Case Management 1303 - Case Management Advisor - Mar 01, 2009

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:

  • Hospitalist case managers save money, bed days for IPA
  • Medical group CMs coordinate care
  • 'Senior Sensitivity' training helps staff understand''
  • A small-scale wellness program got big results
  • Let employees decide how to be safer and healthier
  • Needlestick benchmark can be safety 'snapshot'
  • Are sleepy workers a threat to safety, productivity?
  • Simple changes can benefit shift workers
  • Employees might be going to India for surgery
  • Telephone may be effective in weight loss maintenance

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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