CME now available on demand

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Doctors receive pediatric anesthesia board certification

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What’s New:

Updated procedural sedation policy now includes APRNs

The procedural sedation policy and delineation of privilege forms have been updated and include eligible prescribing APRNs. Physician Assistants are not able to prescribe medications for the purposes of sedation at this time in Ohio.

The following is a summary of the process to attain the non-core privilege(s) for minimal and/or moderate sedation.

CDI Team: Excisional versus non-excisional debridement

The CDI team has noticed an increase in the number of queries being sent to physicians regarding excisional and non-excisional debridement. Coders cannot assume that the debridement of bone, fascia or muscle is always excisional.

New State of Ohio legislation and other changes

As the weather cools and the days are shorter, I want to bring your attention to some “hot topics” from the State of Ohio legislation. Start Talking consent forms are required if you prescribe opiates, including tramadol, to minors, effective Sept. 17. This consent form is required by state law and subjects providers to sanctions […]

13 new providers join Akron Children’s medical staff

Pediatric Dentistry . Yong Ahn, DDS Canton Pediatric Dental Ctr 1455 Harison Ave NW Ste 200 Canton, OH 44708 Phone: 330-994-0205 Fax: 330-994-0207 General Surgery . Nicholas Bruns, MD Pediatric General Surgery Ctr One Perkins Sq CPB – Ste 3210 Akron, OH 44308 Phone: (330) 543-6060 Fax: (330) 543-4931 General Academic Pediatrics . Khushdeep Grewal, […]

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