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Pre-Conference Workshops

Kick off your #NAMSS22 experience with pre-conference education! Learn the latest from our expert instructors and your fellow MSPs. 

 
Pre-Conference Session Rates  Early Bird Rate 
On or before July 15, 2022
After July 15, 2022 
NAMSS Member
Nonmember
$599 
$699
$659
$759

NAMSS Leadership Certificate Program
Presented by: John Pastrano, BBA, CPMSM, CPCS & Linda Waldorf, BS, CPMSM, CPCS

  • Friday, September 9, 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 10, 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 11, 8:00 a.m.  5:00 p.m.

The NAMSS Leadership Certificate Program is a three-day interactive course designed for MSPs to expand on their experiences and gain the skills, confidence, and understanding to be stronger leaders within the industry. A continuation of the online portion of the program, the course is comprised of independent study with online modules to complete before you arrive and will focus on a variety of topics, including team leadership, negotiations, critical thinking, and communications skills. This course is approved for 31 NAMSS CE Credits. 

Participants are required to purchase and complete the specified online modules in order to earn the NAMSS Leadership Program Certificate. We recommend completing the online modules before the start of the in person session. Otherwise, the online module must be completed within 30 days of taking the Leadership Certificate Program in order to receive your certificate.


Credentialing Specialist Certification (CPCS®) Preparation Course
Presented by: Melissa Walters, MHA, FMSP, CPMSM, CPCS & Roxanne Chamberlain, MBA, FACHE, FMSP, CPMSM, CPCS, CPHQ

  • Saturday, September 10, 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. CT
  • Sunday, September 11 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. CT

The NAMSS Credentialing Specialist Certification (CPCS®) Preparation Workshop is a two-day interactive program designed to help you assess your knowledge of the CPCS exam content and identify areas in which additional study is necessary before you take the exam. This comprehensive workshop provides a high-level overview of the exam topics including credentialing and privileging; primary source verification; compliance with standards; and medical staff services operations reviewed from the perspective of a variety of health care settings including hospitals, managed care organizations, ambulatory care settings and CVOs. Participants will work through a series of interactive activities including scenario-based exercises and case studies supplemented with in-class learning facilitated by experienced NAMSS instructors. A key focus of the course is your development of a personalized study plan for post-workshop study and preparation to take the examination. The course includes pre-workshop preparation materials which you will need to complete prior to class and access to comprehensive supplementary resources to help you prepare for the exam. This course is approved for 14 NAMSS CE Credits.


Medical Services Management Certification (CPMSM®) Preparation Course
Presented by: Constance E. Riedel, BS, CPMSM, CPCS, FMSP & Kay Brown, CPCS, CPMSM

  • Saturday, September 10, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 11, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The NAMSS Medical Services Management Certification (CPMSM®) Preparation Workshop is a two-day interactive program designed to help you assess your knowledge of the CPMSM exam content and identify areas in which additional study is necessary before you take the exam. This comprehensive workshop provides a high-level overview of the exam topics including accreditation and regulatory compliance; management of the credentialing processes; privileging; medical staff services administration; risk management; information management, and more. Participants will work through a series of interactive activities including scenario-based exercises and case studies supplemented with in-class learning facilitated by experienced NAMSS instructors. A key focus of the course is your development of a personalized study plan for post-workshop study and preparation to take the examination. The course includes pre-workshop preparation materials which you will need to complete prior to class and access to comprehensive supplementary resources to help you prepare for the exam. This course is approved for 14 NAMSS CE Credits. 


Credentialing 201
Presented by: Tiffany Long, BA, CPMSM, CPCS, FMSP & Inna Voskresensky, MHA, CPCS, CPMSM

  • Saturday, September 10, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 11, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The NAMSS Credentialing 201 program is a two-day interactive course building on the foundation of Credentialing 101 and goes beyond the credentialing procedures to explore common challenges faced by credentialing managers. Credentialing 201 provides you the opportunity to identify, discuss, and problem-solve the biggest challenges you face today. Topics include: developing successful onboarding programs for new practitioners; implementing efficient procedures for credentialing data governance;  improving collaboration with other departments; determining best ways to assess and respond to low/no volume practitioners; justifying and developing successful proposals for additional FTEs; developing effective procedures to integrate new services, service lines, and additional privileges; and responding appropriately to impaired and/or disruptive practitioners. This course is approved for 14 NAMSS CE Credits. 

 

CPCS® and CPMSM® are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a service mark of National Association Medical Staff Services.

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