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Sessions in Neurosurgery for the Advanced Practitioner – Socioeconomic
A team of dedicated AANS neurosurgeons, nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) developed a series of online courses to provide comprehensive training for advanced practitioners involved in neurosurgical practices. This online course covers foundational knowledge and skills needed during the onboarding phase, particularly for advanced practitioners who are new to the neurosurgical specialty, to teach and/or reinforce key concepts.
Faculty (Individuals in control of activity content):


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


  • 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.


Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 09/08/2024
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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