AAPC Kicks Off Practice Management Boot Camps

-Three-day Boot Camps Aimed at Credentialing Practice Management Professionals-

Oct 16, 2012, 06:00 ET from AAPC

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AAPC (www.aapc.com), the leader in credentialing the business side of medicine, announced five cities for its Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM®) boot camp trainings with more soon to come. Each onsite boot camp features three days of training with a fourth optional day to take the CPPM® exam. Each attendee receives a printed course manual, 140 in-class review questions, and 22 continuing education units (CEUs).

"These boot camps are ideal for professionals wanting to sharpen vital management skills in preparation for the CPPM® credential," said Dixon Davis, AAPC vice president of practice management. "Practice Management is one of the hottest career paths in health care and attaining a CPPM® sets individuals apart to succeed in this complex industry."

The CPPM® boot camp focuses on crucial skills such as revenue cycle management, electronic health records, workflow, marketing, fraud and abuse prevention, interoperability, human resources, corporate compliance, and more. Not only will attendees be prepared for the CPPM® exam, they will also leave with enhanced practical skill sets that enable them to be effective physician practice managers.

The five CPPM® boot camp cities and dates are:

  • Anaheim, CA, 11/27/12
  • Dallas, TX, 1/15/13
  • Newark, NJ, 2/12/13
  • Seattle, WA 3/12/13
  • Orlando, FL 4/14/13
  • Coming Soon - Additional Cities and Dates

For full details on the CPPM® boot camps and exam, please visit http://www.aapc.com/training/practice-management-training.aspx.

About AAPC:

AAPC (www.aapc.com) is the nation's largest training and credentialing association for the business side of medicine, with more than 118,000 members representing physician offices, outpatient facilities and payer environments. AAPC certifications validate the knowledge and expertise of health care professionals in disciplines including medical coding, auditing, compliance, and practice management. AAPC offers the industry-leading Certified Professional Coder (CPC®), Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA®), Certified Professional Compliance Officer (CPCO®), and Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM®) credentials, along with more than 20 specialty-specific coding credentials. AAPC also provides a wide variety of continuing education, resources and networking opportunities.