Engagement. Experience. Effectiveness.

The 2018 Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference took place last week in Huntington Beach, California! Case management leaders and physician advisors from across the country gathered to collaborate, network and move case management forward. Follow #ACMAleadership on social media to see all the action that took place. We hope you'll join us next year, November 14-17, 2019 in Miami, Florida! 

Who Should Attend?

  • Leaders in Case Management, Care Transitions or Social Work 
  • Health Care Administrators 
  • Physician Advisors 
  • Medical Directors/CMOs 
  • Chief Nursing Officers 

What Will You Get?

  • Innovative ideas you can immediately use
  • Updates on case management leadership best practices from recognized innovators
  • In-depth discussion about the latest health care resources
  • Knowledge-sharing with like-minded peers
  • Interaction with the latest tools and products in the exhibit hall

Conference Objectives

  • Examine strategies and expectations to engage physicians, case management and interdisciplinary
    team members to affect health care change  
  • Identify and apply care coordination strategies to create a patient-centered culture and implement
    sustainable care plans 
  • Apply case management tools, resources and approaches to promote patient engagement
    and self-management 
  • Manage complex relationships between health care stakeholders, patients, families and providers 
  • Apply clinical judgment and documentation review to validate medical necessity, appropriateness of
    level of care and resource utilization 

Continuing Education:

The 2018 Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference program is designed for continuing education (CE/CME credits) and learning with case management and physician advisor leaders.

Participants may earn up to the following continuing education (CE/CME) hours:

19.80 Nursing Contact Hours (based on 50-minute hour)

16.50 Nursing Contact Hours (based on 60-minute hour)

16.50 Social Work Contact Hours (see below for NJ) 

16.50 ACMTM American Case Management Association (ACMA) Certification Credits

16.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

This CE/CME activity is approved by the American Case Management Association (ACMA), an approved provider through the following:

Nursing Continuing Education

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #CEP 15413)
  • District of Columbia Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #50-3523)
  • Florida Board of Nursing (Provider #50-3523)
  • Georgia Board of Nursing (Provider #50-3523)

Social Work Continuing Education

  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling (Provider #50-3523)
  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (Sponsor #159-000900)
  • Maryland Board of Social Work (Board Authorized Sponsor of Category 1 credit hours)
  • Minnesota Board of Social Work (Sponsor #CEP-443)
  • New York State Education Department State Board (Sponsor #SW-0486)
  • Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (Sponsor #4171)
  • NASW - National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886621095-1194)
NJ SOCIAL WORKERS: These sessions are approved by the Association of Social Work Boards – ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #138 from 10/29/2018 to 10/29/2020. Social Workers will receive the following type and number of credits: General Social Work: 12. CE Certificate will be emailed within 10 days, to social workers who sign in and out of each session they attend, and complete session evaluations, including an overall conference evaluation. The evaluation forms will be distributed upon check in of each session and should be turned in to staff members by 12:00 pm, November 7, 2018. Please contact the ACMA office if you have any questions, 501-907-2262.

Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and ACMA. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and ACMA. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 16.5 contact hours.

Attendees are responsible for verifying that the approving organizations listed above are accepted by their state’s practicing board. Unless otherwise noted on the CE/CME certificate, attendees are also responsible for submitting their earned continuing education credits/ certificates to the appropriate accrediting and/or certifying organization(s) to maintain their individual certification(s), recertification(s), licensure(s), etc. As required by applicable boards, a copy of this certificate and evaluation form will be retained by ACMA for a minimum of seven years after the course concludes.

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