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  1. Nurse with disabilities and case management
    I did read your post. I saw the "exception" but it still did not make sense until you wrote this post. So thank you for the clarification. In the future, be clear.
    Apr 18
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  2. Nurse with disabilities and case management
    Is this a joke? I think the poster was serious in asking his/her question. OP: A typical day inpatient is not "sitting all day" waiting for someone to ask for help. An efficient case management...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  3. CCM exam today- preliminary PASS!
    Congrats and good luck!
    Apr 18
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  4. Utilization Review
    It will depend on where you live or the companies in the area. Many require a BSN and/or years of case management work experience. I doubt becoming a case manager is the quickest way to become...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  5. Ordering DME in the ED
    No, ED providers are too busy to do anything but sign orders for what they want. We (the CMs) complete the paper work and the ED providers look them over and sign. We then fax a packet to the DME...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  6. Ordering DME in the ED
    We are not talking about crutches or equipment to cover sprangs. Those are paid out of a different pot/billing system associated with the visit to the ED. DME is entirely different and so I doubt...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  7. Ordering DME in the ED
    I work in EDs and I order DME all the time. The process is not that bad and does not require a patient to be admitted to the hospital for any reason to include placing him/her on OBS. Basically,...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  8. new to cm
    http://allnurses.com/case-management-nursing/how-get-into-918012.html
    Apr 15
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  9. How to get into Case Management
    Most employers want experienced nurse case managers. Thus, the best way to break into the field is to talk to the hiring manager of your current or past employer's Case Management department. Ask...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  10. Any information on being a case manager for Molina?
    I know a former co-worker that is an experienced case manager that just signed on with them... She landed the job despite not having her CCM. Other than that... I know nothing else about the company...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  11. RN Two Year Contract?
    Two year contracts are red-flags for New Grads! Basically, employers that need a two year commitment are saying that they have a high turnover rate. In any case, usually to break the contract you...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  12. Interviews!
    I'll be surprised if anyone has worked for both and responds to this thread with the exact pros and cons specifically answering your questions. On the other hand, many people on here have worked in...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  13. Labor and Delivery/Maternal
    I agree with GrnTea... Maternity CMs are in-house. Complicated discharges are taken care of by them along with an IDT that is also in-house... UR is not complicated for this population with a few...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  14. Inpatients in "Observation" status vs. admitted
    Basically, people who have NO REASON to be in a hospital setting for anything other than a very short stay (a few diagnostic to run to medically clear him/her for an outpatient setting) are an OBS...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  15. Nurse Case Management
    Sadly, I worked in one hospital that follows the same model and had big caseloads too (20-40 patients per Nurse CM inpatient). Nurse case managers and social workers were completely dissatisfied...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  16. How many attempts
    OP: I worked as a Social Worker Case Manager for SMIs on Medicaid back-in-the-day. I used certified mail for all of my correspondents!!! I get that there is an extra cost associated with certifying...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  17. New NM need advice
    You sound like you have landed a management position, where it is your first official one and there is a lot at stake due to the politics that might be going on in your facility. I have no advice,...
    Feb 22
    Forum: Nursing Management
  18. Retired nurse injects feces into husband's IV
    Actually, this is not true if your Dad is dependent, elderly (65+), and/or disabled. The police and Adult Protective Services will be contacted.
    Feb 16
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Mental Health Case Management
    I am confused too... Do you have a captive audience? If so, you can set up classes and force your population to show up with mandatory points etc.... If this is completely outpatient and not...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  20. Very interested in CM but lots of questions!
    You do not need an MSN in Case Management to be a Nurse Case Manager. On the other hand, if that is your career ambition, go for it. As the others have already written, you can work as a RN (you...
    Feb 2
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  21. Concurrent chart review/discharge planning/UR?
    There are a ton of threads on this topic in this forum. Use the search option and this forum as the specific forum... The type of day you have will depend on the setting (hospital, insurance...
    Jan 27
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  22. Hines and Associates
    They sound like a Law group.... Is it a Case Management organization?
    Jan 23
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  23. Where do I find CM jobs?
    I cannot post the websites on here due to TOS, but you can find career sites that link you with others using big search engines.... Recruiters use those sites too.
    Jan 8
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  24. Patient Navigator RN
    Is this connected with the ACA? I know of positions with this title or similar, but since it is new, I do not know very many nurses that perform this job. What I am told, my understanding from a...
    Jan 8
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  25. RN - $14.75/hr?!?
    I love what you did too! Thanks! Anyway, they want more than a warm body; they want a young age New Grad. Their ideal candidate is one who will not ask any questions because he/she will not...
    Jan 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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