Northern California
Northern California

Welcome to the Northern California Chapter

Chapter Information

Your Northern California Chapter (est. 2003)

We proudly represent Nursing and Social Work Case Management professionals who reside or work in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Stanislaus, Calaveras, Amador, San Joaquin, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, San Francisco, Marin, Solano, Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, Sutter, Yolo, Napa, Sonoma, Lake, Colusa, Yuba, Nevada, Sierra, Plumas, Butte, Glenn, and Tehama counties.

Yearly Chapter Dues: None

Special Congratulations to the Northern California Chapter for ELEVEN consecutive years of earning Chapter of Excellence (COE). The Chapter of Excellence designation defines outstanding chapter performance by outlining the standards of practice for optimal chapter operation. Chapters achieve these awards by demonstrating performance in the key areas of chapter operations and attaining specific growth and development benchmarks.

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View our Chapter Newsletter here

Annual Meeting

We are returning to the Meritage Resort & Spa in beautiful Napa!

Join the American Case Management Association on Thursday, July 2, 2020 and Friday, July 3, 2020 for education and networking at the 2020 Northern California Annual Chapter Conference.

This conference will be an opportunity to share knowledge and learn with case management and transitions of care professionals in health care. Gain new strategies and insights when you collaborate for care with your peers. Take advantage of this unique professional development event and be inspired to improve patient outcomes.

Registration and hotel details can be found here

Welcome to The Board

On behalf of the Northern CA Chapter Board of Directors, we want to welcome your newly elected board members serving from May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2022!

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*You may be eligible for Employer paid education reimbursement of your annual dues or even travel to our Chapter CEU events or the National Conference in Chicago!  

Social Networking Committee Updates

Check out our first Networking event of 2020 at the San Francisco Curry Senior Center on Sunday February 9th:
View the fun here 

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Join our private Facebook Group to connect to case management professionals in your area, discuss important topics related to case management and transitions of care, find resources, stay on top of chapter and national events, and more.

ACMA Announcements
Has your department measured staff engagement using a formal tool within last 12 months? According to the 2019 National Hospital Case Management and Transitions of Care Survey, most departments (82%) have formally measured staff engagement. The survey—conducted every two years—is the only source of national benchmarking data for the field of hospital/health system case management and gathers information from more than 400 hospitals and includes more than 75 data elements. Get This Exclusive Members-Only Research >>>
Creating a case management team that is consistent and confident with ever-changing regulations and practice standards can be a daunting goal. However, it can be done with annually updated online training. Currently in use at over 1,500 facilities with more than 31,000 users, Compass courses are updated each year for case managers and physician advisors across multiple care settings. Streamline your onboarding while updating annual education around regulations and national standards of practice today. Compass 2020 is now available. Watch a video to learn more and subscribe now. >>>
Network and collaborate with case managers from different practice settings at the 2020 ACMA National Conference, April 6-9, 2020 in Chicago. For each breakout session opportunity, you will have seven presentations to choose from. Hot topics will include homeless discharge planning, length of stay reduction, mental health, succession planning and care coordination for pediatrics—just to name a few.
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The Case Management Administration Certification (CMAC) is designed to measure the competence of case management administrators, managers, supervisors and leaders, and is available to all professions. This level of expertise helps improve care transitions by ensuring a more robust discharge plan for patients to ensure length of stay reductions and readmissions. The application deadline is February 15 in order to test in April-June. Apply Today >>>
The Accredited Case Manager (ACM) Certification is for health care delivery system case management professionals and tests core case management knowledge that is shared by nurse and social work case managers, as well as competency in the individual skills of each professional background. If you are not yet ACM certified, we encourage you to apply now and enhance your professional practice by putting the ACM credential after your name. The next application deadline is February 15 in order to test in April-June. Get Certified Today >>>
The Association of Physician Leadership in Care Management (APLCM) releases formal standards to meet the current needs of case management, specifically, the changing and expanding Physician Advisor Role. APLCM worked collaboratively with the American Case Management Association to develop these standards. A formal announcement will be made at the ACMA/APLCM Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference on Friday, November 15 in Miami. Visit the APLCM webpage for more information. Press Release. >>>
American Case Management Association
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