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ATS Registry Educational Webinar - "ICD-9 E-Code Decision Making"
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When: 01/29/2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: United States

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The American Trauma Society’s – Trauma Registry and Data Council (TRDC) Presents a Trauma Registrar Educational Webinar on Thursday, January 29, 2015, 1:00PM to 2:30PM EST


External Cause Code Decision Making Webinar Series 

A two part educational webinar covering ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM external cause codes. The lecture series is presented by Holly Hedegaard, MD, MSPH, an injury epidemiologist and the manager of the Injury Statistics Program in the Office of Analysis and Epidemiology at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).


Part 1: ICD-9-CM External Cause Code Decision Making


Upon completion of the ICD-9-CM External Cause Code Decision Making Webinar, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify the fundamental elements required to identify the correct injury external cause codes
  2. Achieve familiarity with ICD-9-CM decision tree process for coding external cause codes
  3. Achieve familiarity with the CDC external cause code matrix
  4. Achieve familiarity with how NTDS maps external cause codes for identification of trauma injury type

Part 2: ICD-10-CM External Cause Codes; Date to be announced in early 2015.


Cost: FREE for Members / $25 for Non-Members

This activity has been approved for 1.5 CEU Contact Hours for CSTR Recertification Category III – Coding and Scoring Concepts


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