The road to coding spinal fusions and other procedures is a sound knowledge of anatomy of the vertebrae, spinal cord, nerve roots, and intervertebral joints. This webinar presents a thorough review of the anatomy of the spine and discusses common spinal disorders that may require spinal fusion. This is not your average anatomy session! This webinar sets you up for success as you continue your learning on spinal fusions through Haugen Academy.
Differentiate between vertebral segments and joints
Identify components of the anterior and posterior columns of the spine
Label the individual components of a vertebral segment
Differentiate between spondylosis, spondylolysis, and spondylolisthesis
Kristi Pollard, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Kristi is the Director of Coding Quality & Education with more than 25 years of industry experience; she is responsible for the development of web-based, instructor-led, and webinar training materials; conducting training in ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT; and performing DRG and APC audits. Kristi has an extensive background in coding education and consulting and is a national speaker and published writer on topics related to ICD-10 and CPT coding and code-based reimbursement. She has designed and developed training programs for inpatient and outpatient hospital-based coding, with a focus on vascular interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, orthopedics, and obstetrics.
CEUs for this webinar will expire on January 31, 2024. The webinar recording will be available until January 31, 2025.
This webinar has been approved for 1 continuing education unit for use in fulfilling the continued education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.
This program has the prior approval of the American Academy for Professional Coders (AAPC) for 1 continuing education hour. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.
Specialty CEUs: CEMC, CIC