The three Case Management courses are designed to prepare the students to manage patient care as a primary health care professional.
Part 1: overview of the responsibilities of a primary care provider. By the end of this course, students will be able to perform a thorough intake according to the diagnostic principles of Oriental Medical theory, including western vital signs and other information relevant to integrated practice. Students will also learn to chart accurately and concisely, following S.O.A.P. notes procedure and patient report-of-findings, and write a detailed case study presentation utilizing S.O.A.P. format.
Part 2: prepare the students with the knowledge and skills of treatment planning, continuity of care, referral, and collaboration; follow-up care, final review, and functional outcome measurements; prognosis and future medical care.
Part 3: prepare students with the knowledge and skills of case management for workers’ compensation/labor codes and procedures and qualified evaluations, coding procedures for current procedure codes, including CPT and ICD-10 diagnosis. The course also will train students to write medical-legal reports, expert medical testimony and independent medical review. Emergency procedures and seriously ill patient special care also will be discussed.