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Earn CEUs

Knowledge is Power!

Knowledge is power! Professional staff can earn CEUs for attending approved educational sessions at AAOE’s 2019 Annual Conference. Sessions are open to members and nonmembers. 

Educational sessions at AAOE's 2019 Annual Conference are approved for CEUs by the following organizations. 

This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 61.5 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE)
The American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) is the Medical Group Management Association’s (MGMA) standard-setting and certification body and promotes the professional growth of leaders. Continuing education hours are granted for programs that include relevant content aimed at improving management competence and medical practice management knowledge. If the content of the program is related to The Body of Knowledge for Medical Practice Management, it is eligible for ACMPE continuing education credit. Members are not required to have a credit hour form to enter their eligible hours. They can simply go to the My Transcript area of the MGMA website and enter their continuing education hours based on the program materials provided. ACMPE matches hour-for-hour minus breaks and meals.
Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOCATC)
AAOE is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.

The AAOE Annual Conference has been approved for 12.25 credits.

AAOE does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or age. AAOE is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in all aspects of its continuing education activities. Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact program organizers so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate these needs can be made.
  Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association for 17 hours of CNE credit, an accredited approver by the American nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) 
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of MagMutual Insurance Company and American Alliance of Orthopaedic Executives. MAG Mutual Insurance Company is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
MagMutual Insurance Company designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Healthcare Billing and Management Association (HBMA)
This event has been approved by the Healthcare Billing and Management Association (HBMA) for credit toward attaining or maintaining your Certified Healthcare Billing and Management Executive credential (CHBME) as a Non-HBMA Sponsored event.
National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)

The American Alliance of Orthopaedic Executives is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.

All sessions are group-live, and do not have any prerequisites or advanced preparation requirements. For more information regarding refund, complaint, and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at info@aaoe.net or review our conference policies online at aaoe.net/ConferencePolicies.

Click here to view sessions listed by NASBA fields of study and level.

Recommended Audience

  • Managing Physicians
  • Hospital Administrators
  • Executives
  • Professional Staff
  • Practice Leaders
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Educators
  • Industry Partners

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of AAOE’s 2019 Annual Conference, attendees will learn the following, based on sessions they attend in each core function area:

  • Business Development
    • Understand and assess if different lines of business could work for one’s practice, including alternative therapies or increased accessibility.
  • Compliance
    • Build and manage an effective compliance program.
  • Culture
    • Assess different ways to manage office culture and how to implement changes at one’s own practice.
  • Customer Service
    • Establish strong customer service protocols to improve patient satisfaction.
  • Data Analytics
    • Use data to improve satisfaction and patient outcomes.
    • Learn how to leverage one’s own data to benchmark against other practices.
  • Finance
    • Assess how small non-financial changes, such as increasing efficiency, can have a positive impact on the bottom line.
  • Human Resources
    • Analyze current human resources practices and determine which should be updated, removed, or added in order to improve morale, increase patient satisfaction, or otherwise make positive changes in the practice.
  • IT
    • Perform tasks – both old and new – more efficiently with the right technology in place.
  • Marketing & Communications
    • Discuss different tactics for marketing, communications, and social media; including the advantages and disadvantages of each and how they could impact one’s practice.
  • Operations
    • Understand the ins and outs of managing bundled payments and the impacts this could have on one’s practice; as well as how to communicate the necessary position to one’s physicians or board of directors.
    • Measure effectiveness of current billing and coding models and provide an action plan to improve.
  • Value-Based Care
    • Identify and understand different payer models and assess which is best for your practice.
    • Recognize and understand the difference between ACOs and bundles, and how value-based care can impact the entire practice, from patients to physicians.

Click here for instructions on earning and tracking CEUs at AAOE's Annual Conference.

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