Cathie Abrahamsen, RN, MSN

(HealthWorks Consulting Associates)

Professional Discipline:
• Nursing
Special Qualifications:
• Fellowship in Patient Safety
JC Experience:
• JCAHO Surveyor 15 years, including training/experiences that follow:
– – Behavioral Health Manual
– – Hospital Manual
– – Special Methadone Training
– – Faculty/Department of Education for Regional and Custom Programs
• Corporate Clinical Consultant
– – Oversight of 17 hospitals Accreditation Preparation (JCAHO, HCFA, CHAMPUS)
– – Clinical Program oversight, development and consultation
CMS Experience:
• Corporate Clinical Consultant
– – Oversight of 17 hospitals Accreditation Preparation (JCAHO, HCFA, CHAMPUS)
– – Assist organizations with corrective action plans and ongoing compliance
Hospital Experience:
• Surveyed state hospitals
• Staff nurse
• Clinical leadership positions
Community Experience:
• Masters in community mental health
• Taught undergraduate community health nursing
• Surveyed community mental health organizations for JC
Consulting Interests:
• Accreditation Preparation and Compliance
• Education
• Treatment Planning
• Patient Safety
• PI
• Clinical programming design
For Customer Contact:
847-359-5271
 
Misc:
• Home State: IL
• CV Available Upon Request