Mullahy & Associates, LLC (www.mullahyassociates.com, Huntington, NY), one of the nation’s leading educational and training resources for healthcare professionals, an organization recently designated as a Continuing Education Provider for the Commission for Case Manager Certification®‘s (CCMC, http://ccmcertification.org, Mt. Laurel, NJ) CMLearning Network (http://ccmcertification.org/cmlearning-network), is continuing to expand its role on behalf of the CCMC. The organizations jointly announced that in addition to offering their Case Management Certification Workshop in scheduled events directly from CCMC’s Mt. Laurel, New Jersey headquarters, they are now offering the program offsite to professional associations, societies
and their chapters, as well as managed care companies, healthcare institutions, federal, state and other organizations seeking this high level of education and credentialing of their staff members.
“The CMLearning Network is a hub for information about the current and future practice of high quality, patient-centered case management services,” said Patrice Sminkey, the Commission’s CEO. “As new elements of health care reform are implemented, the value of board-certified case managers as navigators and connectors in the health care system will continue to expand. The CMLearning Network is a critical resource for information on team-based care, transitions of care and other timely topics for case managers.” Patrice Sminkey, CEO Commission for Case Manager Certification.
The Case Management Certification Workshop is presented by Mullahy & Associates President Catherine M. Mullahy, RN, BS, CRRN, CCM and Vice President Jeanne Boling, MSN, CRRN, CDMS, CCM, both highly recognized within the case management profession and broader health care industry. At this writing, there are three workshops scheduled at CCMC headquarters on: October 9 & 10th, 2013; February 25 & 26th, 2014; and June 3rd and 4th, 2014 from 7:30 am – 4:30 pm,. The two-day educational workshop is the fastest and most cost-effective way for individuals to gain broad, in-depth information on the most need-to-know information for case manager’s seeking certification. In their teaching, Mullahy and Boling will rely on the most authoritative reference book in the industry, The Case Manager’s Handbook, Fifth Edition, authored by Mullahy. Workshop attendees’ registration fee includes a copy of the textbook, as well as a subscription to the “Case Management Body of Knowledge®” and access to the only Commission-approved CCM® credential practice exam. More about the workshop can be found by viewing an information video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfShJRjh_A8&feature=youtu.be. To register, visit: www.ccmcertification.com or call 1-856-380-6836.
Regarding her firm’s alliance with CCMC, Catherine Mullahy commented, “Our relationship with CCMC is very exciting to us. As one of our profession’s most respected organizations, whose mission of promoting the highest standards in case management is a mission we wholeheartedly share, we are proud to be able to offer our experience in workshops offered through CCMC brand to other organizations which too can leverage the credibility associated with this organization.”
Along with the roll-out of the Case Management Certification Workshop for other organizations, CCMC and Mullahy & Associates will also be broadening their alliance by adding Continuing Education (CE) credits. CCMC will provide 14 CCM CEs for the workshop program.
About Mullahy & Associates, LLC
Mullahy & Associates, LLC is one of the nation’s foremost educational and training firms for healthcare professionals emphasizing case management curriculum. The principals work closely with healthcare professionals, case management department heads and individual case managers to advocate for and share their knowledge of “Best in Class” case management practices which help achieve a higher quality of patient-centered care. Mullahy & Associates’ principals, President Catherine M. Mullahy, RN, BS, CRRN, CCM and Vice President Jeanne Boling, RN, MSN, CRRN, CDMS, CCM, have both held leadership roles in leading case management organizations including the Case Management Society of America which has honored both with its “Lifetime Achievement Award.” They regularly provide diverse educational and motivational seminars at major conferences, healthcare and managed care providers, physicians’ offices, pharmaceutical companies and healthcare IT providers. In addition to its onsite and in-person educational programs, Mullahy & Associates offers its “Case in Point Platinum Award” winning seminar, “Best in Class Case Management,” in a comprehensive DVD set that puts case manager right in the virtual classroom. For more information, visit: www.mullahyassociates.com.
About the Commission for Case Manager Certification®
The Commission for Case Manager Certification® is the first and largest nationally accredited organization that certifies case managers. The Commission is a nonprofit, volunteer organization that oversees the process of case manager certification. The CCM® is the first nationally accredited case manager credential. The Commission is positioned as the most active and prestigious certification organization supporting the case management industry.
The Commission’s CM Learning Network® is a learning hub and network for information about the current and future practice of high-quality, patient-centered case management services. It reflects the Commission’s mission to advance the ongoing education and training of both the Board-certified case manager and the professional case manager through certification, renewal
and continuing education. The CM Learning Network was created by the Commission to advance knowledge and expand learning opportunities. As a “network” for learning the Commission also invites other organizations that offer continuing education for case managers to pursue pre-approval for CES through its PACE program, a streamlined path for organizations that offer continuing education for CCM certificants to gain approval for their programs. For more information, visit: http://ccmcertification.org