USI's College of Nursing and Health Professions provides accredited professional development opportunities for health professionals through continuing education conferences and workshops. The College is dedicated to providing quality programming to assist the busy health professional in enhancing knowledge, skills, and professional competencies.
THE MIDWEST CARE COORDINATION CONFERENCE
The 20th Annual Case Management Conference is expanding to include all healthcare professionals who are involved in the transition and coordination of care. The topics of the 2014 conference will reflect that broadened scope. It is the same great conference with enhanced content, a new name, and a new day of the week! Donald E. Lighter, MD, MBA, FAAP, FACHE, director of the Institute for Healthcare Quality Research and Education will provide the keynote presentation, Healthcare Reform: New Opportunities and Challenges. Betty Bibbins, MD,BSN, CHC, CI-CDI, CPEHR, CPHIT and Glen Krauss, BBA,RHIA, CCS-=P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, C-CDIS, CCDS, C-Dam will discuss the new and evolving role of the case manager in promoting medical necessity.
Eight concurrent sessions will offer topics on veterans' issues, clinical integration, Medicare and the ADA, patient engagement, reduction of readmissions, homelessness, living with multiple sclerosis, and the role of workman's comp case managers. Nationally recognized humorist, Bobbie Staten, MPH, BSN, RN will provide the closing session. Co-provided by Tri-State Case Manager's Network.
Date & Time: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Location: University Center, Carter Hall
Registration Fee: $80, $25 for graduate students, and $15 for undergraduate students until April 23; thereafter $95; $40 for graduate students; and $25 for undergraduate students. Includes materials, lunch & refreshments
Contact Hours: 6 for nurses, social workers, certified case managers, and health facility administrators
Course Number: HPR895