About Deanna Cooper Gillingham, Co-Founder
Deanna Cooper Gillingham, RN, CCM is a leader in case management with over a quarter-century experience in healthcare as a Registered Nurse and Case Manager. She is CEO and co-founder of the Case Management Institute, and leader and co-founder of the Case Managers Community, a group of over 11,000 committed case managers. From there she hosts the popular Case Managers Community Saturday morning FB Lives.
In addition to her own books, CCM Certification Made Easy: Your Guide to Passing the Certified Case Managers Exam and Foundations of Case Management (Available 2020), she has contributed to other works including Second Acts, Stepping Up to Certification, and Case Management Salary and Trends Survey.
Deanna educates and inspires through both live and online presentations. Her live speaking has included hosting the Case Managers Cruise for 3 years and co-presenting NNBA Pre-Conference Case Management and Patient Advocacy: Career Paths for Nurses Who Want to Move Beyond the Bedside. Her online presentations include Successful Study Strategies for the CCM Exam, Test Taking Strategies for the CCM Exam, and Everything You Need to Know About Case Management As a Career Option for Nurses.
Deanna has served on the Board of Directors of the CMSA Foundation, is a member of The Case Management Society of America (CMSA), Registered Nurse Innovators, Influencers, & Entrepreneurs (RNiie), The National Nurses In Business Association (NNBA), and Rotary International.
She is currently living her dream life in Puerto Aventuras, Mexico. From there she is writing her next book or course from her patio overlooking the beautiful Caribbean Sea.
If You Would Like To Learn More About Deanna, Catch One Of These Interviews Or Podcast Episodes She Has Been On…
Deanna talks about:
- How being uncomfortable can actually improve your nursing career;
- Why taking advice from family friends may not always be in your professional interests;
- And what breaking things down into smaller chunks can do for your nursing success!
In this episode, Deanna chats about one of the best RN jobs for nurses that are burning out of bedside nursing: The Nurse Case Manager.
Deanna talks about how her passion is finding solutions to problems and creating plans to bring the solutions about, and she has found that this project has given her the flexibility she hadn’t found before.