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Case managers are needed in all areas of healthcare delivery when meeting the needs of patients and families. Healthcare professionals (RNs, MDs, RT, LVN, social workers) are eligible to become certified Case Managers. This course delivers training to become a case manager. Topics covered: Essentials of Case Management, Physical & Psychological Factors: Introduction to Clinical Pathways/Practice Guidelines, Insurance Lines & Health Benefits Plans, Legal Responsibilities, Social Work Responsibilities, Disability Management, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Advanced Illness Management, Active Duty Military and Veterans, & Student Presentation of Case Studies. Course is 9 full day class sessions, plus a case study project presented over one full day; an 11th day is scheduled for presentations when class exceeds 15 students.

Other Credits: BRN: 72 CE hours.

Note: Required for Specialized Certificate in Case Management. Completion of this course prepares qualified candidates for the Certified Case Manager (CCM) designation examination, offered through the Commission for Case Manager Certification. For additional information, contact Debbie Ortuño at unexhealthcare@ucsd.edu.

Course Number: FPM-40226
Credit: 9.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Case Management

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