Case Management & Care Coordination Course

September 10 - 11, 2019

Case Management & Care Coordination Course For Nurses (RNs, LPNs, & NPs) Provided through Saint Elizabeth Health First Nations and Inuit Health Program, Nurses attending this education session will gain a broader understanding of concepts associated with care coordination and case management within the context and culture of an indigenous community. This course offers nurses an opportunity to build on their clinical knowledge, as well as their communication and nursing process skills. They will learn strategies such as motivational interviewing, connecting with people and team building. Nurse participants will expand their knowledge and skills as they learn about assessing social determinants of health. Tools and resources will be provided. Course content will be designed and customized for nurses performing these functions in a First Nations community. Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based approach used extensively in health care fields from addiction to health maintenance to chronic disease management to support clients to achieve behavior change to support optimal health. The training will provide participants with exposure and introduction to the theory, style, principles, and basic skill-sets of motivational interviewing. Specific course content will include: 1. Historical and cultural context of Indigenous peoples 2. Making connections 3. Team building 4. Asset mapping 5. Assessing Social Determinants of Health 6. Motivational Interviewing: Theory and practice 7. Navigating care of the client in community

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