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Case Management Certification Review Course

Bringing the Test Preparation Workshop to You

We are extremely excited to announce that the Online Course, Case Management Certification Review is now live! This course is the perfect compliment to CCM Certification Made Easy: Your Guide to Passing the Certified Case Manager Exam.

Where CCM Certification Made Easy gives you “just the facts” on each knowledge domain, our Case Management Certification Review Course puts the information into context. This Course is available during this introductory period at the amazingly low price of only $347.

Anne Llewellyn, RN-BC, MS, BHSA, CCM, CRRNThis course is presented by Anne Llewellyn, MS, BHSA, CCM, CRRN, RN-BC, a case management leader who shares her expertise and experiences with you in her 11 module course on case management. You are now able to access the same course she has taught numerous times to live audiences, in the convenience and comfort of your own home.

We bring you this online version as we understand that the cost and logistics of attending a live course are prohibitive to most people. It can easily cost well over $1000 in transportation and lodging fees. Not to mention the hassle of getting time off work and coordinating the time away from your family.

We also understand that cramming in hours of lecture a day-long program can lead to information overload. As a result, we are providing this online course that you can take at your own pace. You can listen as long as you want, as many time as you want, and break when you need to. When you’re ready to come back; whether a few minutes, days or weeks later, your course will be waiting for you. You can also review the course as many times as you wish at no additional charge.

This program is designed to:

  • provide a study guide for those preparing for national certification in case management

  • share insights into the practice of case management for those new to the field

  • share a common platform to better understand the role, function and opportunities case managers bring to the healthcare system

  • Provide information that will improve individual and organizational practice

After completing this course you’ll have an understanding of the important role case managers play in today’s complex healthcare system and how this information is vital to preparing for and passing a national case management certification exam.

Through listening to the modules, you will know where to focus your additional studies and be able to develop your own personalized study plan.

Meet the Instructor

Anne Llewellyn, RN-BC, MS, BHSA, CCM, CRRNAnne Llewellyn MS, BHSA, CCM, CRRN, RN-BC, is a healthcare leader with over 40 years of experience as a critical care nurse, a nurse case manager, a professional patient advocate, an educator and a digital journalist. Anne has expertise as an independent case manager specializing in catastrophic case management, workers compensation and long-term care.

Anne is a Past President of the Case Management Society of America and was one of the original authors of the American Nurses Credentialing Center book, Case Management Review and Resource Manual. Anne has lectured nationally and internationally on case management, patient advocacy and care coordination. She currently writes a healthcare Blog, Nurse Advocate.

 

Here’s what you get in our 12 Session Online Case Management Certification Review Course…

    • 9 hours of instruction covering 11 facets of case management that you will need to know in order to pass your CCM Exam
    • 11 Video Presentation Sessions – This is the same content done at the live courses around the country
    • 11 Audio Only Sessions –  so that you can listen to the sessions during your commute, workout or any other time you find convenient.
    • 11 PDF’s of the power point with an area to take notes – This can be downloaded to your computer or printed off so you can take notes while viewing the session.
    • **NEW** 8 Hours of CE Credit for Nursing & Social Work (Click Here for More Information)
    • **NEW** Bonus Section with Frequently Asked Questions, Test Taking Strategies, and other valuable material to assist you in your studies.

Course Outline…

Session 1:  Current Trends in Healthcare

This unit discusses the current trends in healthcare including the challenges, system changes, and opportunities for case managers.

Session 2:  History of Case Management

In this unit, you will learn about the history of the practice of case management as well as the basic concepts, goals, and essential functions of case management. You will also learn important information about the CCM exam.

Session 3:  CM Competencies and Responsibilities

After reviewing this unit you will understand the essential CM competencies, roles case managers play, different settings case managers practice, and case management modules. You will also have a better understanding of the care coordination team and how they work together.

Session 4:  Rehabilitation, Workers Compensation and Disability Management

In this unit you will learn what rehabilitation is, the goals of rehabilitation, and the types of rehabilitation available. You will also learn about workers compensation including the goals of workers compensation case management and the key people involved in workers compensation. You will learn the return to work process, and strategies used to return an injured worker to gainful employment. This unit also discusses the vocational aspects of chronic illness and disability, disability insurance, and life care planning.

Session 5:  Data Management

After completing this unit you will understand the important role data management plays in healthcare today. This unit discusses the history, key attributes and critical components of healthcare information technology (HIT). You will also learn about meaningful use, evidence-based medicine, and comparative effectiveness.

Session 6:  Resource Management

Resource Management is one of the core functions of case management. In this unit we will discuss types of resources available, who pays for them, and nontraditional sources of resources.

Session 7:  Utilization Management

After completing this unit you will be able to differentiate between utilization review and utilization management. You will better, understand the goal of utilization management, be aware of changes in reimbursement methods including value-based purchasing, and understand the authorization, denial and appeals process.

Session 8:  Population Health and Disease Management

After completing this unit you will understand:

  • What population health and disease management are and the important role each plays in today’s healthcare system, as well as the need for population health in today’s healthcare system.
  • The unit will look at the impact of disease on healthcare costs, risk stratification, and screening tools. The session will also look at tools that are enhancing patient engagement such as risk stratification tools and motivational interviewing. risk stratification and screening tools used in population health and disease management
  • The session looks at the most common and catastrophic disease states that case managers are called on to manage in order to improve the delivery of care and reduce costs.
  • Trends in population health and disease management

Session 9:  Health Care Legislation

This unit discusses how health policies impact CM and reviews specific legislation important to case managers such as The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), American with Disability Act, Family Medical Leave Act 1993, Longshore & Harbor WC Act 1927.

Session 10:  Reimbursement Systems

After reviewing this unit you will be aware of the different types of healthcare reimbursement systems available and the difference between them. You will also be aware of the essential points of reimbursement and terms related to reimbursement systems.

Session 11:  Legal and Ethical Issues Impacting Case Management

This unit explains the importance of following the Case Management Standards of Practice, as well as legal responsibilities in case management. It also discusses ethical issues and principles, such as delegation of care, patient confidentiality and security, conflict of interest, informed consent, and malpractice.

Session 12:  Bonus Material

Bonus Section with Frequently Asked Questions, Test Taking Strategies, and other valuable material to assist you in your studies.

Frequently Asked Questions

When was the course last updated?

The course was updated in January 2017. We update the course on an as-needed basis when new information becomes available.

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and finishes when you pass your certification exam! We will give you an initial 6-month membership. Need more time? No problem, just let us know and we will extend your membership to your anticipated test date. It is a completely self-paced online course. You decide when you start and when you finish.

Is the course mobile and tablet friendly?

Yep. The course is fully responsive. In addition, we give you the audio files so you can listen to the course on your mobile device.

Can the cost of this course be a deductible expense?

No accountants were involved in the making of this advice, but as it is for career development and training it may be tax deductible, please contact your tax advisor for better information.

How long is the course?

The course is a little more than 8 hours long, and has been cut up into 11 digestible and organized segments, so you can refer back to it when questions about specific topics come up long after you’ve finished the course. This seems to be one of the features people like the most.