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Welcome to the Washington Chapter

Chapter Information

Save these Dates:

  • February 23rd, 2022, lunch hour: Webinar with Steve Case on Changes in the VA System (REGISTRATION INFORMATION FOR THIS WEBINAR IS NOW OPEN BELOW)

  • March 23rd, 2022, lunch hour: Webinar with Catherine McInroe on Ethical Dilemmas during COVID


Friday, September 16th: Washington Chapter Annual Conference in Seattle.


Please invite members, non-members, co-workers, vendors, anyone who is interested in these topics and in Case Management.

We look forward to seeing you in one or all of these events.


JOIN US!!

The ACMA Washington Chapter presents a webinar on how to
Access Services and Navigate the VA System.

Wed. Feb. 23rd, 2022, at Noon PST

Speaker: Steve Case, BSN, RN CCM ACM-RN

Utilization Management, Mann- Grandstaff VA Medical Center

Objectives for this webinar:

  1. Describe lessons learned during the pandemic for VA services.
  2. List common barriers and solutions to overcome roadblocks.
  3. Identify key resources to facilitate care coordination within the VA.
     

Registration Link: https://wa_acma.business-hangouts.com/navigating-the-va-system--help-for-your-patients

Cost is free.

 Nursing: This CE activity is approved by the American Case Management Association (ACMA) for 1 contact hour (based on 50 & 60-minute hour).

Social Work: This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886621095-Pending) for 1.0 continuing education contact hour.

ACM / CMAC: Approved by the American Case Management Association (ACMA) for 1 ACM & CMAC Recertification credit.

CCM®: Through a collaborative agreement with the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) this activity and the corresponding credits are acceptable for CCM® renewal for 1 CE.


Annual Meeting

Our next Annual Meeting will be during the conference in Seattle on September 16th, 2022.

We hope you can all join us!

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