Case Management 1405 - Case Management Advisor - May 01, 2010

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, Special Projects
Community Service Division
Miami Jewish Health Systems
Miami

Subjects:

  • Care coordination helps seniors live independently at home
  • Bipolar DM helps with medication adherence
  • Ensure patients, families informed after discharge
  • Workers' comp costs are linked to depression
  • Single out high-risk workers for screening
  • Don't ignore influence of peer pressure
  • TN hospital: No jobs for smokers
  • Educate about headaches in June
  • Nonadherent patients may not understand

Objectives:

  • Identify clinical, legal, legislative, regulatory, financial, and social issues relevant to case management
  • Explain how the clinical, legal, legislative, regulatory, financial, and social issues relevant to case management 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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