Case Management 1105 - Case Management Advisor - May 01, 2007

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for nurse case managers, case management directors, social workers, and utilization review nurses who work outside the acute care setting.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation:

This activity has been approved for 1.25 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.25 Contact Hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

Faculty

Editor
Mary Booth Thomas

Associate Publisher
Coles McKagen
AHC Media

Managing Editor
Jill Robbins
AHC Media

Nurse Planner
Betsy Pegelow, RN, MSN
Director of Special Projects
Channeling Miami Jewish Home and Hospital for the Aged
Miami

Columnist
Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq.
Burtonsville, MD

Subjects:

  • Social workers in the ED help members access primary care
  • Integrated program takes proactive approach to care
  • Patient-centered care management saves money
  • When physicians refer post-acute providers
  • Joint Commission focuses low health literacy issues
  • Better education needed to prevent hepatitis
  • California launches hospital report card site

Objectives:

  • Identify clinical, legal, legislative, regulatory, financial, and social issues relevant to case management
  • Explain how those issues affect case managers and clients
  • Describe practical ways to solve problems that case managers encounter in their daily case management activities

Financial Disclosure:

Editor Mary Booth Thomas, Associate Publisher Coles McKagen, Managing Editor Jill Robbins, Nurse Planner Betsy Pegelow, RN, MSN, and Columnist Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq., report no consultant, stockholder, speaker's bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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