Institute for
Health Policy

College of Human Medicine

IHP continues to provide technical assistance and support to health plan care and disease management programs. This includes clinical case management education for health plan case managers addressing conditions prevalent among the Medicaid population. Sessions may be offered via web modules or one day seminars and include disease pathophysiology, pharmacotherapy, and patient education and self-management strategies.

2014 Clinical Updates

Prevention of Early Elective Delivery

IHP is pleased to announce that a web-based course has been developed for the Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) care coordination staff who are providing services to Michigan Medicaid mothers and infants. The purpose of this course is to increase the Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) providers’ knowledge of potential risks to the mother and infant of Early Elective Delivery before 39 weeks by providing evidence-based information and program expectations for educating mothers and their families. Michigan Public Health Institute and Michigan State University, Institute for Health Policy state they are the owners of the material and no copyright has been breached for this material.

Continuing Education for Nurses - Participants who pass this course and complete the demographic information in the survey will receive 1.00 nursing contact hours of Continuing Education.

The course may be accessed at: https://courses.mihealth.org/public/

Free Archived Webinar

IHP is pleased to announce that the 2014 clinical update, Asthma 2014: Establishing and Maintaining Control-Using an Asthma Management Toolkit, is a free archived webinar recommended for primary care providers and health plan case managers.The webinar was developed in collaboration with the Medical Services Administration at Michigan Department of Community Health as a component of Michigan’s Adult Medicaid Quality Grants: Measuring and Improving the Quality of Care in Medicaid (CMS-1F1-12-001).

This web-based training will enable participants a format to enhance knowledge, skills and practice techniques about updated evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and management of asthma. Clinicians will gain knowledge about the role of a written asthma action plan and update practice techniques in order to help patients manage asthma exacerbations in the outpatient setting.

The course may be accessed at: https://mphi-web.ungerboeck.com/wri/wri_p1_display.aspx?oc=10&cc=MSUASTHMA

Asthma Management Manual

Presentations

2013 April    Hematologic Malignancies: The Disease, The Patient and You
Faculty:        Karen Harden, MS, RN, AOCNS


Intro and Leukemia
Lymphoma
Multiple Myeloma
Continuum of Care and Treatment Options
Palliative Care
Impact of Caregiving
Exercise #1 Getting in touch
Exercise #2 Learning matrix

Exercise #3 Writing Haiku
Exercise #4 Give it some thought


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