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Disaster Case Management


Erin Rhatigan, RN, BSN, CCM 

Description and CE information; 

We live in a world where disasters can strike at any time. As case managers, we must be prepared for their impact. It is vital for case managers, facilities, and communities to realize what a case manager’s role is during and after a disaster. Erin will share her first-hand experience living through a fire that ravaged her hometown of Paradise, California and the valuable lessons she learned from experiencing that disaster through the eyes of a case manager. Leave with a better understanding of how you can get involved in disaster planning within your own communities and facilities.

Learning Outcomes:
  • At the end of this CE activity the learners will be able to describe what disaster case management is and why it is important
  • At the end of this CE activity the learner will understand the importance of disaster planning on a county wide scale
  • At the end of this CE activity the learner will be able to describe the need for disaster case management and incorporate this knowledge into practice
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.

The Commission for Case Manager Certification is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers

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: 6/1