October 26, 2016 @ 5:30 PM EST/4:30 PM CDT
Public Policy and Advocacy 101
Professional case managers are uniquely positioned with their knowledge and skills as experts in care coordination empowering patients/clients to access quality, safe and efficient health services in our healthcare system. As healthcare reform advances, it is critical that case management’s voice remains at the legislative table, not only to safeguard case managements role in healthcare delivery but for the value professional case managers add to health care consumers each day through quality case management programs and services.
Learn how to gain new skills in communicating with policymakers across the continuum by exploring the basics of public policy and how your professional case management expertise and voice makes a difference at the organizational, community, state, and federal levels.
The objectives include:
- Identify the current skills and expertise of the professional case manager as a vital participant in the healthcare team
- Explore how to access legislative resources and utilize available communication tools
- Describe the advocacy role of the professional case managers impact on health care policy
This members- only webinar offers 1.2 RN, 1.0 CCM and 1.0 SW CE credits at no charge.
Eric Bergman RN CCM
Susan Davis, RN, MPH, CCM
Amy Heithoff-Dominguez MSA, BSN, RNC, CCM, RN,CM
Patricia Noonan, RN, MBA, CCM
Chriss Wheeler, RN, MSN, CCM
November 14, 2016 @ 12:00 PM EST/11:00 AM CDT
Genentech Webinar: "Current Topics in Care Management: Palliative Care"
with Carol Curtiss, MSN, RN-BC, Clinical Specialist Consultant, Curtiss Consulting
It's often difficult to discuss advanced care planning with patients at such a critical time in their lives. This workshop on palliative care delves into the foundation of palliative care and why it is important.
This presentation will discuss:
- Differences of palliative versus hospice care
- Methods for selecting types of palliative care
- Tips on speaking to patients and families about care goals
- Ways to enhance communication and patient care coordination skills
Carol P. Curtiss, MSN, RN-BC is the owner of Curtiss Consulting, focusing on education and program development in pain and symptom management, cancer survivorship, and palliative and end of life care. She is a past national president of the Oncology Nursing Society, Master Faculty and Course Director for the American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN) National Certification Review Courses and Master Faculty for ASPMN's Geriatric Pain Management courses. Carol holds a Master’s degree in nursing from Yale University. She serves as adjunct faculty at Tufts University School of Medicine, and volunteers as Clinical Educator for Hospice of the Fisher Home.
This is a sponsored presentation by Genentech and does not offer CEs.