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Vol. 27, No. 4, August/September 2021
Medical Cannabis: Implications for the Care Manager Part 1: Important Considerations for Health and Safety
Jennifer Crowley, BSN, RN, CLCP, CADDCT, CDP, CMC
Care managers may have clients who are using cannabis products to relieve symptoms, whether through legal means or undisclosed use. They may also have clients who want to use medical cannabis as a complement or alternative to their current treatment care plan. It is important for care managers to stay informed and aware of the public health risks of cannabis.
Issues and Considerations of Transitions of Care and the Seven Essential Elements of Care Transition Bundle: Part 1
Cheri Lattimer, RN, BSN
Case managers play a significant role in care transitions by conducting a thorough case management assessment that is shared with providers before the patient is transferred to the next level of care. Case managers may apply the National Transitions of Care Coalition’s Care Transitions Bundle to their specific care settings and practice, thus enhancing patient advocacy and improving communication, care planning, patient engagement, and transfer of information.
Dementia and Care Coordination for the Geriatric Client: Part 2
Chikita Mann, MSN, RN, CCM
Case managers and others who assist with care coordination of the geriatric client with dementia are sometimes limited by inadequate knowledge about geriatric care. This article discusses Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, and dementia with Lewy bodies (including comparisons and differences among them), ethical considerations for care coordination, and recommendations for those who are coordinating care for geriatric clients with dementia.
CareManagement is the journal of the Commission for Case Manager Certification, the Academy of Certified Case Managers, a journal of the Case Management Society of America.
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Approvals, warnings and the latest information on clinical trials—timely drug information case managers can use.
LitScan for Case Managers
The latest in medical literature and report abstracts for case managers.
From the Editor-in-Chief
COVID-19: Lessons Learned
From the Executive Editor
Time Moves Forward and Then What?
News from CMSA
News from CCMC
Making CEs Easier and More Accessible
Disability Management and the Focus on Prevention
Legal Update I
Quality Improvement: “Escape Fire”
Legal Update II
OSHA Issues New COVID-19 Safety Rules
Case Manager Insights
As Different as Snowflakes
News from CARF
Health Care Leadership in the Postpandemic Era
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