Contemporary RN Case Manager Certificate Program TM

Course Description

Contemporary RN Case Managers focus on improving the health of chronically ill people and populations at risk for poor health outcomes.  These roles include involvement in direct patient care and advocacy, practicing as a member of the patient’s care team, generating a nursing care plan in partnership with the patient, and using technology and behavioral health strategies to help patients accomplish their health objectives while providing ongoing assessment/care planning and medication management.

This 32 CE role development program is designed for Registered Nurses who are preparing to work in case/care management, care transitions or care coordinator positions across multiple settings.  Program content bridges health policy and evidence with Contemporary RN Case Manager professional role development and emphasizes patient-centered application in clinical practice.

Practice Outcomes

Registered Nurses enrolled in the Contemporary RN Case Manager Certificate Program will:

  1. Acquire the essential knowledge and skills needed to fill emerging roles in care coordination, transitions, and case management across patient care settings.
  2. Be prepared to practice to their full potential as members of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.
  3. Gain confidence in ability to perform and implement RN Case Manager and Advanced Care Coordination roles.
  4. Be positioned to meet CE eligibility requirements for specialty credentialing through ANCC and for recertification with both ANCC, the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and CCMC, the Commission for Case Managers Certification.
Who Should Enroll

 

  • Registered Nurses with care coordination or case management experience, whether certified or not, who need to expand practices to include Contemporary RNCM knowledge and skills.
  • Registered Nurses new to RN Case Management, care management or care coordination.
  • Registered Nurses who are responsible for supervision, program development or leadership of RN Case Manager/Care Coordinators.
  • Registered Nurses working in positions to advance coordination of care across patient settings including: primary care, community-based outpatient clinics, specialty clinics and services, acute, (ED, discharge planning and transitional care), telehealth, home health, LTSS (Assisted Living, skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes) and hospice.
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses pursuing care coordination knowledge for work with RN case managers in Accountable Care Organizations and Patient Centered Medical Homes, transitional care and/or leadership roles.

 

CE Accreditation Statement

ONLINE  This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). Up to 32 contact hours are awarded for successful completion.  Approval # WICEAP28B.

BLENDED/LIVE EVENTThis continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).  Up to 32 contact hours are awarded for successful completion.  Approval # WICEAP28A.

Continuing Education hours are valid in all States. 

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Learning Options

The Contemporary RN Case Manager Certificate Program TM is offered in both a Face to Face/Blended Learning Option as well as a fully Online Learning Option.

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Advanced Care Coordination Series: Populations and Settings

Course Description

In this series the role of the Registered Nurse in advancing care coordination within the context of various patient populations and care settings is examined.  Learning Sessions provide an overview of changes occurring within the U.S. healthcare system and some of the specific populations affected are considered.  Policy and interventions that have been shown to be effective in improving care coordination for patients across care settings are described.  Social determinants of health for various populations and/or in differing settings will be discussed.  Patient centered care as it relates to coordination roles for RNs will be emphasized.  Current evidence and resources to support care coordination practice are recommended.

You may opt to enroll in the entire Series or select individual sessions to meet your own individual learning needs.

Populations include:

  • American Indians/Alaska Natives (3 CE – Coming Soon)
  • U.S. Veterans (4 CE – Coming Soon)
  • Family Care Givers (3 CE)
  • Older Adults (4 CE – Coming Soon)

Settings include:

  • Acute Care Transitions (3 CE)
  • Primary Care and Patient Centered Medical Homes (3 CE)
  • Long Term Services and Supports (3 CE)
  • Rural (3 CE – Coming Soon)
Practice Outcomes

Upon completion of the entire Series or selected topics, Registered Nurses will be able to:

  1. Differentiate between the roles of a Case Manager and Care Coordinator.
  2. Identify care coordination gaps in selected settings.
  3. Describe demographics, policy, health and access concerns for selected populations.
  4. Identify interventions used to coordinate care in Acute, Primary, Long Term Services and/or Rural settings.
  5. Describe care coordination roles for RNs caring for American Indians/Alaska Natives, Veterans, Older Adults and Family Caregivers.
Who Should Enroll

 

  • All RNs caring for older adults or special care populations and who want to know more about care coordination across different settings.
  • Registered Nurses new or experienced in RN care management, care transitions or care coordination who are seeking a better understanding of new and emerging care coordination roles and expectations.
  • ALL RNs who work with Veterans, and/or American Indian/ Alaskan Native. 
  • All RNs working in rural settings.
  • RNs and Advanced Practice RNs who are working in Accountable Care Organizations, Patient Centered Medical Homes or Long Term Services and Supports.
CE Accreditation Statement

ONLINE This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). Up to 26 contact hours are awarded for successful completion. Approval # WICEAP33

Continuing Education hours are valid in all States. 

Download CE Accreditation Statement

Learning Options

The Advanced Care Coordination Series: Populations and Settings is offered as a fully Online Learning Option.

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