Documentation and Coding to Improve Patient Outcomes, Part 1: Building the Foundation for Clinically Supportive Documentation
Part 1 of this 6-part webinar series by Dr. Kevin Sharp will provide an introduction to the fundamental do's and don’ts of coding and documentation. The primary objective of this program is to help improve quality of care and treatment outcomes through the use of superior clinical-record keeping. This webinar will discuss the initial patient visit, how to document and record the patient’s chief complaints and initial diagnosis, how to determine the best form of treatment going forward, and documenting potential advanced imagining and radiology findings if necessary.
After completing module 1, the participant will be able to:
1. Record the patients’ chief complaints.
2. Identify a diagnosis for the patient’s condition based the patient’s history and examination.
3. Determine the appropriate form of treatment for the patient’s condition.
4. Explain how to properly document radiology and Advanced Imaging findings.
To register for another part of this series, or the All Parts bundle, visit the All Parts page here.
Kevin Sharp, DC
Dr. Sharp has over 30 years of experience as a chiropractic physician and has been a member of the ACA for over 20 years. Dr. Sharp runs a successful practice in Winston Salem, NC (Sharp Chiropractic) and is a recognized expert in the area of coding, documentation and compliance. He previously served as North Carolina Chiropractic Association president and currently serves as a member of the ACA Coding Advisory Board. He has spoken at several ACA conferences and offered training at various state chiropractic events throughout the nation on the topics of coding and documentation.