Case Management 1406 - Case Management Advisor - Jun 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

Managing Editor
Jill Robbins
AHC Media

Executive Editor
Russ Underwood
AHC Media

Nurse Planner
Betsy Pegelow, RN, MSN
Director, Special Projects
Community Service Division
Miami Jewish Health Systems
Miami

Subjects:

  • Assistive technology can benefit clients in multiple situations
  • Reform offers challenges for CMs
  • Care coordination for Medicaid high-users
  • Workers' comp: Getting the devil out of the details
  • Rewarding workers for lack of injuries is risky
  • Use team approach to ID workers' comp costs
  • Is wellness data too dismal to share? Don't be so sure
  • PAPRs end frustration of fit-test failures

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, Managing Editor Jill Robbins, Executive Editor Russ Underwood, 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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