Case Management 1211 - Case Management Advisor - Nov 01, 2008

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
Russ Underwood
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:

  • Chronic care program helps diabetics learn to manage their disease
  • Patients receive all their interventions in one place
  • Promotoras link providers with the community
  • CMs help seniors understand treatment plans
  • Cardiac rehab programs can improve patient health
  • Referral to cardiac rehab must be improved
  • Overview of performance for cardiac rehab programs
  • Use this new tool to ID gaps in programs
  • Workers have high rates of 'psychological distress'

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 Russ Underwood, 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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