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President's Message

The Time Is Now

BY MELANIE A. PRINCE, MSN, BSN, NE-BC, CCM, FAAN This issue of CMSA Today is one of the most important of the year, and the articles are timely and relevant for patients, families, caregivers, patients’ support systems and healthcare personnel. This particular president’s message falls in line as well, given the past year…


Is Long COVID Here to Stay? Case Management of Patients With Long COVID

BY DEBORAH ZEVENEY, RN, MS, CCM DEFINING THE ISSUE In addition to the surge of patients diagnosed with acute symptoms of COVID, case managers have been faced with transition or care planning for patients experiencing symptoms post-acutely. Planning is complicated by an environment that is decidedly unstable. The goal of this…

Pediatric Case Management

Aging Up And Aging Out

Transition of Care From Pediatric to Adult Healthcare System: Advocating for the Medically Complex Adolescent BY AMY HENLEY, RN, BSN, MSN/ED, RNC-NIC There are many facets to nursing but none as all-encompassing as advocacy. We can have all the clinical knowledge and expertise in the world, yet if we do not…

Public Policy

CMSA Public Policy In Action 2020-2021

BY JENNY QUIGLEY-STICKNEY, MSN, BSN, MHA, MA, CCM, ACM-RN, CPHM, CMSA PUBLIC POLICY CHAIR AND SUSAN PLOUGH, MSN, APRN, BC, CCM, CMSA VICE CHAIR PUBLIC POLICY In 2019, we ended our public policy calendar year at the annual conference in Las Vegas, with our Public Policy Forum focused on examining…