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Food Insecurity and its Impact on Health

Food insecurity, the lack of consistent access to enough food to live an active and healthy life, impacts 15-18% of households in the US. Food insecurity is associated with 10 of the mostly costly and deadly preventable diseases. Learn more about the programs and benefits available to minimize food insecurity and improve overall health of at-risk populations.   

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Discuss the impact that food insecurity has on chronic disease and health disparities.
  2. Identify individuals under their care that are food insecure.
  3. Construct interventions to minimize food insecurity for individuals under their care.

    CMSA Members: $0 / Non-Members: $0
    Earn 1 Hr CCM, RN, and SW CEs

     

    PRESENTER INFORMATION:

    Bushra Davila, MBA, RD, LDN, is the Vice President of Clinical Program and Product Development at GA Foods. She is a registered dietitian and an expert in nutrition education, program development, and product brand management. Her work focuses on diet and nutrition, digestive health, and food as medicine principles. She enjoys baking, enjoying nature, trying new restaurants, and exploring the beautiful city of Chicago. Bushra earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) Dietetics and Nutrition from Northern Illinois University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Dominican University.

     

    Tuesday, July 26, 2022
    12:00p ET

    Real Stories of Affecting Change Through Grassroots Advocacy: A Panel Discussion

    CMSA is committed to supporting policy that affects case management but can’t do it alone. Efforts to enact change to improve our members’ ability to help their patients and families achieve the best health outcomes possible are best influenced at the local or state level. Communicating not only to the national legislature, but state/local policymakers as well is critical in making the connections necessary and building lasting relationships to support our needs. It will take everyone working together to truly ensure that the voice of the case manager is heard and that we have a seat at the table for any decision made that affects the patient and their family.

    Join a panel of CMSA leaders as they share their real-life experiences with local advocacy. Hear best practices for getting started and making a difference, and what to do…and what not to do…in affecting policy change on the local level individually and within your chapter.

    OBJECTIVES:

    1. Define the policy making process and understand its importance to case management
    2. Understand how individuals can influence policy on the state/local level
    3. Identify strategies on how to best affect policy changes for improved patient outcomes

      CMSA Members: $0 / Non-Members: $0
      Earn 1 Hr CCM, RN, and SW CEs

       

      MODERATOR:

      Susan Plough, PHCNS-BC, MSN, CCM

      PANELISTS:

      Eric Bergman, RN BA CCM

      Debra Emery, BS, CCM, CBIS

      Joan Sevy Majers, CCM, SNP, FACHE

      Connie Sunderhaus, RN-BC, CCM

      Joan Westgor, MSN, RN, CCM

       

      Wednesday, July 27, 2022
      12:00p ET


      Case Management Society of America

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