CMSA Mid-Atlantic Winter 2020 Newsletter Print

Congratulations

Pat Agius has been asked to be a Committee Member on the CMSA Audit & Finance Committee. Pat also continues her work on the the National Education Committee for Conference as the Committee has been extended to update the Toolbox this year. Thanks, Pat, for all you do for us!

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Fundraiser in December

At the December meeting we held a fundraiser for the CMSA Foundation Peggy Leonard Memorial Fund and raised a total of $240 from raffle tickets and private donations.We want to thank everyone who participated under the Ambassador Program (Pat Agius is the Chapter Rep) on the drive the Chapter led on 12/12 with the assistance of the National Committee Chair, Jose' Santoro for the CMSA Foundation in honor of Peggy Leonard, who sadly we lost late last year. Peggy was a true mentor, inspiring Case Manager & Leader. 

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Looking back on 2019

2019 was a great year year for the Mid Atlantic Chapter thanks to you! Our Chapter has been honored to Welcome 30 New Members in 2019. We celebrated our 25th Anniversary. We were  honored by National CMSA at the 29th Annual Conference & Expo in Las Vegas this past June with The Chapter Excellence and Innovation Award in Educational Programming for 2019. Our very own  Pat Agius received National Case Management Society's  Lifetime Achievement Award. Your board of directors listened to you and started offering webinars for CEUs. We anticipate an exciting 2020 and thank you for your continued support of this chapter!  

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December 2019 Meeting Highlights

What a fabulous Holiday meeting!  Our December meeting did not disappoint! We had 2 informative and entertaining speakers, Melanie Ann Prince MSN, RN-BC CCM, CMSA National President Elect spoke on Military information for case managers "Unlocking the Code to Military Healthcare" and Joseph L. Romano, Esquire covered “Homecare Benefits for Catastrophically Injured Workers: Funding Options” We were also honored with 2 special guests, Jim Puente, Executive Director, National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Nurse Licensure Compact, who gave us an update on nurse licensure compact progress, and Jose Santoro, National Ambassador Committee Chair and Treasurer of CMSA and the CMSA Foundation.

 

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NLC webinars

Ongoing Webinars from the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators

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CEU offering

We are happy to present a free CEU educational webinar offered by our friends at Amerita, on March 3, 2020. Register now!

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CMSA Conference

2020 Conference in is in Boston! Hope to see you there! Registration is open. 

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Mark you calendar

Mark your calendars for our next chapter dinner meeting at the beautiful Doubletree Hotel in Plymouth Meeting. It will be Thursday April 16th. Be on the lookout for an email blast when registration opens. Our topic will be on Human Trafficking.  

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CMSA Membership

$20 discount until the end of February, use promo code EXPAND2020

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Career Center

Please consider our website for your recruitment and job search needs! We now offer  job postings online.  Looking for a powerful recruitment resource for your staffing needs? We can help! Post your open case management positions on our website. Contact us for details. We can help if you are searching for a new job also!

Thanks to Temple Health for posting a postition with us!

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Webinars from PRIME

PRIME is offering 2 free webinars that include Nursing and  CCM CEUs

Approaches for Early Diagnosis, Risk Stratification, and Multidisciplinary Management of Stage I/II Melanoma
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM Eastern (11:00 AM Pacific) 

Register at:   https://primeinc.org/webinars/2928?utm_campaign=17wc191&utm_source=prime&utm_medium=email&hr=prime

Applying Precision Medicine for Patient-Centered, Quality Care for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020 at 2:00 PM Eastern (11:00 AM Pacific)

Register at:  https://primeinc.org/webinars/3234?utm_campaign=aml_11wc192&utm_source=prime&utm_medium=email&hr=prime

 

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CCMC Updates

CCMC: Exam in April: Applications window is open and for those with CCM Renewal/Re-certification, May 2020: the renewal Process will open March 2020.

Looking for a study group? 

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THANK YOU

We would like to thank our sponsors for their continued support. We could not do it without you!  If anyone in our membership has potential sponsors, we encourage you to have them contact us. Together we can grow and strengthen our chapter and help support each other!

 

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