Why Study Care Management at Madonna University?
- One out of five people in Michigan is aged 60 or over, and in 2015, approximately 34.2 million Americans provided unpaid care to an older adult.
- Before you graduate, your internship and numerous community contacts will provide you with hands-on experience, increase your confidence in your abilities, and start your professional network.
- With changes in health care reimbursement due to the Affordable Care Act, care coordination is a skill set that is proving valuable in all health care settings.
- Your faculty members are all respected professionals in the aging field, who bring real life experiences and skills to the classroom.
As a Care Management student, you will be prepared to address the growing and evolving concerns of an aging population. You will have expertise in a range of programs, services, housing options, and treatment approaches related to the care of older adults with chronic illnesses or other complex needs. With mastery of the care management curriculum, you will be able to develop and implement plans of care and advocate for older adults and their families. You will effectively intervene with older adults and family caregivers who need assistance with managing major life challenges. You’ll sharpen your communication and critical thinking skills, and graduate prepared to find and master a rewarding career working in community care.
|Careers||Employers of Alumni|
|Volunteer Manager||Area agencies on aging|
|Service Coordinator||Physicians' offices|
|Intake Coordinator||Skilled nursing facilities|
|Community Liaison||Non-profit organizations|
|Community Health Worker||Home care agencies|