Massachusetts Events

News from Massachusetts Extension


With Spring in bloom, and Summer looming the Massachusetts Extension is very happy with the improving weather and success of our recent Spring Programs with Tufts Health Plan in Watertown, Vibra Hospital and the Chapter's programs; Building Strategies and Hospital- based programs. If only we were equally happy with the Red Sox's performance to date!

We have two programs scheduled in upcoming months;

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm

The Center for Advanced Therapy - D'Youville Life and Wellness Community
1071 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854

Recent changes to the PASRR Program - Trends, Compliance
Presented by: Pavel Terpelets, Institutional Program Manager (MassHealth)

The presentation will focus on recent changes to the Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) program (i.e. Level I form, referral process, add-on to the nursing facility rate, etc.), recent trends in PASRR referrals, and providers' compliance with the PASRR process.

 Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, MA - Alumni Auditorium

 Domestic and Sexual Abuse: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know A DPH-Approved Ch260 Compliance Training
Presented by: Erin C. Miller, MPS, MDV, CTSS, CASAC-T
Manager, Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Program, Newton-Wellesley Hospital

This session will discuss ethical dilemmas involving Domestic & Sexual Abuse encountered in Case Management practice. The CCMC Code of Professional Conduct will be referenced in regards to assessment, reporting and documentations of these situations. Earn 3 ethics credits towards CCM renewal along with completing the mandatory MA DPH Ch260 Compliance Training for RN License renewal.

We are very excited about offering these programs on topics that have effects on the practice of Nursing, Case Management and how we perform our day to day duties.

If you wish to attend either of these programs you may register through the links below. The Massachusetts Extension is always welcome to volunteers, so if you would like to get involved and gain experience in program planning, committee functions, etc. contact the CMSNE office at and an extension member will reach out to you.

Yours in professional case management practice,

Ken King and Virginia Heikkinen, MA Extension Co-Chairs

Massachusetts Events

Date & Location

Program Title


Wednesday, June 5, 2019
The Center for Advanced Therapy located on the D'Youville Life and Wellness Community
Lowell, MA
5 PM

Recent changes to the PASRR Program, Trends, Compliance

Sponsored by:

Thursday, July 25, 2019
Burlington, MA
4:30 - 8:00 PM

Domestic and Sexual Violence: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know
A DPH Approved Ch 260 Training

Please note: Members are reminded to register early for CMSNE programs. Programs failing to meet a minimum required registration limit 10 days prior to the program will be cancelled.

In the event you are unable to attend a program for which you registered, you must notify CMSNE 12 business hours in advance. CMSNE enforces its registration cancellation policy. Members will be billed at the non-member rate if they fail to comply with the cancellation policy. The member is also disqualified from future pre-registration. CMSNE urges you to review the Meeting Registration Cancellation policy.

Content and views presented in educational programs are those of the presenter. CMSNE endorses the pursuit of educational opportunities, however attendees should exercise their own professional and independent judgment when interpreting program content.

In the event of inclement weather, contact the CMSNE business office (603) 329-7481 to ensure the program will proceed as scheduled.