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Activity Steps


This course consists of two articles related to case management during the time of COVID-19. Part A: Death and Grieving for Family Caregivers of Loved Ones with Life Limiting Illnesses in the Era of COVID-19. Part B: Considerations for Case Managers & Case Management on the Front Lines of COVID-19: The Importance of the Individualized Care Plan Across Care Settings

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify clinical issues related to visitor restrictions and social distancing during COVID-19 for families of dying patients.
  2. Explain end-of-life guidance, including funeral and memorial service planning, to families of patients who have died during COVID-19.
  3. Describe strategies to families for the management of grief and loss of their loved one during COVID-19.
  4. Identify specific factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic that complicate the case management role.
  5. Recognize mental health needs and strategies to support both patients and providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  6. Explain principles of field case management during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Price: $11.95


  • NASW 1.0 CH

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886708055-6031) for 1.0 Social Work continuing education contact hour.

Professions: Social Worker
Test Code: PCM0321ABSW
Published: Mar/Apr 2021
Expires: 3/31/2022
Required Passing Score: 12/15 (80%)
Authors: Diane E. Holland, PhD, RN; Catherine E. Vanderboom, PhD, RN; Ann Marie Dose, PhD, RN; Derek Moore, MPH, MN, RN; ; Sheila Nelson, MSN, RN, CCM; Jean Krsnak, MSN, MBA, RN, CCM