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Compass Directional Training for Case Managers

About Compass

Compass is an online learning system that teaches and tests solid foundational knowledge in case management and physician advisory practices. The system features two comprehensive course libraries – for case managers and for physician advisors.

Content is divided into interactive modules that average 20-30 minutes in length. Module content was developed by an interdisciplinary taskforce of case management and physician advisor leaders, is professionally narrated, and includes interactive case studies and competency quizzes.

Compass is proven in its effectiveness to teach the foundation of case management. This system is currently in use at over 1,000 hospitals.

Compass includes the following components:

     

Modules

The Compass modules provide in-depth training on key topics for case management department, including:

Case Management Courses

     
  • Scope of Services, Practice and Education
  • The Professional Case Manager
  • Medical Legal Topics
  • Care Coordination
  • Transition Management
  • Patient Status & Level of Care
  • Utilization Management
  • Resource Management
  • Reimbursement and Patient Coverage

Physician Advisor Courses:

     
  • Scope of Services
  • Communication
  • Medical Legal Topics
  • Patient Classifications
  • Utilization Management
  • Resource Management
  • Reimbursement

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Take an inside look at what this powerful training program has to offer:

Watch the Compass training demonstration video.

  • Schedule a live demo by contacting Aaron Van Son at avanson@acmaweb.org or (501) 907-2262.
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New Compass

Features Compass
2015
Compass
2016
Web-based training modules
Competency exams to validate learning of module content
Digital companion e-manual available for download/print
Inclusion of 2016 federal regulations, policies and practices
Embedded interactivity via case studies and scenario-based learning
Standardized course length providing more retainable information
Optional LMS-integration of Compass course libraries and competency quizzes*
Refreshed CEs for existing staff who complete new Compass curriculum
Refined administrator functionality; ability to provide administrative levels and greater reporting
NEW Physician Advisor training library (available for purchase)
CME’s available for Physician Advisors

*LMS functionality supersedes Compass platform functionality

What Our Clients are Saying…

Compass offers case management-specific training and CEU's that are invaluable to all levels of case managers. We have it as "required" training for all new staff within the first 6 months of hire and are rolling it out as "required" for existing staff before the end of the year. The benefit of a standardized set of training modules that covers all aspects of case management is immeasurable to quality care. Thank you!

Monica Vickery, RN-BC, MSN, CCM
Director, CM/UM
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Compass is a valuable resource for case managers. It provides new case managers an overview of all educational needs to prepare for a new role/job, clarifies new information and regulatory changes and is a comprehensive orientation tool for managers and educators. It is very easy to use, set up new users and navigate. The opportunity to obtain CE credits is a huge plus. Compass is a definite "must have" for any case management department and is a good investment and reasonably priced for the value it provides to our department.

Caroline Segovia-Marquez, BSN RN, MBA, ACM, CPHM
Manager, Case Management
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center

Compass provides training and education that is helpful and easy to understand.

Linda Clarenson, RN, BSN
Director, Case Management
Labette Medical Center

Compass assists the Care Management Department in standardizing information and knowledge for Care Managers. It is an efficient way to train and motivate staff to learn more.

Steven Lanman, LCSW, ACM
Coordinator, Care Management
Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital


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Compass training is a comprehensive program designed to provide standardized training for case management staff. It is not intended to be a preparatory course for the Accredited Case Manager (ACM™) Exam or a stand-alone preparatory resource.


Compass continuing education (CE) contact hours are generally accepted by most professional nursing and social work organizations and state board of nursing and social work. ACMA has made substantial efforts to obtain appropriate providerships for CE offerings and many licensing authorities allow for some form of CE reciprocity. However, ACMA does not warrant that all professional organizations or licensing authorities will accept its CE contact hours. If in doubt, individuals are advised to contact their professional licensing organizations or licensing authorities to confirm acceptance of these contact hours. Click here to learn more.