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Public Policy: Things you may know, things you may not know, and Things you need to know


Connie Sunderhaus RN-BC, CCM

Description and CE information:
Public Policy impacts all of us in our daily living and our work environment in health care. Many see the headlines/news and seek either more in depth information or how to make their voices heard. This session intends to close that gap by discussing pertinent public policy issues and methods to spur communication with the appropriate legislators.

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Attendees will be able to define politics and distinguish from policy
  2. Learn to identify ways to effectively communicate with legislators
  3. Recognize how Public Policy and politics are an important part of a case manager’s professional practice
  4. Attendees will learn current legislative activities impacting case management
Credit Information:
The Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 1 CE contact hour(s).
Activity code and Approval number will be awarded on your certificate of completion.

All planners and speakers have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship:
There is no commercial support for this activity. The planners and faculty have no relevant relationships to disclose.

Expiration date: 5/29/2021