Austin Continuing Education

Thursday, March 28, 2019
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Concordia University
11400 Concordia University Dr.

Austin, TX 78726

Hear Top Healthcare Speakers & Gain Industry Insights

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Join Austin area MDs, RNs, LPNs, NPs, PAs, PTs, OTs, MSWs & other healthcare professionals for a can't-miss continuing education event featuring relevant topics that you care about presented by nationally recognized healthcare experts in a live, interactive format in your area!
Space is LIMITED!
This COMPLIMENTARY EVENT allows you to:
Hear Top Healthcare Speakers
Attend this local LIVE continuing education event to hear the latest insights and research from America’s top healthcare authors, speakers, experts, professors, and researchers to help you take your healthcare knowledge to the next level. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet individuals at the forefront of innovation who are transforming the healthcare industry through their work.
Learn About Important Topics
From the opioid crisis to dementia care and beyond, our expert speakers discuss the most critical issues facing today’s healthcare providers. Whether you’re a clinician or work on the business side of healthcare, each of our sessions provide relevant insights that you can implement the moment you return to work.
Connect with Area Professionals
As you are staying up-to-date on the latest in healthcare research and best practices, you will be surrounded by like-minded professional peers. Seize the opportunity to make connections, build relationships, and engage in meaningful discussions.
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The Schedule

4:00 pm - Continuing Education Session 1

Clinical Continuing Education (for MDs, RNs, LPNs, NPs, PAs, PTs, MSWs, & OTs)

Incorporating Precision Data Into Your Medical Practice
  • Understand available precision data testing and technology that can be used to bio-individualize patient assessment and treatment
  • Understand the use of wearable technology and how this can be applied to outcome assessments
  • Apply genetic and epigenetic data into assessment and treatment as part of a complex systems-based approach to care
  • Create customized interventions based on individualized data
Daniel Stickler, MD
Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer, The Apeiron Center for Human Potential
Medical Director, Neurohacker Collective

Dr. Daniel L. Stickler is the Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of The Apeiron Center for Human Potential and Chief Science Officer for Apeiron Academy. He is the pioneer behind systems-based precision performance medicine, a new paradigm that re-defines medicine from the old symptoms based disease model to one of limitless peak performance in all aspects of life. A physician to high-performing executives and entrepreneurs who want to upgrade their current state, he’s also an author, speaker, blogger and podcaster. He is the Medical Director for the Neurohacker Collective, a Google consultant for wearable technology, epigenetics, and AI in healthcare and a guest lecturer at Stanford University on Epigenetics in Clinical Practice. In 2008, a new world opened through the lens of genetics and epigenetics and his near obsession like fascination of the potentials for personalized human systems design led to the realization that we truly have the ability within us to take charge of our destiny and become the architects of our evolution.

5:00 pm - Break
5:15 pm - Continuing Education Session 2

Clinical Continuing Education (for MDs, RNs, LPNs, NPs, PAs, PTs, MSWs, & OTs)

Finalized Evaluation and Management Coding Changes
  • Understand the finalized changes to E&M coding for 2019
  • Learn about major changes coming to E&M coding in 2021
  • Understand how these changes will markedly impact physician documentation
Michael Stearns, MD, CPC, CFPC
CEO and Founder, Apollo HIT LLC

Michael Stearns, MD, CPC, CFPC, is a physician informaticist, certified professional coder (CPC), and certified family practice coder (CFPC). He is the CEO and Founder of Apollo HIT, LLC, an organization that provides healthcare information technology (HIT) and compliance consulting services. His company assists organizations with meeting their documentation, compliance, coding, risk adjustment, EHR optimization and other program goals; including performance in quality and efficiency-based incentive programs. During his career Dr. Stearns has received several awards for teaching and contributions to patient safety and patient privacy initiatives. He played a central role in the design and development of vocabularies at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and provided leadership to the development of the Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine – Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT). He has served in a leadership capacity for two leading EHR vendors and as an advisor to several emerging HIT organizations. Over the past 15 years he has provided education to several thousand physicians in the areas of coding, documentation, EHR best practices and compliance with regulatory initiatives.

6:15 pm - Break
6:30 pm - Continuing Education Session 3

Clinical Continuing Education (for MDs, RNs, LPNs, NPs, PAs, PTs, MSWs, & OTs)

An Updated Approach to Addiction That Reaches People
  • Review concepts that are inaccurate and turn people away from addiction care
  • Learn accurate and updated approaches to addiction that are engaging for clients
  • Become familiar with an integrative and holistic model to treat addiction that can be easily implemented
Daniel Hochman, MD
Psychiatrist, The Arbor Behavioral Healthcare

Daniel Hochman, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist and creator of, an online addiction recovery program that makes evidence-based care more seamless and simple to access. As a leader in the addiction field, he has worked in and taught addiction in a range of clinical settings, including: private addiction rehabs, outpatient addiction clinics, an academic rehab center, the Department of Defense, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Hochman has been invited to speak for a range of organizations, including Whole Foods and NAADAC, where his lecture remains the most attended in its history. He is the President of Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility, and has a private practice where he treats cases that have not fully responded to other forms of treatment.

7:30 pm - Event Ends
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Healthcare professionals within the following disciplines should attend:

Physicians (MDs & DOs)
Registered Nurses (RNs)
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)
Nurse Practitioners (NPs)
Physician Assistants (PAs)
Physical Therapists (PTs)
Occupational Therapist (OTs)
Therapy Assistants (PTAs & COTAs)
Administrators & Executive Directors
Director of Nursing (DONs)
Social Workers (MSWs)
Medical Billers & Coders
Marketing & Sales Professionals
Other Non-Clinical Roles
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