Case Management 1705 - Case Management Advisor - May 01, 2013

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 Listing:

Editor
Mary Booth Thomas

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:

  • Primary care'” the new frontier for case managers?
  • Embedded CMs cut admissions, LOS
  • Embedded CMs work with health plan CMs
  • Care coordination generates savings
  • CMs build relationships with physician practice
  • Faster care for sickle cell patients in the ED
  • CMS pilots discharge planning, quality surveys
  • TJC certifies primary care medical homes
  • South Carolina hospitals collaborate on safety

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, 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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