Hospital Case Management (Vol. 25, No. 3) - March 1, 2017

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Release date: March 2017

Valid through: March 2019

Target Audience

This activity is intended for hospital-based nurse case managers, case management directors, social workers and utilization review nurses.


  • Does discharging a patient make you feel like you’re herding cats?
  • Successful rounds take careful planning
  • Enhance participation in rounds
  • Making patients part of the care team pays off
  • Case Management Insider: How to Improve the Quality of Case Management Through Staffing, Part 2
  • Hospital reduces penalties through case management revamp
  • Hospitals can now factor socioeconomic status into readmissions
  • Healthcare workers don’t mind masking to protect patients
  • Readmission rates for bariatric surgery drop with QI



  • Identify particular clinical, administrative, or regulatory issues related to the profession of case management
  • Describe how clinical, administrative, or regulatory issues particular to the profession of case management affect patients, case managers, hospitals, or the healthcare industry at large
  • Discuss solutions to the problems facing case managers based on independent recommendations from clinicians at individual institutions or other authorities

Credit Available


  • 1.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.5 CCMC Contact Hours



This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

Relias Learning, LLC 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 #CEP13791, for 1.25 Contact Hours.

This activity has been approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification for 1.5 clock hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

 Faculty Listing


Mary Booth Thomas


Editor: Jill Drachenberg

Ebook Design Specialist: Dana Spector

Financial Disclosure

Editor Mary Booth Thomas, Editor Jill Drachenberg, and Ebook Design Specialist Dana Spector report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study. Nurse Planner Toni Cesta, PhD, RN, FAAN, Consulting Editor of Hospital Case Management, is a consultant with Case Management Concepts LLC.

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