This program is worth 1.5 CME credits.
Title of Program: “ICD-10: Are You Prepared?”
Core Competencies: Systems-Based Practice
Teaching Style: Didactic
Recommended Audience: Practicing US neurologists, residents, and office staff
Course Director: Jeffrey R. Buchhalter, MD, FAAN
Program Description: This program is a webinar “ICD-10: Are You Prepared?“ presented live on October 16, 2012 from 12:00-1:30pm ET. It begins with 60-minutes of lecture followed by 30-minutes of questions and answers.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion, participants should be able to: • Understand the differences between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM • Be aware of the mechanics of the ICD-10-CM system and its updates • Evaluate your preparation for ICD-10-CM implementation and if you are on track • Create a training plan for the October 1, 2014 implementation date
Accreditation: The American Academy of Neurology Institute (AANI) (fka, American Academy of Neurology) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Evaluation (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.
American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award™ The AAN/AANI designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 credits of AMA PRA Category1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only those hours of credit that they actually spend in the educational activity.
Instructions: Instructions on how to access the webinar will be sent directly via email approximately 48 hours prior to the live event. This will include any website and/or dial-in instructions. The recording of the live webinar is presented in video format with informative slides and narration by the course director Jeffrey R. Buchhalter, MD, FAAN. Controls for pausing, forwarding and reversing through the presentation are presented at the bottom of the screen. Following the webinar, participants will be required to submit a brief evaluation of the event to obtain CME credits.
Staff Contact Information: Please contact Christi Kokaisel at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding this online CME activity.
Software/Hardware Needs: An internet connection and speakers or headphones are required to view the presentation.
Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality: The AANI/AAN will keep confidential and not disclose AANI/AAN member and non-member information collected through this online CME activity. The AANI/AAN has adopted and adheres to the Privacy Statement accessible at: http://www.aan.com/globals/axon/assets/3269.pdf
Copyright: The AANI/AAN owns copyright in the materials used for the webinar “ICD-10: Are You Prepared?” presented live on October 16, 2012.
Evaluation: Complete the evaluation after the webinar. This must be completed before CME may be processed. CME will be awarded within two business days, and will appear on your AAN CME transcript.
Estimated time to complete: 100 minutes
Date of original release: October 16, 2012
CME The AANI/AAN designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 CME credit. Physicians should claim only those hours of credit that they actually spend in the educational activity. CME is available for one year from date of release, October 16, 2012. No CME for this program will be provided after one year unless the program is reviewed by the AAN and found current and eligible for CME.
Director: Dr. Buchhalter has received personal compensation for activities with National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Dr. Buchhalter has received research support from Ovation Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Pfizer Inc.
Faculty: Dr. Busis has received personal compensation for activities with the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Busis has received personal compensation in an editorial capacity for the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Cohen has received personal compensation for activities with Transgenomic Laboratories and New Mentor as a speakers bureau member, scientific advisory board member, a consultant, and as an author and content reviewer. The relationship ended with Transgenomic on 12/31/2010. Dr. Cohen continues to do medical editing for New Mentor as of 10/2/2011. He is on the speakers Bureau of the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation. Dr. Donofrio has received personal compensation for activities with DIME, Talecris Biotherapeutics, and CSL Behring. Dr. Esper has received personal compensation for activities with Maglio, Christopher, and Toale Law Firm as a legal consultant. Mr. Evans has nothing to disclose. Dr. Fritz has received personal compensation for activities with Ipsen as an advisory board member. Dr. Kleindorfer received speaking honoraria from Genentech and serves on an advisory board for Boehringer Ingelheim. She has also provided medicolegal case review. Dr. Moschonas has nothing to disclose. Mr. Soronson has received personal compensation for activities with Coleman Consultants, Texas Neurology, and Meda Corp.