Professional Practice Development for RNCMs

Many RNs experienced in case management and care coordination are working to develop professional role standards, skills and outcomes that meet expectations of ACOs, Patient Centered Medical Homes and the Triple Aim of better patient experiences, better quality of care and lower cost.  Topics in this session review the unique knowledge that nursing demonstrates as a discipline and describes evidence based strategies shown to facilitate full scope practice development and leadership.

Who Should Enroll
  • RNs currently working in Case Manager, Care Manager or Care Coordinator positions who want to improve professional practice knowledge and acquire strategies to assure success in contemporary role development.

CE Accreditation Statement
  • ONLINE This activity has been approved by the Wisconsin Nurses Association (WNA) for approval to award 32 contact hours.  The WNA is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). Approval # WICEAP28B
  • BLENDED/LIVE EVENT This activity has been approved by the Wisconsin Nurses Association (WNA) for approval to award 32 contact hours.  The WNA is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). Approval # WICEAP28A

Continuing Education hours will be awarded only for those hours completed. 32 Hours is required for a Contemporary RN Case Manager certificate to be awarded.

RN Case Managers who are certified by CCMC, the Commission for Case Manager Certification, are required to submit 80 hours of continuing Education every 5 years.  All Courses offered by the National RN Case Manager Training Center are pre-approved by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and accepted for renewal by CCMC. CCMC has posted clear downloadable instructions for submitting renewal CE. There is a nominal charge of $15.00 per submission for CE that has not been pre-approved by CCMC. See CCMC website renewal section for details.  https://ccmcertification.org/stay-certified/renewal/renewal-guide

National RNCM Continuing Education courses are ANCC approved for use in all U.S. States and territories.

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Learning Option: Online

Online education is an effective course delivery strategy for learners who desire or need the convenience and flexibility to learn at their own pace and in their own environment. Online learning requires participants to be self-directed in completing program content. Comfort with technology and strong time management skills are a must. In this learning format, faculty utilize the Training Center’s eLearning platform to deliver lectures, course content, materials and practice resources and tools. Online Training is also available to organizations upon request. 

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How This Series Works
  • Select from the list of sessions to meet your own individual learning needs.
  • Register and receive course confirmation via email and begin.
  • Complete content working at your own pace, on your own schedule coming in and out of the online classroom as your time allows.
  • 30 days to complete each Session.
  • Interact with faculty as needed electronically.
  • Print off/download your CE award upon completion of the content.

Sessions / Topics in this Series

The Power of Nursing (3 CE) 

In this session the key elements of the Future of Nursing Report will be described including recommendations for transforming practice.  The ANA Social Policy Statement and implications for Contemporary RNCM roles discussed.  ANA, ICN and CMSA positions on ethics in case manager practice will be reviewed.  The advocacy role in nursing and case management will be emphasized.

Tuition: $99

Strategies for Effective RNCM Leadership (3 CE)

Contemporary RNCM roles offer opportunities for nurses in these positions to provide leadership that supports full implementation of the role.  In this session, evidence-based strategies for professional role development will be discussed along with recommendations for assuring successful professional practice development.  Leadership opportunities when working with patients and their families, the health care team and community members will be described.

Tuition: $99