Meeting Today’s Challenges in Case Management
Date: September 24, 2016 | Time: 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Letter from the President
The Case Management Society of America-Atlanta Chapter (CMSA-Atlanta) would like to invite you to our annual educational conference: “Meeting Today’s Challenges in Case Management”, on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Pruitt Health.
Thank you for the dedicated services you provide to so many in various healthcare communities. Please know that your services do not go unnoticed by the CMSA-Atlanta board and conference committee members. This year’s conference will cover all aspects of the healthcare. The day will include sponsors, exhibitors, dynamic speakers, and excellent networking opportunities for all conference attendees.
We have also applied for 6 continuing education units (CEU’s), including Certified Case Management credits (CCMs). There will be several door prizes, and a wealth of information to enhance your insight into healthcare and commitment to case management.
Please visit our website at www.cmsa-atlanta.org, for more detailed information and to register for the conference.
The entire CMSA-Atlanta board and conference committee look forward to seeing you in September.
Daffany Walker, RN, BSN, CCM, MBA
2016 CMSA-Atlanta Chapter President
2016 Conference Speakers
Wendy Palmer, MS, RD, LD, CHES
Danielle Cefalu Humphrey, JD, CELA
Karen Krider, LAPC, NCC
Tonya English, Pharm D, CDE
Margaret L. Conley, LMSW, MDiv
John Butler, BA, MS
7:00 AM - 7:50 AM Exhibit Hall Opens (Registration and Breakfast)
7:50 AM - 8:00 AM Opening remarks Karen Dyer, RN, CCM - 2016 CMSA Atlanta Conference Chairperson
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Population Health Management Strategies for Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment Wendy Palmer MS, RD, LD, CHES Manager, Child Wellness Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Capacity, Competency and Ethical Interventions: A Legal Discussion for Healthcare Providers Danielle Cefalu Humphrey, JD, CELA Hurley Elder Care Law
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Exhibit Hall/Break
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Homelessness and Homelessness Prevention for Case Managers Karen Krider, LAPC, NCC New Life Community Ministries
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch with Vendor Highlights
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM The Dangers of Polypharmacy in Transitions in Care Tonya English, Pharm D, CDE PharmaCare Solutions, Inc.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Care All Around: Collaboration between Case Management and Mental Health Professionals How to ask what is needed so that we can given what is wanted How to ask for what is needed so that we can be given what is wanted…. Margaret L. Conley, LMSW, MDiv
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Annual Meeting
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Exhibit Hall/Break
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Humor Part 2: Maybe Laughter is the Best Medicine After All! An exploration into humor in healthcare with Patients and Professionals John Butler, BA, MS, V.P. Client Services, Family Private Care
4:30 PM - Close Closing Remarks Daffany K. Walker, RN, BSN, CCM - 2016 CMSA Atlanta Chapter President