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Various educational firms have been pre-approved for CEUs through ASCENT for their conferences, publications, subscriptions, seminars, audio conferences, etc. Please obtain and provide verification of attendance and hours.

Conferences

  • Attendance at North Carolina Society of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery Winter Meeting, Feb. 9, 2019 - 7 CEUs
  • Attendance at ASCENT Annual Educational Conference – full credit is 13-16 CEUs
  • Presentation at the ASCENT Annual Educational Conference – 3 CEUs per hour of presentation
  • Panel Discussion participant at the ASCENT Annual Educational Conference – 1.5 CEUs per panel
  • Presentation at the AAO-HNS Annual Meeting – 3 CEUs per hour of presentation
  • Attendance at AAO-HNS Academy Meeting – full credit with certificate, 10 CEUs maximum
  • MGMA Meeting – 4 CEUs, maximum one meeting per 12-month period
  • Users Meetings – management course credit can be utilized from user’s meetings but NOT courses that are specific to your project management software or electronic health records

Publications/Journals (maximum of 5 CEUs per year for this category)

  • Journal of Medical Practice Management – Greenbranch Publishing – 3 CEUs per 12-month period
  • Fast Practice – Greenbranch Publishing – 1.5 CEUs per year
  • MGMA Connexion – 3 CEUs per 12-month period
  • SuperCoder Otolaryngology Coding Alert – 2 CEUs per 12-month period
  • AAO-HNS Bulletin - 2 CEUs per article

Local Management/Association Meeting 

  • Attendance at a local MGMA meeting – 1 hour of CEU per meeting
  • Attendance at a local ENT society meeting – 1 CEU per meeting
  • Attendance at a state ENT society meeting - full credit with certificate
  • Presentation at a local ENT society meeting - 3 CEUs per hour of presentation

Seminar/Webinar/Workshop/Web-Based Training

  • Attendance at an ASCENT sponsored webinar - full credit, usually 1 CEU per webinar 
  • Presentation of ASCENT sponsored webinar - 3 CEUs per webinar
  • McVey Coding Courses – 2 CEUs per course per year with certificate
  • MGMA Live and On-Line Courses – full credit with certificate
  • Karen Zupko Management Seminars – 3 CEUs per seminar per year
  • Karen Zupko Coding Courses – 2 CEUs per course per year 

CEUs Not On Pre-Approved List

There are many additional programs, publications, subscriptions, seminars, etc. which are currently not on the pre-approved list. You may submit a request for approval at any time by entering these CEUs into your profile on the ASCENT website and they will be reviewed for approval. If accepted, their CEU credits will be at 50%. For example, if you attended a workshop and have a certificate showing 8 hours of attendance, you will be allowed to claim 4 hours of CEUs.

The following information is required for acceptance of non-approved CEUs
  • Seminar/Workshop/Web-based training:
    • Obtain certificate of attendance
    • Title of seminar/workshop with copies of agenda
    • Name of sponsoring organization
  • Audio Conferences:
    • Obtain certificate of attendance
    • Title of course with copies of agenda
    • Name of sponsoring organization
  • Publications/Software:
    • Submit name of publication or software
    • Make and keep a copy of the journal/magazine cover (for publications)
    • Save any marketing materials and/or website reference (for software)

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