Case Management Association Las Vegas Information


What we stand for

CMSA’s Strategic Mission


Patient Advocacy

The Case Management Society of America is the leading membership association providing professional collaboration across the health care continuum to advocate for patients’ wellbeing and improved health outcomes.


Case Managers

Fostering Case Management growth and development
Impacting health care policy
Providing evidence-based tools and resources



Why Join?

The Case Management Society of America (CMSA) is the leading, oldest, and largest membership association providing professional collaboration and education across the healthcare continuum. If there is a patient, there is most likely a CMSA member providing their Case Management.
We Are Case Management!

As a member, you gain exclusive access to benefits such as timely case management knowledge through publications, events, and access to 160+ complimentary continuing education courses 24/7. In addition, you’ll join a vast community of Case Managers practicing across the care continuum and at every level of practice*.

*CE’s vary per certifying body.


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Our Management Team

BOARD OF DIRECTORS



President

Karen Wright, MSN, RN, CCM


Karen Wright has over 20 years of nursing experience. Karen moved to Las Vegas from Southern California in 1994 and attended UNLV where she obtained her BSN. For her first 12 years in nursing, Karen worked in an acute care hospital in the intensive care unit and trauma.  Since 2012, Karen has worked with a managed care organization.  She currently oversees a telephone advice nurse team, as well as inpatient case management teams.  In 2020, Karen obtained her MSN in Leadership and Administration from Capella University.  Outside of work, her passions include traveling around the world, reading, going to see musicals, and spending time with friends and family.



President Elect

Leslie Manuel, BSN, RN, CCM


Leslie Manuel has been a nurse for over 20 years. Her clinical background is in Pediatric Oncology. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and is CCM Certified. She started her nursing career in 2000 and was a travel nurse for over 10 years. Leslie moved to Las Vegas in 2019, where she became a telephone advice nurse with a local health plan.  Currently, she is an RN Manager over telephone advice nurses and case managers. Leslie has been happily married for 7 years and has one daughter. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her family, spending time at the beach, and watching the Golden Knights. GO KNIGHTS GO!



Secretary

Paulette Raven, MSN, RN, CCM


Paulette currently works for United HealthCare as an Inpatient Case Manager as the Kaiser Liaison and has been with United HealthCare for over 7 years. She has been given many opportunities in the Continuity of Care Department to cross-train to different departments, train new employees, and work on a pilot project where she was responsible for developing all the training materials and conducting the teaching. She was also elected to the CMALV Board of Directors in August 2021.
Paulette completed her Master’s program in 2016 with an emphasis in Nursing Education. She is dedicated to a career in nursing education and to improve the overall nursing climate.


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-Edward Everett Hale.

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