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Welcome to the North Carolina Chapter

Chapter Information

The North Carolina Chapter was established in 2003. We have members across our great state and hope you will join us. Case Management Professionals who work or reside in the state of North Carolina are encouraged to join.

There is NO additional fee to join our local chapter.

We sponsor two key events: a spring and fall conference that address current issues in case management. These events provide our members an excellent opportunity to network in addition to learning and sharing from the collective wealth of experiences of all participants.

The NC Chapter has grown to over 250 members. We are committed to advancing the practice of Case Management, supporting our members in their practice, and providing growth opportunities.

We hope you will join ACMA and the North Carolina chapter and help us advance our practice in our state and nationally.

 

Annual Meeting

THANK YOU! 

Dear Attendee,

On behalf of the American Case Management Association and the Board of the North Carolina Chapter, we want to thank you for attending the 16th Annual Conference on October 12, 2018 in Asheville, NC.


 

2019 ACMA NC Spring Conference

Please join us for the ACMA - NC Chapter Spring Conference in Greensboro, NC!  

NETWORK: This annual event is a wonderful opportunity to network with fellow case managers and social workers from across the Carolinas.

LEARN: Diverse learning sessions cover a broad array of healthcare industry and case management-specific topics directly impacting our everyday work, including care coordination, utilization review, transitions, readmissions, and caring for the aging and complex patient.  

The two-day conference earns you up to nine (9.0) continuing education (CE) hours for Nursing, Social Work, ACM, CCM, or Nursing Home Administrator credit.

CONNECT: Interact with local and national healthcare vendors offering tools, resources, and services that impact case management. 

Save the Date and Register Now!

When:  February 21-22, 2019

Where:  Grandover Resort in Greensboro, NC

1000 Club Road  Greensboro, NC 27407  336-294-1800

Conference Registration Is Open!

Early Registration Rates (Nov 06, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019):

ACMA Member $160

Non-Member $175

Student (Student ID Required) $40

Visit the registration site to download the event brochure, complete with session abstracts and full speaker schedule! 

Click here to Register

Reserve your hotel room early to stay on-site with discounted rates:

Grandover Resort 

Visit grandover.com and use Group Code ACMA19  or follow this HOTEL RESERVATION LINK.

Jenny Gruber
704 (728) 7475
acmanc@yahoo.com

 

Crystal Redding Memorial Scholarship Award

EACH YEAR THE CRYSTAL REDDING AWARD GIVES A NORTH CAROLINA CHAPTER MEMBER OF THE ACMA THE OPPORTUNITY TO ATTEND ITS NATIONAL CONFERENCE. 


CRYSTAL REDDING WAS A BELOVED COLLEAGUE AND FRIEND OF THE ACMA'S NORTH CAROLINA CHAPTER.

This Award is given in Crystal's honor to recognize her professional contributions. Crystal was a Registered Nurse and held a Master's Degree in Health Administration. She was the Director of Case Management at Forsyth Medical Center and several other Novant hospitals. Crystal passed away in 2010, after a long battle with cancer. She is also remembered for her independent approach for the good of her work and people.

AWARD INCLUDES:

  • Early Registration fees for the 2020 National ACMA Conference
  • Conference hotel room expenses up to 3 nights
  • Travel expenses not to exceed $500.00 (Car travel limited to $300.00/Air Travel limited to $500.00)

CRITERIA:

  • Registered nurse or social worker currently practicing in North Carolina
  • Chapter member in good standing
  • Innovative practice of Case Management
  • Courage in the face of challenges
  • Humor in the workplace
  • Teamwork

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO?

  1. Talk with your team about those members who exemplify innovation, humor, teamwork, and courage in the workplace
  2. Ensure they are a good standing member of NC ACMA
  3. Make a nomination to NC ACMA by December 15, 2018

              



Congratulations to Jaimee Lowman of Novant Health, who was the 2018 Crystal Redding Award recipient!

Application deadline is December 15, 2018

Winner is announced at the Spring ACMA meeting
Winner attends the National ACMA Conference the following spring.

Click below to access the award description and application.


For more information, contact the NC Chapter Webmaster

2018 NC ACMA Poster Presentation Winner

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2018 POSTER CONTEST WINNER!

Overall Winner:
Timely Transitions to Skilled Nursing Facilities
Katie Flanagan and Tonya Thompson, UNC Healthcare

Timely Transitions to SNF

Congratulations to all poster presenters. All posters submitted were excellent. 

Building a team to manage complex cases
Comprehensive Case Management for High Utilization of ED BH patients
SafeRide: Innovative Solution to Transportation Barriers



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The 2018 Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference took place early November 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!

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ACMA leads the practice by introducing Advanced Care Transitions Simulation (ACTS). This simulation program will transform orientation and professional development for your case management team. ACTS is focused on improving care transitions through assessment, communication, planning and collaboration. It leverages unique, team-based simulations of patient scenarios and enhances care coordination and critical thinking. Enhance case management and impact your system with ACTS. >>>

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