Rocky Mountain Chapter – Case Management Society of America Annual Conference

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Rocky Mountain Chapter Case Management Society of America Annual Conference

Program: Case Management: Don’t leave it to chance!

October 11, 2019
Denver Marriott West
1717 Denver West Marriott Blvd
Golden, CO

Approval active from: October 11, 2019 – October 10, 2020 (Expiration date)

Approval Statement: The 2019 Rocky Mountain CMSA Fall Conference and Annual Meeting  is approved for 5.0 CEs by the Patient Advocate Certification Board to satisfy the requirements for Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA). Approval code: 18031.

Conference Session Details:

The Future Vision of Case Management with Jose Alejandro, PhD, RN-BC, CCM, FACHE, FAAN

Bio: Dr. Alejandro is the Director of Case Management at the University of California Irvine Medical Center and Adjunct Professor at South University. Jose currently serves as President-Elect of the Case Management Society of America. Previously, Jose served two terms as National Treasurer. He is a prominent expert in case management and working with at-risk populations. Dr. Alejandro was the 15th President (2012-2014) of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses. He is Treasurer of the International Honor Society of Nursing Building Corporation of Sigma Theta Tau International and President of the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Foundation.

Dr. Alejandro received his PhD in Human Services from Capella University; MBA in Accounting and Health Care Management from the University of Dallas; MSN in Nursing Education from University of Phoenix and BSN from the University of Texas at Arlington. He started his nursing career as a Licensed Vocational Nurse. Dr. Alejandro is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Academy of Nursing. He is certified in case management by the American Nursing Credentialing Center, Commission for Case Management Certification and the American Case Management Association. In addition to CMSA, he is a member of the American Academy of Nursing, American Association of Men in Nursing, American Organization of Nurse Executives, National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives (NFLHE), American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), National League for Nursing (NLN), Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI), American Nurses Association (ANA), National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) and Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN).

Objectives:

  • Participants will identify opportunities to incorporate population health within the case management competencies.
  • Participants will change mental models that include population health and transitions of care in case studies, examples and scenarios.
  • Participants will explore how case management practice is evolving to meet the social determinants of health needs of the patients/clients they serve.

 

Supports BCPA Competencies:

4. Healthcare Access, Finance, and Management
5. Medical Knowledge and the Healthcare System
6. Professionalism, Professional Development, and Practice

Geriatric Patients w/Dementia and Depression

Catherine Baines-Sobczak, LMFT, Crisis Assessment Team Evaluator, The Medical Center of Aurora

Bio: Catherine as 20 years of combined experience in crisis and outreach work, community-based therapeutic services, clinical case management and experience in acute care hospitals as a therapist/discharge planner. Her varied work experiences has enabled her to partner more effectively with medical systems, manage crisis and treat a diverse clientele in an array of environments.

Objectives:

  • Participants will identify 3 risk factors and symptoms of depression in late life.
  • Participants will identify 3 risk factors and symptoms of depression in patients diagnosed with dementia
  • Participants will name 3 barriers to identifying and treating depression in patients with dementia
  • Participants will identify informed care practices for caregivers working with those with dementia

 

Supports BCPA Competencies:

2. Empowerment, Autonomy, Rights, and Equity
3. Communication and Interpersonal Relationships
4. Healthcare Access, Finance, and Management
5. Medical Knowledge and the Healthcare System

Healthcare Active Shooter: Prevention and Response

Stephen Weiler – Senior Tactical Instructor, HSS Active Shooter Program

Bio: Stephen Weiler has served in law enforcement for over 25 years and is currently a Senior Tactical Instructor for HSS’ Active Shooter Program. Throughout his career, his work has evolved from hands-on field work to first line supervision to managing the administrative/support aspects of the police. In addition to these traditional law enforcement duties, he works on regional government projects which include establishing stronger regional coordination throughout Cook County and implementing a multi-jurisdictional prophylaxis dispensing program. He also serves on Cook County’s Department of Public Health’s Community Health Advisory Council and a regional active shooter preparedness task force. Steve’s work with public health steered him to take an active role in emergency management. He has completed his Illinois Professional Emergency Manager (IPEM) certificate, TEEX’s Infrastructure Protection series, and FEMA’s Master Exercise Practitioner (MEP) Program. Steve received his Master’s degree from Lewis University in 2002.

