- Last Updated on 19 January 2014
Why you should Join Case Management Society of America Atlanta Chapter – Because It is a Wise Investment
With your membership you will have access to cutting – edge case management information. Explore the valuable resources of networking and opportunities to enhance your value as a case management professional. Increase your knowledge, identify and address important foundational skills of the case manager.
The Case Management Society of America (CMSA) is a nationally recognized innovative 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization which serves as the largest collaborative case management professional association in the United States. We embrace care management professionals from a variety of disciplines, practice settings skill levels, and professional capacities, including: Case Managers, Care Managers, Nurses Social Workers, Rehab Specialists, Physicians, Health Coaches, Pharmacists, Students in CM programs, Corporations, and Other partners supporting the case management industry.
EDUCATING OUR MEMBERS Annual National Conference This annual gathering allows case managers and allied health care professionals to come away empowered with knowledge and information to help them put industry events in perspective.
Educational Resource Library (Online CEs) Completely web-based to facilitate “anytime, anywhere” access to learning content, the ERL offers 90 courses — 35 clinical and 55 business-related topics in several media formats.” For more information visit WWW.CMSA.ORG/EDUCATION.
Case Management Adherence Guidelines CMSA’s CMAG is a one-of-a-kind tool developed to incorporate adherence into regular case management workflow. Complimentary Publications and Electronic News - CMSA Today magazine - Lippincott’s Professional Case Management journal - Member and Industry E-Newsletters Integrated Case Management Training (ICM) This advanced program is designed to provide medical and behavioral health case managers with skills to perform holistic, complex assessments and coordinate health care plans. For more information visit WWW.CMSA.ORG/CMAG
As case managers constantly handle changes in care settings for their patients they face challenges every day in assuring that these transitions take place smoothly, successfully and safely. The National Transition of care Coalition (NTOCC) provides tools and information to help case managers achieve this goal. NTOCC has gathered resources that meet seven criteria proven to be part of any successful transition program. CMSA Atlanta has had two CMAG’s presentations at chapter meetings: COPD and Diabetes. Great meetings! Yearly regional summits are held and Atlanta, Ga. was a site in October of 2013. For more information visit WWW.ntocc.org/toolbox
Every professional needs a strong portfolio. Start building yours today by joining your professional organization. CMSA-Atlanta yearly chapter dues are only $30.00.
CMSA –Atlanta Chapter benefits to membership:
- 8 to10 One hour CEU credits-The chapter meets the second Tuesday of months. At each meeting we earn a CEU. For more information visit WWW.CMSA-ATLANTA.ORG
- Free Dinners with membership
Discounts on chapter educational conferences: In 2014 the Atlanta chapter is sponsoring two educational conferences. On March 1st a half day conference will be held at Shepherd Center 2020 Peachtree Road Atlanta, GA. (4 CEUs will be applied for.) In September we will sponsor our full day conference at Pruitt Health, 1626 Jeurgens Court, Norcross, GA 30093 (6 CEUs will be applied for). More details on the chapter web site.
Meet CMSA national leadership.
Opportunities for priceless networking with other professional: nurses, social workers, educator, rehabilitation providers and counselors.
Engage and networking with our local community resource providers. They are here to help us.
Public Policy as the local chapter supports national CMSA in the advancement of case management in health care. And up to date news on Multi state licensure progress for the state of Georgia.
Attend member’s only events throughout the year.
Get current with Case Management certification and learn how to get certified.
Free Stuff: at the 2013 annual chapter meeting Bayada provided “Case Management Standards of Practice” to all attendees, that is a $15.00 value.
Other great resources tools are provided throughout the year.
Can there be anything else: Great dinners, informative educational meetings, networking, laughter and priceless fun.
Submitted By: Angelyn Levell-Smith RN, BSN, CCM and
Carol Lawrimore MSN, RN, CCM