Improving Outcomes in Utilization Management
Total Course Available CE Credits: 6.75 (all modules)
Linda Mascolo DNP, MSN, CNS-BC, APRN, CWON
CNS/Wound and Ostomy Care Specialist
Norwalk Hospital – Norwalk, Conn.
Description: This course will focus on the challenges and common pitfalls—both for patients and hospitals—related to wound care. The five course modules describe the most recent information about the pathophysiology of acute and chronic wounds, their risk factors, the symptoms of each, and treatment options. The course also covers the role of the case manager in wound care with respect to management, application of cost control and quality-of-care techniques.
Business goals: After completing this course, case managers can reasonably forecast:
» Improving wound care procedures by 40 percent
» Improving wound care claims by 10 percent