Welcome to the Wisconsin Chapter

Chapter Information

The Wisconsin Chapter of the ACMA was established in 2005.

Your chapter represents Case Management professionals (RNs and SWs) who reside or work in the state of Wisconsin.

Yearly Dues: included with ACMA membership

Bi-annual educational conferences are offered; 1 in the spring and 1 in the fall. We are committed to supporting our peers complete their ACM exams successfully and have offered ACM Prep Classes in previous years at our Annual Conference. Information on the 2017 conference, including if an ACM Prep Class will be offered will be available in summer 2017.

On Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the ACMA National Conference in Washington D.C., the Wisconsin Chapter received the Chapter of Merit designation for the 1st time in our 12 year history!

Annual Meeting

The ACMA-WI Chapter 2017 Fall Conference will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, WI.  Further details to follow. 

Announcing the ACMA-WI Spring 2017 Conference!

Our Spring Conference will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the Bridgewood Resort in Neenah, WI.  

Conference Schedule

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Registration & Networking 

8:30 am – 8:45
Welcome and WI Chapter Announcements  

8:45 am – 9:45 am
Session 1: Care Management Huddles
This session will identify characteristics of an effective huddle to utilize at the disposal of hospital operations. Learn each member’s role in the huddle to opotimize their health system and how to make a
difference for each patient.

 9:45 am – 10:15 am

10:15 am – 11:45 am
Session 2: HEART (Leadership/Mentoring)  
This panel will discuss one’s health system’s journey and implementation of five core values into their division’s culture: Health Dialogue, Everyone’s Voice Matters, Accoutnability, Resilience, and Trust, also known as H.E.A.R.T. Along with sharing the strategy, execution, and experiences of the revenue cycleand finance division leadership, and provide insight on how this may work in your organizaton.

11:45 am – 1:00 pm
Lunch and Networking 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Session 3: "Being Mortal" Management of Palliative Care in the Hospital and at Discharge
Highlights and defines medical futility and a describes landmark medical cases which have helped frame our decision making now. Will also review how to approach ethical dilemmas and end-of-life care.

 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Session 4: Trauma Informed Care
This session will define trauma in reference to extreme stress, including traumatic events and their results. Topic will also relate the ACES study to your practice in case managemnt, as well as, exploring the impact of trauma and how your organization can provide support and safe environments for survivors.

 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Session 5: Elder Law: Advanced Care Planning

  4:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Closing Remarks 

Register here.

ACMA-WI Education Committee

The Education Committee is co-chaired by Rachael Yogerst and Kristen Strother. 

Our Education Committee will be meeting every month on the 4th Thursday, 10:00-11:00 am by phone.

If you'd like to get involved in planning conferences and other Education Committee activities , click to the Contact Us button above for more information!

ACMA-WI Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is chaired by Bonnie Nierenhausen. 

The Membership Committee works to recruit and retain our chapter members.

If you'd like to get involved, please click the Contact Us button above to get more information!