals, a health information management consulting company.  Health Information Professionals holds contracts for HIM consulting services with over 100 facilities in Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland.  A graduate of Temple University’s Health Information Management program, Mary Ann has worked as a Medical Records Consultant in long term care for over 3 decades.  She has conducted educational programs on various medical records related topics and conducts the medical record portion of the Nursing Home Administration program for the Institute for Continuing Education and Research (ICER) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the York College NHA program in York, Pennsylvania.  She has presented on a number of HIM related topics for the Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association, the New Jersey Health Information Management Association, the Long Term Care Spring Conference sponsored by the American Health Information Management Association and various other professional associations. She has successfully completed the AANAC Assessment Coordinator certificate program and update.  Mary Ann is also active in the Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association and the American Health Information Management Association by holding various positions and membership in the Long Term Care Practice/Continuity of Care Council.  She is an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM trainer.   She is a founding and charter member of the Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators and has held positions within the Association including Board member, advisor and Committee Chair.  She has also held positions with the PHIMA including, but not limited to, Secretary, Education Chair and Conference Chair.

   

PSNA CE APPLICATION

 This activity has been submitted to PA State Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. PA State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

To receive the certificate the attendee must complete the program evaluation form and fax it to 484-466-3716.  Please remember to include the name of the person as it is to appear on the certificate and the address to which the certificate is to be mailed. 

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

The Education Committee of the Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators has identified that there is no conflict of interest by either the Education Committee members nor of the presenters in the presentation of this information.

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