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Acute Care Case Managers Face a Unique Set of Challenges

We see the questions every day in our Case Managers Community Facebook Group.

  • Who should be receiving the Important Messages from Medicare (IMM)?
  • What is the proper use of Condition Code 44?
  • Who should be receiving the Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON)?
  • What are the rules and regulations regarding discharge appeals?
  • What are all the different Medicare notices/forms, etc to be aware of and understand?

And questions like Kristie’s…

“Newbie medicare question: where do you find all these rules? My preceptor has them all in her head and I need a list. How do you remember it all?

And that’s just Medicare! There are also questions about safe transfers, guardianship, abuse and neglect, implicit bias, patient education, and so many others!

For years Acute Care Case Managers have been asking for one resource that contains everything needed to do their job on a daily basis. 

I am very happy to say it is here!

Case Management industry expert Colleen M. Morley DNP RN CCM CMAC CMCN ACM-RN has written the book we’ve all been waiting for; A Practical Guide to Acute Care Case Management: The Day to Day “How To Be An Acute Care Case Manager” Resource.

This go-to resource for acute care case managers is the resource she created and successfully used for years with her teams as Director of Case Management, and now she’s sharing it with us!

Whether you are new to acute care case management, a seasoned case manager looking for a practical desk reference, or a case management leader in search of a resource for orientation, training, and competency-based assessment A Practical Guide to Acute Care Case Management: The Day to Day “How To Be An Acute Care Case Manager” Resource is the book you have been waiting for.

A Practical Guide to Acute Care Case Management is an excellent guide and reference for case managers entering the acute care practice setting. 

It accurately provides clear information and training regarding the role of an acute care case manager along with case studies and expert mentoring all in a single resource.

Topics covered include:

  • Utilization review
  • The internal and external care continuum
  • Transition planning
  • Communities of practice
  • Ethics
  • Compliance
  • Denials management
  • Coordination of care
  • Advanced directives
  • and other special topics.

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The seasoned case manager will find A Practical Guide to Acute Care Case Management is your indispensable tool and must-have desk reference. 

No more scouring through tons of reference manuals and endless internet searches! This single resource accurately provides not only the information you need at your fingertips but explanations and case studies so you understand how to use the information.

Leaders use A Practical Guide to Acute Care Case Management as a resource for orientation, training, and competency-based assessments. 

It clearly identifies the most important topics necessary for success as an acute care case manager and provides resources you can use to create workflows, policies, and procedures to guide the onboarding of new employees.

There’s a reason A Practical Guide to Acute Care Case Management achieved Amazon’s #1 New Release in Hospital Administration and Medical Education & Training! 

Amazon Book Release #1 for Colleen Morley

A Practical Guide to Acute Care Case Management gathers best practices from across the continuum that specifically impacts the acute care setting.

This was accomplished through informative articles written by industry and subject matter experts to help you put the concepts discussed in the chapter into perspective. You will find them interspersed throughout your reading to enhance your learning and understand the concepts presented.

Think of these as mentoring from industry experts!

Each section also includes a chapter-specific list of references, case studies, and a resource list with links to informative articles.

The information contained in this book was designed to be easy to digest and provide guidance on the day-to-day issues that a professional case manager might encounter. From Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoP) to the Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) to safe transfers, this resource covers it all.

A Practical Guide to Acute Care Case Management:

  • serves as education for the new acute care case manager
  • provides information for healthcare professionals interested in entering the field of acute care case management
  • acts as a day-to-day reference guide for the acute care case manager or a “one-stop desktop reference”

You will find yourself keeping this essential tool close at hand and referring back to it frequently in your daily work as a case manager.

Get your copy today on  Amazon!

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All Acute Care Case Managers  Need This!

All Acute Care Case Managers  Need This!

Acute Care Case Managers Face a Unique Set of Challenges

We see the questions every day in our Case Managers Community Facebook Group.

Who should be receiving the Important Messages from Medicare (IMM)?
What is the proper use of Condition Code 44?
Who should be receiving the Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON)?
What are the rules and regulations regarding discharge appeals?
What are all the different Medicare notices/forms, etc to be aware of and understand?

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