Case Management 1607 - Case Management Advisor - Jul 01, 2012

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.

Planning Committee:

Editor
Mary Booth Thomas

Associate Managing Editor
Jill Drachenberg

Executive Editor
Russ Underhood
AHC Media

Senior Vice President/Group Publisher
Don Johnston
AHC Media

Nurse Planner
Margaret Leonard, MS, RN-BC, FNP
Senior Vice President
Clinical Services
Hudson Health Plan
Tarrytown, NY

Subjects:

  • Want patients to follow a treatment plan? Engage them
  • Face to face beats the phone every time
  • Medical home model cuts admissions, ED visits
  • Case manager helps seniors manage their conditions
  • The term 'medical home' can have many meanings
  • Phone calls aim to keep patients out of hospital
  • Rapid intake energizes no-wait ED model
  • More patients visit EDs with dental problems

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 Managing Editor Jill Drachenberg, Executive Editor Russ Underwood, Senior Vice President/Group Publisher Don Johnston, and Nurse Planner Margaret Leonard, MS, RN-BC, FNP 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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