CMSA Today - Issue 2, 2015 - (Page 11)

CMSA Association News 2015 WEdnESdAy WEBinARS: SAVE tHE dAtE! Save the date for the 2015 CMSA Wednesday Webinar series with topics carefully selected based on feedback from the CMSA community and trending topics across the health care community. Dates include: Feb. 25, April 29, July 29, Sept. 30, Oct. 28, and Dec. 16. Stay tuned for more information coming soon! SuBMit An APPliCAtion FoR CMSA'S PRACtiCE iMPRoVEMEnt & RESEARCH AWARdS DeADliNe: MARCH 15 CMSA is now accepting applications for the Case Management Practice Improvement Award and Case Management Research Award, which pay tribute to the case management individual, group, or organization offering the most outstanding research or evidence-based practice program. Each award recognizes programs that use findings from a research or quality/ performance improvement (QI/PI) project for innovation in the advancement of case management practice and/or improved client outcomes. If selected, you will be eligible for honors including: * resentation of two awards (Practice P Improvement and Research Awards) to the selected recipients at the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) Annual Conference & Expo in June during an awards ceremony. * A $2,500 honorarium awarded to each recipient. * Presentation of your outcomes and findings in one of the Concurrent Sessions at the CMSA Annual Conference. * And more! Learn more and submit an application at REgiStER noW! 25th AnnuAl ConferenCe & expo * orlAndo, fl * rosen shingle Creek * June 23-26, 2015 Registration is now open for CMSA's 25th Annual Conference & Expo on June 23-26, 2015, in Orlando, FL! In June 2015, join CMSA for an epic celebration, as case managers from around the globe descend upon Orlando to celebrate 25 years of case management growth and advancement as an essential health care practice. CMSA's 25th Annual Conference & Expo will take you on a transformative journey of education and inspiration, empowering you to craft your most evolved case management practice. Your experience during the event's educational sessions, symposia, forums, and renowned expo will enable you to break down organizational silos, build energetic, interdisciplinary teams, and use the power of storytelling as tools for more effective patient engagement. Are you ready to change the world? View more information at CMSA'S EduCAtionAl RESouRCE liBRARy CMSA's Educational Resource Library (ERL) makes earning continuing education credits and keeping up-to-date on current hot topics and best practices easier than ever! This web-based, dedicated learning platform features a full complement of continuing education coursework for case managers and employers looking to provide educational resources to their employees. Within the ERL, you'll find: * ver 120 courses presented at recent CMSA Annual Conferences and other CMSAO sponsored events * Convenient computer accessibility * Continuing education credits from the Commission for Case Manager Certification and the California Board of Nursing * General case management knowledge, tips, and resources including a public policy resource kit * Great low price on CEs and case management-related content The ERL is available for use by the entire case management community, including nonmember individuals and organizations. However, it's a great opportunity to consider becoming a CMSA member, both to take advantage of steep discounts and the other benefits of CMSA membership! Learn more and access the ERL at ExtEndEd ConFEREnCE: gEt youR CEs! Enhance your career online by taking conference sessions you may have missed at CMSA's annual conference, the foremost event designed to deliver clinical, professional, and personal growth to case management professionals across the health care spectrum. Extended Conference provides a cloud-based solution to obtain knowledge at your own pace from industry thought leaders via online sessions. Gain immediate access to the sessions you need for continuing education credits and meet your professional goals as well as the requirements of their employer, professional association, and credentialing and licensing boards. Learn more at Issue 2 * 2015 CMSA TODAY 11

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CMSA Today - Issue 2, 2015

President’s Letter
Association News
Cmsa Corporate Partners
Index of Advertisers
Divergent Expectations
Realizing the Broad-Reaching Benefits of Board Certification
Certification by the Numbers

CMSA Today - Issue 2, 2015