This course provides a comprehensive learning program for theory, structure and practice application of case management. The course utilizes a most authoritative textbook in the specialty of case management and presents all facets of the practice. You receive comprehensive education in the professional practice of case management including systems, reimbursements, legal issues, and professional practice issues. Students focus on case management as a care delivery system that is multidisciplinary with outcomes focused management. Students receive a comprehensive review of the theory, process and practice of case management. The utilization review process is presented as well as tool for its practice. Students also begin the study of reimbursement systems, including Medicare and Medicaid, managed care and commercial carriers.
Textbook:Case Management: A Practical Guide for Education and Practice, 3rd edition, by Suzanne K. Powell & Hussein A. Tahan. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-7817-9038-3.