Browsing: COVID-19

Advance Care Planning
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A Key Hat You Must Wear

BY M. JANE MARKLEY, RN, FACHE(R) As a case manager, you have a plethora of roles, functions, and activities for which you are responsible and a large number of people with whom you must interact to effectively do your job. Simply put, you wear many hats. Your responsibilities can change from…

Certification
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Certification in Case Management

BY JOAN SEVY MAJERS, DNP, RN, FACHE, CENP, CCM There has never been a greater need for skilled, knowledgeable healthcare providers. At the time of this article, globally, there are over one million confirmed cases of COVID-19 (cdc.gov). Case managers have significant leadership roles in facilitating the transition of patients in…

President's Message
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Embrace, Anticipate, Innovate, Celebrate

BY MELANIE A. PRINCE, MSN, BSN, NE-BC, CCM I suspect there are many of you experiencing a roller coaster ride of professional and emotional reactions to our world, your family and careers. Consider the COVID-19 pandemic: There have been extraordinary changes to our life patterns as we prevent, mitigate and navigate…

Case Management Practice
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Professional Diversity in Case Management is More Important than Ever

BY MARYBETH KURLAND, CAE, HUSSEIN M. TAHAN, PhD, RN, FAAN, AND VIVIAN CAMPAGNA, MSN, RN-BC, CCM The demands placed on healthcare professionals, providers and payers have been well-documented, with the continued rise of value-based care and accountable care models that emphasize cost-efficiency and outcomes (Tahan, Kurland, and Baker, 2020a). Within this dynamic, the…

Featured
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Reflections of a New York City Native Nurse

BY JOAN SEVY MAJERS, DNP, RN, FACHE, CENP, CCM I was born and raised in New York City. More importantly, I graduated from the first school of nursing founded on the Nightingale Plan in the United States: Bellevue School of Nursing. My memories include floors filled with metal beds lining…

Career Development
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My Next Chapter

BY YVONNE STOLWORTHY, MSN, RN In January 2020, after 36 years as an RN, I retired. I left the bedside in ICU three years prior. It was time. I worked in quality services prior to my retirement. For the past year, I had been planning the date of retirement and…

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