Case Management 2014-08 - Case Management Advisor - Aug 01, 2014

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

Associate Managing Editor
Jill Drachenberg
AHC Media

Executive Editor
Russ Underwood
AHC Media

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

Subjects:

  • Meet the challenge of managing care for dual eligibles
  • Team effort keeps members independent
  • Meetings help CMs meet members’ needs
  • CMs help multiple providers communicate
  • Patient flow scorecards show complexity
  • Patient sitters effective in reducing falls
  • Readmitted patients more likely to die

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, and Nurse Planner Margaret Leonard 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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