Case Management 1407 - Case Management Advisor - Jul 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:

  • Collaboration between providers, patients, payer helps reduce gaps
  • Holistic approach gets employees back to work
  • Asking post-acute providers for free services
  • Shiftwork may lead to GI upset, sick days
  • TB: Stay vigilant as drug resistance spreads
  • Do depression screening, or face lower productivity
  • Workers may try to hide their depression
  • Don't violate patient privacy regs for anyone
  • Know penalties for privacy reg violations

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, Executive Editor 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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