Madison Area Chapter
                                  of the 
         American Academy of Professional  Coders


    

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It Starts with a Pap - Presented by Kerin Draak, MS, RN. WHNP-BC, CPC, CEMC

  • 09 Jul 2009
  • 9:00 AM - 11:29 AM
  • The Lussier Family Heritage Center
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Registration


Room temperature may vary, please bring a sweater. Please bring your AAPC Membership number if you have it.
$15.00 2 AAPC CEUs
Light Breakfast included
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It Starts with a Pap

 

This session will cover basic anatomy of the cervix, what a Pap test is and how it is coded.  Actual pathology slides will be presented to give the audience a better understanding of abnormal pathology.  Will review the current practice guidelines for the management of abnormal Paps, and the

appropriate CPT and ICD-9 codes.  Will also discuss the HPV and the role it plays in cervical cancer and the  new HPV vaccinations  

 

Kerin Draak, MS, RN, WHNP-BC, CPC, CEMC has been involved in the health care field for over 18 years.  She earned her undergraduate degree from UW-Oshkosh in 1991 and then worked as a Labor and Delivery nurse at Theda Clark of Neenah. After earning her graduate degree from UW-Madison in 1995 she began her Nurse Practitioner career. She has over 11 years of clinical experience in Women’s Health. Her coding career started in 2004 and she has been the coding educator for a 220+ multispecialty clinic since that time involved in the development of the internal chart audit program. She has developed educational tools, guides and policies for the clinic.  She is currently the President for her local AAPC chapter as well as a member of the National Advisory Board for the AAPC.  She is a past presenter for the Wisconsin Medical Society’s at their Annual Symposium in 2007 and 2008 and has conducted several audio and day seminars on their behalf. She was a speaker at the AAPC National conference in 2008 and 2009.

 

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