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Case Management Introduction

About the Case Management Program, presented at a Sutter Health Case Management Council meeting.

These slides are also available as a PDF download.


Research Activities and Projects by Case Management Faculty

  • Implementation of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) in Japan (Fusae Kondo Abbott)
    • Poster presentation on "Fundamentals for Successful Implementation of the CDSMP: A Japanese Case" at the "International Conference on Patient Self-Management" at Victoria, Canada in 2005
      CDSMP Poster Board
    • Kondo, F. (2006). Patient Empowerment: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, JIM, 16(12), 994-995.              
    • Kondo, F. 2008, (Translation) [Living a healthy life with chronic conditions: Self-management of heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, and others  (3rd ed.) written by Lorig, K; Holman, H; Sobel, D; Laurent, D; Gonzalez, V; & Minor, M. (2006). Boulder, CO: Bull Publishing Company] Tokyo: Kango Kyokai Shuppankai (ISBN978-4-8180-1333-9).
    • Keiko Yukawa, Yoshihiko Yamazaki, Yuki Yonekura, Taisuke Togari, Fusae K. Abbott, Mieko Homma, Minjeong Park, Yumi Kagawa (2010). Effectiveness of Chronic Disease Self-management Program in Japan: Preliminary report of a longitudinal study. Nursing and Health Sciences, 12, 456-463.
    • A report, "A Review of a Children's Self-Management Program Offered in England - Staying Positive: Self-Management Workshops" to the National Center for Child Health and Development (; in Japan in 2010
  • Poster presentation on "Synthesis Projects by CM MSN Students at Samuel Merritt College" at the American Case Management Association's Annual Conference and at the Case Management Society of America's Annual Conference in 2006 (Fusae Abbott & Janet Rowland)
    CDSMP Poster Board
  • Poster presentation entitled "Clinical and Financial Impact of the Pharmacy Therapeutic Benefit Change Implemented in 2008" at the SMU Spring Science Symposium in 2009 (Fusae Abbott, in collaboration with the Medication Management Committee at Medical SutterSelect Health Plan)
    CDSMP Poster Board
  • Poster presentation entitled "Improving Transition from Hospital to Home" at the 2010 NICM/ACMA Case Management Conference in San Antonio, TX in 2010 (Fusae Abbott, in collaboration with Jan Van der Mei at Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region)
    CDSMP Poster Board
  • Poster presentation on "Evaluation of the MSN-Prepared CM New Graduates' Orientation and Mentorship Program" at the SMU Spring Science Symposium in 2011 (Fusae Abbott & Janet Rowland), in collaboration with Wendy De Vreugd at Kindred Healthcare, Inc.)
    CDSMP Poster Board

Life as a ELMSN Case Management Student by Shirley Ng
Life as a Case Management Student

Case Management in 2011 by Janet Rowland
Case Management in 2011


Please check out these YouTube videos to learn more about Case Management practices. These videos were not produced by Samuel Merritt University, nor are they the property of Samuel Merritt University.


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