Podiatry and COVID 19

COVID 19 and your Podiatry Practice - Live Webinar : June 6
1:00 - 1:40 PM Eastern OSHA Blood Borne Pathogen Training - Michael Brody, DPM
1:40 - 2:20 PM Eastern Telemedicine and Podiatry and COVID - 19 - Michael Warshaw, DPM
2:20 - 3:00 PM Eastern Disinfecting your office to protect your patients - Allen Jacobs, DPM
3:00 - 3:40 PM Eastern The HIPAA Rules have been relaxed Due to COVID 19 - Michael Brody, DPM
3:40 - 4:20 PM Eastern Your Patient Care Responsibility - Allen Jacobs, DPM
4:20 - 5:00 PM Eastern Round Table Discussion - Allen Jacobs, DPM, Michael Warshaw DPM, Michael Brody DPM
CME Online is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in Podiatric medicine. CME Online has approved this activity for a maximum of four continuing education contact hours.

Intended Audience: Podiatric Physicians

Costs to Learner: $79.99

Commercial Interests:
TLD Systems has provided an Unrestricted Educational Grant in support for this continuing education activity.

Contact Information:
For more information you can contact the CME Online Medical Director, Dr. Michael Brody at:
6 Edscho Lane
Commack, NY 11725
http://www.cmeonline.com
mbrody@cmeonline.com
631-445-3147


About the speakers

Michael G. Warshaw, DPM, CSFAC, CPC, CPODCS, COCS, CMSCS is a practicing podiatrist and a Certified Professional Coder with over 25 years of successful coding, management, and training experience for podiatric practices.

His local and national views come from active participation as a practicing podiatrist, having the distinction of being a Certified Professional Coder, and years of serving as a national lecturer concerning coding issues.

Dr. Warshaw's experience is unique and comprehensive. He has had the additional advantage of participating in all facets of the Medicare Appeals Process, including Redeterminations, Reconsiderations, and Administrative Law Judge Hearings, as well as the appeals processes of most commercial insurance companies and state Medicaid programs. Dr. Warshaw has also served as an expert witness in the actual court system, at both the federal and state levels.

Dr. Warshaw is also the author of THE Podiatry Coding Manual, a comprehensive coding manual specific for podiatry that is updated on an annual basis.

This unique prospective provides Dr. Warshaw with the ability to provide solutions to insurance and coding problems from 'real world' experience.

Dr. Warshaw is committed to assist practices in learning to code appropriately, obtain the proper reimbursement, and to avoid the wrath of the carriers by coding and billing in an appropriate fashion.


Michael Brody, DPM, is a practicing podiatrist and a Certified HIPAA Professional. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and a recognized expert on Health Information Technology.

Dr. Brody has spoken both nationally and internationally on issues related to Health Information Technology and the use of Electronic Medical Records. He is the Technical Editor for Podiatry Management Magazine, a Health Information Technology Consultant for PICA and the HIPAA Compliance Officer for a number of organizations. He founded TLD Systems which has helped thousands of Podiatrists and other medical professional to implement a HIPAA Compliance Plan in their practice.

Dr. Brody is Co-Chair of the EHR Workgroup at HL7, on the Physicians Committee at HIMSS, has worked with ISO, the Standards and Interoperability Framework, CCHIT, NYeHC and other organizations withing the Health Information Technology ecosystem.


Dr. Jacobs is a 1973 Summa Cum Laude graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his residency in surgery at Monsignor Clement Kern Hospital for special surgery in Warren, Michigan in 1975. Dr. Jacobs is in private practice in St. Louis, Missouri. He is board certified in reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. For 25 years, Dr. Jacobs served as a Director of Podiatric Surgical Residency Training; and has also served as a contributing editor to the Journal of Foot Surgery, Podiatry Today, Foot and Ankle Quarterly and Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Additionally, Dr. Jacobs has served as the Scientific Chairman of the American Podiatric Medical Association, The Missouri Podiatry Society, and on the Journal Management Committee of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He was the first podiatrist to receive the rank of Fellow by Temple University. He was voted a Lifetime Achievement Award and to The Podiatry Hall of Fame. He has received numerous awards from the APMA and ACFAS for his dedication to podiatry and podiatric education, as well as recognition from the governors of Missouri, Arkansas and Massachusetts. He has published over 80 scientific articles in various publications and 17 chapter contributions in various textbooks, and has presented over 1000 papers at podiatric and medical society meetings. In addition to his practice, Dr. Jacobs maintains a free educational website, www.centerforpodiatriceducation.com, with open access to students, residents and practitioners of podiatric medicine and surgery. He is a nationally recognized author, researcher and a noted authority of surgery of the foot.


OSHA Blood Borne Pathogen Training

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this educational program, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand what healthcare workers should do to minimize the chance of exposure to a bloodborne pathogen
  2. Understand the steps an employer must take to protect healthcare workers from exposure to bloodborne pathogens
  3. Understand the appropriate steps to take should you become exposed to a bloodborne pathogen

Telemedicine and Podiatry and COVID - 19

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this educational program, participants will be able to:

  1. How telehealth can enable continued care of your patients
  2. Understanding the proper documentation for telehealth services
  3. The importance of capturing “screen shots” during the telehealth session

Disinfecting your office to protect your patients

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this educational program, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand levels of disinfection
  2. Understand proper sterilization techniques
  3. Learn proper disinfection techniques and the proper use of disinfectant and their applications
  4. Be able to provide proper monitoring of sterilization protocols, including flash sterization

The HIPAA Rules have been relaxed Due to COVID 19

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this educational program, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand how COVID 19 impacts what you can share with the public
  2. Understand how COVID 19 impacts what you can share with patient family members
  3. Understand other ways COVID 19 impacts how you comply with the HIPAA Regulations

Your Patient Care Resonsibility

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this educational program, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand what Patient Abandonment is
  2. Understand your Patient Care Responsibilities
  3. Develop a plan to ensure proper care of your patients

Refund and Cancellation Policy:
All live webinars will be recorded and available for two years. Therefore, there will be no refunds or cancellations.

Disclosure Statement:
In accordance with the Council on Podiatric Medical Education's Standards and Requirements for Approval of Providers of Continuing Education in Podiatric Medicine, any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests of faculty, planning committee, or any others who have influence over the content of this educational activity must be disclosed to program participants.

Dr Brody is CEO and President of TLD Systems which provides support to practices in HIPAA and OSHA Compliance

Other than that, either the planning committee members nor the speaker have any financial relationships to disclose.