Steve’s instructional experience includes serving as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2006 and an Adjunct Professor at Kaplan University from 2008 through 2013. While at Kaplan, he focused on topics related to terrorism, homeland security, and the role of criminal justice in peacekeeping operations throughout the globe. Since 2007 he has been instrumental in delivering FEMA’s Incident Command System courses to thousands of leaders in both the public and private sector. He also delivers active threat presentations and scenarios to private and public-sector organizations.

Objectives:

  • Participants will learn effective response techniques in an active threat situation to ensure the safety of patients, staff, and visitors.
  • Participants will understand how a healthcare facility can maintain critical operations during an extended response to an active threat situation.
  • Participants will recognize the various warning signs an individual may exhibit when planning to conduct these types of incidents
  • Participants will understand the process for coordinating the hospital response with community partners within a Unified Command.
  • Participants will learn how the organization can facilitate coordination and communication with community partners during an active threat.

 

Supports BCPA Competencies:

6. Professionalism, Professional Development, and Practice

Case Management – Impacts Patient Satisfaction More Then You Think

Bethany Hughes, MS, RN, CCM, IQ-CER, Director of Case Management, Skyridge Hospital 

Bio: Bethany is an MS, RN, CCM, IQ-CER.  Bethany graduated from Regis University with both her BSN and her Masters of Science in Nursing Leadership.  Before going into case management, Bethany was a medical/surgical nurse.  She has 13 years of experience in case management and has had her CCM for 10 years.  Bethany has been with HCA for 20 years.  She is currently the Director of Case Management at Sky Ridge Medical Center.  She loves to spend time with her kids and travel the world

Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to identify how case management contributes to the overall hospital HCAHPS score
  • Participants will be able to discuss best practices for case management to impact HCAHPS patient satisfaction scores
  • Participants will be able to identify HCAHPS questions that are influenced by case management

 

Supports BCPA Competencies:

4. Healthcare Access, Finance, and Management
5. Medical Knowledge and the Healthcare System
6. Professionalism, Professional Development, and Practice

 

The Invaluable Role of Care Coordination in the World of Value-Based Care

April J. Hanley, MBA, BSN, RN, System Director, Care Coordination, SCL Health

Bio: April Hanley is the System Director of Care Coordination for SCL Health.  She is responsible for clinical implementation and oversight of population health initiatives and alternate payment models (APM), as well as the development of and point position in building ambulatory care management for Colorado and Montana.  April has been a Registered Nurse for 20 years, with a focus on Pharmaceutical Research in the field of Oncology.  She received her MBA and BSN from Western Governors University out of Utah. April’s experience includes roles as ACO Clinical Integration Manager with a large IPA in Colorado, Sr. Clinical Consultant with Cigna Healthcare, Research Manager of the Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant programs at the University of Colorado, project management work in the pharmaceutical sector, work as a clinical research coordinator and experience as an RN in the areas of NICU, Women’s Health, Rheumatology and Ambulatory Surgery. April is also an avid supporter of research and progress in the field of Autism. She has volunteered for the Autism Treatment Network, where she held a role on the family advisory council, and research trial review committee. She had the honor of being awarded a Fellowship on Learning and Developmental Disabilities, focusing on Autism, at the University of Colorado.  April is from New Mexico and now resides in Colorado with her three sons, where they appreciate the Front Range and the beauty of their magnificent state.

Objectives:

  • Participants will learn effective response techniques in an active threat situation to ensure the safety of patients, staff, and visitors.
  • Participants will understand how a healthcare facility can maintain critical operations during an extended response to an active threat situation.
  • Participants will recognize the various warning signs an individual may exhibit when planning to conduct these types of incidents
  • Participants will learn how the organization can facilitate coordination and communication with community partners during an active threat.
  • Participants will understand the process for coordinating the hospital response with community partners within a Unified Command.

 

Supports BCPA Competencies:

6. Professionalism, Professional Development, and Practice

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