Lunch and Learn Series

Invitation only webinars for coders
Lunch and Learn webinar series focus on various coding issues and topics. Sessions are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEU) from AHIMA and AAPC.

Each month, TrustHCS provides an invitation only Lunch and Learn webinar for coders. These sessions focus on various coding issues and topics including recent coding clinics and coding hot topics. Sessions cover topics related to Inpatient, Outpatient, and Profee coders throughout each quarter. Sessions are also eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEU) from both AHIMA and AAPC.

TrustHCS Lunch and Learn webinar sessions are presented by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CCDS. Nena serves as the Director of Coding Quality and Professional Development for TrustHCS. More details on her background can be found below.

Upcoming Lunch and Learn Sessions:

DateTimeTopicRegistration
Wednesday, March 8th, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PM CentralTrustHCS Lunch and Learn: Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCC)Click to Register
Wednesday, April 12th, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PM CentralTrustHCS Lunch and Learn: Various Diagnoses

This session will cover the following topics:
• Sepsis
• Diabetes
• Embolisms, DVT
• Hypertensive heart failure
• Chronic kidney disease
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Wednesday, May 10th, 201712:00 PM - 1:30 PM CentralTrustHCS Lunch and Learn: Orthopedic Procedures (CPT)Click to Register

About the Presenter:

Nena has served as an educator in the healthcare industry across numerous organizations over the past two decades. Her experience includes the creation and successful implementation of a Registered Health Information Technology program at a community college in Northern Mississippi where she served as the program director and lead instructor for over a decade. As a professional educator, Nena’s experience spans the wide range of health information topics including quality improvement, health care law, ethics and billing. She has trained coding staff and served in a management capacity within the Health Information Management Department. She is also an active member of the Research and Periodicals Workgroup of the Council for Excellence in Education (CEE) with AHIMA and is on the CAHIIM Panel of Accreditation Reviewers.

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