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Ethics and medical marijuana: What you need to know
Description: Ethics and medical marijuana: What you need to know Live Webinar, September 25, 2019 1 to 2 p.m. ET ABOUT THE WEBINAR Medical marijuana is now legal in 33 states and the District of Columbia, but there is little research on its effective use. As new acronyms like CBD and THC enter the health care...
Develop Others: Tools to Develop the Next Generation of Case Managers
Description: FEATURED SPEAKER Patricia Benner, RN, Ph.D., FAAN Dr. Benner is a professor emerita at the University of California School of Nursing. She is a noted nursing educator and author of From Novice to Expert: Excellence and Power in Nursing Practice, which has been translated into twelve languages. She...
Social determinants of health: Connecting to community resources
Description: ABOUT THE WEBINAR Social factors such as food and housing security, transportation and personal safety contribute to poor health outcomes. Case managers are the connectors for clients whose health depends on ensuring these all-too-human needs are met. In this webinar, the speaker will share...
Ethics in palliative care: Patients and families who “want everything"
Description: Speakers: Robert Macauley, MD Endowed Chair, Pediatric Palliative Care Oregon Health and Science University Author: Ethics in Palliative Care: A Complete Guide  Michael Demoratz, LCSW, CCM Commissioner, Commission for Case Manager Certification Author: Dying 101: "A Candid Conversation on...
Care "Current-cy": Regulatory Matters and Case Managers as Advocates
Description: Speaker: Liz Helms President and CEO California Chronic Care Coalition (CCCC) Author: Healthcare Unhinged, The Making of An Advocate Liz Helms is president and CEO of the California Chronic Care Coalition (CCCC), an alliance of non-profit, social consumer and provider organizations united to...
Bringing care closer to the community, practice and home
Description: Speaker: Bonnie Ewald, MA Manager, Strategic Development and Policy Dept. of Social Work and Community Health Rush University Medical Center, Chicago Bonnie Ewald is the manager of strategic development and policy for the department of social work and community health at Rush University Medical...
Impasses and Ethical Challenges at the End of Life: From the NICU to the SICU
Description: Speaker:  Laura Guidry-Grimes, PhD Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in the Department of Medical Humanities and Bioethics End-of-life decision making is fertile ground for conflict. When patients’ preferences aren’t clear—or when the patient is a child—caregivers may...
Sticks, Stones and Intimidation: How to Manage Bullying and Promote Resilience
Description: Speaker: Ellen Fink-Samnick, MSW, ACSW, LCSW, CCM, CRP EFS Supervision Strategies, LLC Bullying in health care can be an interprofessional team sport. Left unaddressed, it taxes team dynamics, lowers self-esteem and team morale and negatively impacts workforce retention. It also affects patient...
We need to talk: Team communication in integrated behavioral health
Description: Speaker: Virna Little, PsyD, LCSW-r, MBA, CCM, SAP Associate Director, Clinical Innovation Case managers are the communication hub of the health care team. Integrating behavioral health into primary care delivery brings its own communication challenges—whether it’s a single case manager working ...
The 21st Century Cures Act: From 20,000 feet to the street
Description: Speaker: Janet Marchibroda Director of Health Innovation and Executive Director, CEO Council on Health and Innovation The 21st Century Cures Act is a sweeping law, passed with nearly unanimous bipartisan support, that, among other things, accelerates the discovery, development and delivery of cures...
Ethics and resilience: Balancing heart and mind for a better practice and better you
Description: Speaker: Cynda H. Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor, Clinical Ethics, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and School of Nursing Learning Objectives: Define moral distress as it relates to case management; Describe an ethical scenario that can cause moral distress for case managers; and...
*Enriching Outcomes through Patient Engagements: Tools to Use
Description: Speaker:  Sara Guastello, Director of Knowledge Management, Planetree Engaging patients and their family as collaborators in their care is a cornerstone of the national strategy for delivering health care that results in better care, better health and lower costs. But, by and large, it continues to...
*Empowered, engaged, equipped and enabled: Enabling the power of e-patients
Description: Speaker:  e-Patient Dave (Dave deBronkart), Patient Engagement Advocate, Author Learning Objectives: Communicate the World Bank’s definition of empowerment and the five levels of Arnsteins’ Ladder of Citizen Participation; Discuss the benefits for patients (and their caregivers) when they gain...
Do the right thing: Excellence and Ethics in Case Management
Description: Speaker:  Savitri Fedson, MA, MD Learning Objectives: Summarize how the principles of the CCMC Code of Professional Conduct can be applied as a roadmap for making ethics-based decisions in daily practice; Explain the role of ethics in communication in the context of end-of-life decision making; and...
Assessment for Social Determinations of Health: CDC's ACE question set
Description: Speaker: Allison Sampson-Jackson, PhD, LCSW, LICSW, CSOTP, Integration Solutions, Inc. Learning Objectives: Verbalize at least five of the 10 Adverse Childhood Experience categories and how they relate to risk factors for physical well-being; Describe three to four key medical conditions that are...
Demystifying Certification for Health Care Case Management
Description: Speaker: Jane Harkey, Veronica Brothers and Lisa Yagoda Learning Objectives: Describe popular myths around board certification for case management in the health care environment; and Discuss the evidence pointing to a positive career pathway for social workers in health care-based case management,...
The Triple Aim for Case Management: Population Health
Description: Speaker:  Janet Tomcavage, RN, MSN Chief Population Health officer Geisinger Health Systems Learning Objectives: Describe population health as a strategy, within the contex of the Triple Aim for health care: better care, better health and lower costs; and Discuss the types of populatuon health...
Trends and Challenges: Case Managers Tackle the Opioid Epidemic
Description: Speaker: Robert LoNigro MD, MS SVP and Chief Clinical Officer Envolve PeopleCare Centene Corporation Learning Objectives: Describe the current opioid abuse phenomenon: Who does it affect? What unique issues does it present for healthcare organizations? Discuss the intersection of behavioral health...
*From Hospital to Community: Changes, Challenges and Solutions in Case Managment
Description: Speaker: Amy Smith, RN,MSN,CCM Director of Care Management Dartmouth-Hitchcock Learning Objectives: Describe recent changes in Medicare rules and reimbursement that affect case managers in the hospital and clinically integrated provider settings Discuss the relationships between care coordination...
The Latest on Patient Privacy Rights: Consumers and Electronic Access to Health Data
Description: Speaker:  Christine Bechtel, MA President, Bechtel Health Learning Objectives: Describe the new HIPAA right of electronic access and understand how an institution can help or hinder these rights. Discuss strategies for helping patients to make meaningful use of there own health data. Demonstrate...