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Covid 19 and your Practice - For Webinar Attendees

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About This Course

COVID 19 and your practice

Recorded Live June 6, 2020

Part 1 - Course Staff

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Allen Jacobs DPM

About Dr Jacobs 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,, 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

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Michael Brody DPM

About Dr Brody with more than 30 years of experience in the field of medicine and the application of technology to the practice of medicine, Dr. Brody currently operates a private practice in Southold, New York He served as a staff podiatrist and clinical instructor at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, where he founded the podiatry residency program. He currently serves on the Physicians Committee at HIMSS and as a Co-Chair of the EHR Workgroup at HL7 where he is spearheading an effort to develop functional models and FHIR implementation guides on clinical topics related to treatment of the foot. An expert in his field, Dr. Brody has traveled across the nation educating many businesses and healthcare organizations in the field of Health Information Technology (HIT) and Meaningful Use. Michael L. Brody, DPM has been board certified with the ABPM since 1996

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Michael Warshaw DPM

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

Objectives of this program:

  • Understand what healthcare workers should do to minimize the chance of exposure to a bloodborne pathogen
  • Understand the steps an employer must take to protect healthcare workers from exposure to bloodborne pathogens
  • Understand the appropriate steps to take should you become exposed to a bloodborne pathogen
  • Understand how telehealth can enable continued care of your patients
  • Understand the proper documentation for telehealth services
  • Understand the importance of capturing ‘screen shots’ during the telehealth session
  • Understand the levels of disinfection of your office
  • Understand proper sterilization techniques
  • Learn proper disinfection techniques and the proper use of disinfectant and their applications
  • Be able to provider proper monitoring of sterilization protocols, including flash sterilization
  • Understand how COVID-19 impacts what you can share with the public
  • Understand how COVID-19 impacts what you can share with the patient directly
  • Understand other ways COVID-19 impacts how you comply with the HIPAA regulations
  • Understand what Patient Abandonment is
  • Understand your patient care responsibilities
  • Develop a plan to ensure proper care of your patients
  • Fees

    Included for attendees of the live event

    Intended Audience: Podiatrists

    Refund Policy

    No refunds are available for online courses

    Compliance 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. Neither the speakers or Education Committee have any conflicts to disclose

    Commercial Interests: No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity

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    NYCPM is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. NYCPM has approved this activity for a maximum of 3.57 continuing education contact hours.