1. Black, Amy CAE

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It's not too late to make plans to join us for the 2023 CMSA Annual Conference & Expo, "Discovering Solutions, Driving Change," June 27-30, 2023, in Las Vegas, NV. With a jam-packed schedule offering loads of CEs, this is the chance to spend 4 days with case manager peers, learn from experts in the field, find out about the latest advances in support and resources in the CMSA Exhibit Hall, and have a ton of fun!


Take a look at these Conference highlights:


CMSA Military-VA-DoD Day

Military-VA-DoD (MVD) Day brings together military, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and Department of Defense (DoD) case managers from across the country for a day dedicated to their professional growth. This special 1-day event is developed for case managers working in the military services, VA, and DoD, focusing on hot topics to help them become better case managers and serve their patients. As a key membership segment of CMSA, we are committed to delivering education on top trends and innovations unique to MVD case managers.


Opening Keynote: Kai Kight

"Compose Your World"

As a classical violinist turned innovative composer, Kai Kight uses music as a metaphor to inspire individuals and organizations across the world to compose paths of imagination and fulfillment. Kai is on a mission to spark a global mindset shift in which ingenuity is the norm and not the exception.


Day 2 Keynote: Bruce Berger, PhD

"Living With Your Eyes Open"

Professor Emeritus, Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy (AU HSP); President, Berger Consulting; Former Chair of the Department of Pharmacy, Care Systems at AU HSP; he is codeveloper of comMIt (Comprehensive Motivational Interviewing Training).


Closing Keynote: Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, LL (AAN)

"Humanization of Health Care: Caring Science: Philosophy & Practice of Human Caring/Healing/Health"

Internationally renowned Jean Watson is an American nurse theorist and nursing professor who is best known for her theory of human caring. She is the author of numerous texts, including Nursing: The Philosophy and Science of Caring.


Over Educational Sessions

The 2023 concurrent lineup will focus on the latest trends and updates in case management, which may include the following:


* Maternal/Child Health/Pediatrics


* Mental/Behavioral Health


* Communication Techniques


* Value-Based Reimbursement/Managed Care/Managed Medicare & Medicaid


* Disease/Condition-Specific Case Management


* Readmission Prevention/Transition Management


* Ambulatory Case Management 8. Technology


* Older Adult/Geriatric Care


* Community Care


* Professional Development/Leadership/Self-Care


* Legal/Regulatory/Ethical


* Military Services/DoD/Veterans Affairs



Each session will have the appropriate level represented as follows:


* Novice: New to case management practice, care coordination, and transition management culture, students, or health care professionals not familiar with case management as a subspecialty.


* Intermediate: Those with some case management practice experience and familiarity with the culture. The individual may not yet be certified.


* Advanced: Those who are very familiar with case management practice and culture. The individual may be in a leadership position or is seeking leadership skills.



Back by Popular Demand! CMSA Networking Roundtables

Attendees will make the most of their in-person conference experience with this engaging and interactive session designed to help make connections, expand learning, share best practices, and have some fun! During this session, tables will be marked with a variety of topics, settings, and disciplines to help identify peers with similar interests, experiences, and challenges.


Preconference: Leadership Session

Being a leader can be not only rewarding but also challenging, especially with the current turbulence and uncertainty in health care. The most appreciated leaders create a sense of purpose, generate trust and optimism, and tap into the passion and talent of their staff, resulting in success for their organization and those served by the organization. Experienced CMSA thought leaders will inspire leaders at all stages of their careers while providing tangible steps to mastering Employee Engagement and Recruitment, Building a Healthy Case Management Department/Environment, and Training and Managing Your Staff.


Preconference: Writer's Workshop

The CMSA Writer's Workshop aims to cultivate new writers and encourage hesitant writers to take the first step toward sharing their talents with others. This 4-hr session includes writing fundamentals, overcoming the fear of writing, generating ideas, blogging, and writing for professional publications. At the end of this workshop, each participant will have the opportunity to submit a blog for publication on with feedback, guidance, and editing included.


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