The on-demand CECH offering of the Spring 2021 Virtual Coding Seminar offers purchasers up to 4.0 hours of CECH (doctors of podiatric medicine) or CME (podiatric medical assistants). The two course offer a deep dive into foot- and ankle-specific coding issues, featuring Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, CPC, and Sarah Abshier, DPM. The presentations cover a variety of topics to enhance processes and better serve patients. Please note: No CEU credit for AAPC-certified professional coders is available for these recordings. If you have questions about the educational credit available, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note both sessions are a pre-recorded video of a live event originally recorded on April 10, 2021 via the Online Learning Center. Any attendees of the live event will not be permitted to register for the recorded version and will be ineligible for duplicative credit.
These recordings were certified for credit on July 8, 2021. It will be valid for CECH or CME credit through July 7, 2023, unless APMA determines the information presented has materially changed.
Spring 2021 Virtual Coding Seminar: Session 1
At the conclusion of the Spring 2021 Virtual Coding Seminar: Session 1, attendees will be able to:
Spring 2021 Virtual Coding Seminar: Session 2
At the conclusion of the Spring 2021 Virtual Coding Seminar: Session 2, attendees will be able to:
Users may request a refund within 30 days of purchase if they have not accessed the course. Refunds will not be issued after 30 days.
APMA’s Continuing Education Mission Statement
The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) advances and advocates for the profession of podiatric medicine and surgery for the benefit of its members and the public. To this end, APMA offers continuing education opportunities for podiatric physicians to meet their licensing requirements, to maintain and expand their knowledge, to provide optimum patient care, and to receive updates on advances in foot and ankle care. These educational opportunities may include face-to-face, web/ computer-based, and audio/video recorded continuing education activities.
Doctors of Podiatric Medicine
APMA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME) as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. APMA has approved each of the sessions above for 2.0 continuing education contact hours (CECH). Podiatric physicians are responsible for reporting their attendance to all appropriate boards and agencies requiring continuing education. Credits may be registered with state boards by providing them with a copy of your CECH certificate.
Podiatric Medical Assistants
APMA is approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Podiatric Medical Assisting Certification (CAPMAC) as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medical assisting. Program participants may earn up to 2.0 CME credits per session above. Only 20 credits are required per year for certification renewal. Podiatric medical assistants are responsible for reporting their attendance to the recertification committee.
All CECH- and CME-Eligible Recorded Program Attendees
In accordance with the requirements of CPME and CAPMAC, attendees of the CECH and CME eligible recorded sessions must take and pass an assessment at the end of any sessions they purchase and watch for attendance verification purposes. A passing score is 60 percent. Attendees will be able to take the assessment as many times as required but will have to pass the test before a certificate can be generated and downloaded.
To support this activity, APMA has designated an unrestricted educational grant from The Podiatry Foundation.