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SNAP Socioeconomic New to Neuro Bundle
Course Overview
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This course covers foundational knowledge and skills needed during the onboarding phase, particularly for advanced practitioners who are new to the neurosurgical specialty, as well as teaches and reinforces key concepts.

This course is sponsored via an educational grant from Medtronic.



  • John Ratliff, MD
  • Luis Manuel Tumialán, MD
  • Alice Edwards, PA-C
  • Michael L. Powe


  • Alice Edwards, PA-C
  • Robin Saiki, ACNP
  • Scott Simon, MD
  • Michael Wang, MD
Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

Introduction to Neurosurgical Coding with Anatomy and Terminology

  1. Identify anatomy and terminology as it relates to neurosurgical coding.
  2. Distinguish disease and procedural terms as they relate to neurosurgical coding.

Advanced Practice Providers Billing: When, How, and What?

  1. Identify strategies to align advanced practice providers (APPs) utilization and payment policy.
  2. Recognize the common risk areas and compliance issues to ensure appropriate compliance and reimbursement for APP services.

The AANS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AANS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

This activity was published in August 24, 2020. Credit/Contact hours may be obtained until August 24, 2022.

Availability: On-Demand
Cost: Member: $99.00
Non-Member: $199.00
Resident: $99.00
Credit Offered:
2.5 CME Credits
2.5 CEU Credits
Contains: 2 Courses
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