Session 1: Case Management Coordination: Planning for Hospital to Home Transitions
Sandy McFolling, RN, MS, ACM
Vice President, Chapter and Meeting Services
ACMA · Chicago, IL
Coordinating sustainable patient centric post-discharge plans can be met with challenges. During this session, case management practice standards related to care transitions will be reviewed. Tips and tools will be shared to provide proactive assessments to identify and resolve barriers and collaborate with community providers to address patients’ needs. Common barriers will be explored through case study review and audience discussion.
- Complete proactive assessments and intervention planning
- Apply tips and tools to enhance transitions of care coordination
- Utilize case studies to explore common challenges and strategies
Session 2: Dealing with Guardianships
Catherine M. Ballard, JD
Bricker & Eckler LLP · Columbus, OH
The issue of the incompetent patient, whether as an adult or as a minor, can be a challenging one; especially if there is no one in the family to step into the role of guardian or if the family disagrees as to what should be done. The purpose of this session is to review the basics of guardianship including examples of guardianship and the attendant challenges.
- Identify the basics of guardianship
- Recognize the challenges of having a guardian appointed
- Distinguish the types of situations where guardianship may be appropriate
Session 3: Getting Physicians On-Board for CJR: Avoiding Denials by Changing Physician Habits
Stephanie Brown, RN
Revenue Recovery Specialist
University of Kentucky Healthcare · Lexington, KY
Glenda Guiler-Dawson, RN
Contract Compliance Nurse
CKMS · Lexington, KY
This offering seeks to define and explain the elements of CJR (Complete Joint Revision) Bundling initiatives by CMS. We will review the documentation guidelines in effect for total joint replacements and identify opportunities for improved documentation-as realized in our own facility. Finally, we will illustrate a process instituted in our facility to mitigate denials, describe best practices, and provide a basis for moving forward into bundled payment programs.
- Describe the initiative and facility implications of CMS’s CJR Bundling Project
- Recognize and identify complete and defensive documentation for total join procedures
- Identify best practices and initiative to prepare for CJR Bundling
Session 4: Medication Assisted Treatment vs. Long-Term Community Programming
Ohio Addiction Recovery Center · Columbus, OH
Successful treatments for alcohol and drug abuse can range from medication assisted treatments, to a long-term community based program. This lecture will review the benefits of both treatment options. Key factors in deciding which treatment option is best for the patient’s needs will also be addressed.
- Review the basics and benefits of medication assisted treatment and long-term community programming
- Identify best practices for determining which treatment option fits patients' needs
- Demonstrate an understanding of resources available for medication assisted treatment and long term community programming
Session 5: Keynote: Teen Technology Usage Trends and Mental Health Sharing Through Social Media
Ryan Klingensmith, LPC, NSS
Shape The Sky · St. Louis, MO
This training defines categories of social networking that educators, providers and parents should be aware of and listening for with their student’s, client’s or children. The presentation will review social media behaviors related to: image boards, untraceable texting/sexting, internet predators, gossip/rumor spreading sites, video chatting, drug and alcohol, eating disorders, self-harm and suicide. The most current social media sites such as Instagram, Tumblr, Kik, Snapchat and Ask.fm will be defined and youth culture and mental health practices on these sites/apps will be discussed. This presentation will raise the awareness of youth culture on the internet and how adults can communicate and educate with youth to be responsible digital citizens.
- Define technology and social media platform trends that are in popular use with youth
- Identify areas of technology and social media such as: image boards, social media sites for self-promotion, sited dedicated to gossip and bullying and image blogs promoting self-harm, eating disorders and suicide
- Describe intervention and prevention practices and how to work with youth as a parent, educator or provider