Case Management 1109 - Case Management Advisor - Sep 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

Subjects:

  • Major health care stakeholders collaborate on problems of elderly
  • Program helps Medicare members stay healthy
  • Plan helps Florida seniors manage multiple meds
  • Community-based care helps Florida seniors stay healthy
  • Simple test can prevent pneumonia after a stroke
  • Telehealth helps hospital cut readmissions by 75%
  • Study to help predict costly pressure ulcers
  • News Brief

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, and Nurse Planner Betsy Pegelow, RN, MSN, 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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