Bachelors of Science Program

Bachelor of Science - Medical Case Management (120 credits)

The Medical Case Management program is designed to prepare the individual who is interested in entering or advancing in the area of medical case management. The student will learn the components of case management including assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating the care of a client across the continuum of care. The program is open to health and human services professionals including Nurses and Medical Assistants, as well as those with no health-related background.

Students who graduate from the Medical Case Manager program, have the opportunity to sit for the Commission for Case Manager Certification - Certified Case Manager (CCM) national exam after completing 12 months of acceptable full-time case management employment experience, supervised by a board-certified case manager or 24 months of acceptable full time case management employment experience.

Potential employment for medical case managers may include working with insurance providers, third-party administrators, community-based health care organizations, physicians’ practices, rehabilitation agencies, legal firms, human services organizations or attorneys practicing in worker compensation and personal injury, government agencies, self-insured organizations or as an independent consultant.

Our results for 2018:

6.00 Student Satisfaction

88% Graduate Satisfaction

Credits for previous Allied Health course work or an associate’s degree with an Allied Health credential may be evaluated for a Medical Case Management Completion program.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

See our Recommended Program Sequences:

PREADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree earned at an accredited college or university as well as successful completion of Anatomy & Physiology equivalent to BIOL115 and BIOL116. Student will need to complete BIOL116 or BIOL 222/BIOL 222L prior to beginning medical case management classes.

*MCMG495 Case Management Practicum is required if students have not previously completed a supervised field experience in case management, health, or behavioral health in their baccalaureate degree program.

Length of Program:   20-22 credits

Medical Case Management Program Objectives/Learning Outcomes:

 Upon completion of the Medical Case Management Program students/graduates will:
 

  1. Develop case management plans according to case management standards of practice.
  2. Demonstrate professional and ethical principles and behaviors.

 Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen Policy:

All students in the Davenport University College of Health Professions (the "COHP") are required to submit to criminal background check and drug screening (collectively, the "Testing") at the time of declaring a major in the COHP. The results of the Testing (the "Results"), which shall remain confidential, shall be used by the COHP to approve or disapprove of a Student for enrollment or continued enrollment in the COHP, and/or eligibility for training programs, clinical or practicum. The Testing shall be completed by registering for the appropriate course and completing the entire testing process in the course. Each student is responsible for acknowledging and explaining positive Result(s) after completing the process. A student will be dismissed from the COHP if he or she refuses to consent to the Testing. The cost of the Testing is the part of the course fee and is the responsibility of the student.

Faculty and Staff

Department Chair and Interim Associate Dean Health Information Management/Allied Health - Linda Sorensen, MPA, RHIA, CHPS

Campus Associate Department Chair/Program Director: Kimberly Corsi, MSA, LRCP, CCS

Lettinga

Associate Department Chair:  Marybeth Pieri-Smith, MBA, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, CMA

Warren/Online

Campus Associate Department Chair/Program Director: Kimberly Corsi, MSA, LRCP, CCS

Lansing and Great Lakes Bay Campuses

Associate Department Chair: Rebecca Ventura, RN,  MSN, RMA

Online

Associate DeanKelly McCarron, Ed.D,OTR/L

Teaching and Learning Coordinators:

Carly Davidson cdavidson6@davenport.edu

Dawn Strauss-Berta dstraussberta@davenport.edu

Accreditation

Regional Accrediting Body:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

30 N. LaSalle St.

Chicago, IL 60602-2504

Date of Reaccreditation: 2014

Next Accreditation Due: 2021-2022